Keeping Your Sense of Self When You're Also a Mother and Wife

Parenting, Lifestyle
Having children is one of the most incredible things you will do in life, but being a parent is hard work. Once you become a parent, your life is dedicated to this little person, and in the process, you can definitely ‘lose’ a part of your identity. While you will...

The Benefits of Yoga for Children by KidSnips

Parenting, Lifestyle
This post is sponsored by KidSnips. In our over-scheduled, fast-paced world, our children have very little time to slow down and decompress. While they may like to relax in front of a screen, it may not be the best way for them to relieve stress. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});...

Vlog: Losing Yourself In Motherhood

Parenting
Motherhood is shock to many moms. As we work to create our families, we sometimes tend to feel like we are losing our sense of self in the process. The woman we once knew is evolving. Our ideas of how motherhood would be is very different from the reality. Our...

ADHD or Sleep Deprived? By KidSnips

Parenting, DIY & Tips
Sponsored by KidSnips Does your child have ADHD or are they just sleep deprived? New research has parents asking that question. In the 8 year period between 2003 and 2011, the number of children with ADHD climbed around 40 percent. According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in ten...

Understanding Your Family Food

Parenting, DIY & Tips
(Image Source) (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Food is one of the scariest things in the modern world. When you consider how far each of your meals has to travel before it reaches your plate, along with the people coming into contact with it, it can be hard to remain...

Planning for Your Future: The Best Place to Have a Baby

Parenting, Lifestyle
Article sponsored by KidSnips for Momma Cuisine.  Making a decision to have a baby is a huge crossroads for young couples.  You may be considering when and where you want to have your baby and raise your children.  A new, just released study has information on where you can do...

Lice is not nice! Back to School Lice Prevention Tips by KidSnips

Parenting, DIY & Tips
Article provided and sponsored by KidSnips As your child returns to school this month, they may join their classmates in a trend that is happening nationwide.  School systems are doing lice checks in an effort to prevent outbreaks in the classroom.   (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); September is National...

Back To School Mindset For Moms

DIY & Tips, Lifestyle, Parenting
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Back To School Essentials You Didn't Think Of

DIY & Tips, Parenting
This post contains affiliate links. Prices subject to change without notice. School is back in sesh and parents and kids are running around making sure to get every item on the school list to be ready for school. But there are a few things not on that list that will help...

Watching the Eclipse in Chicago with Kids

Lifestyle, Parenting, DIY & Tips
Sponsored by KidSnipsWatching the Eclipse in Chicago with Kids The countdown is on for this month's big scientific phenomenon, one that hasn't been seen in the continental United States in 40 years and won't be seen again for decades.  The total eclipse of the sun will be August 21st and will...

Behind The Scenes Filming with Kenmore

Lifestyle, Parenting
I love including my kids in my business and brand and I am so happy to work with brands who allow me to work and be a mom. Kenmore and Momma Cuisine have been partners for about 4 years and I love that I was able to bring my daughters...

Are You Ready With Your Summer Hair? A Step-By-Step Guide From KidSnips

Parenting, DIY & Tips
This post is an advertisement.  Read along to find some of the coolest braids around Chi-town this summer! Visit us for more details and styles that you like, and KidSnips will be happy to work on your summer style! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); French Fish Tail Bun:   Step...

Your Baby's Foodie Journey with Olababy

Parenting, DIY & Tips
For all the babies born this past fall and winter, it is time to throw down the bottle and begin their foodie journey with introduction to solid foods and eventual self-feeding. Healthy eating habits are established at a very young age so this transition period is critical to your child’s...

5 Ideas for the Upcoming Father's Day

Parenting, DIY & Tips, Holiday
Fathers are considered to be the backbone of a family. He works hard to fulfill all the needs of his family. The sad part is that unlike mother’s day, father’s day isn’t celebrated with the same enthusiasm. In fact, most of us usually fail to remember father’s day. If you...

5 Easy Chores to Teach your Kids

Home & garden, DIY & Tips, Parenting
When it comes to parenting, doing chores with kids is probably the biggest life lesson your children will learn at a young age. Not only this will help them to learn some important household work but also it will create a sense of responsibility. In addition to this, chores also...

The Straight Goop On Sunscreen

Parenting, DIY & Tips
The Straight Goop On Sunscreen This post is an advertisement for ThinkBaby Sport With summer upon us, even if it doesn’t quite seem like it, folks need to start thinking about sunscreen. Okay, let’s dispel that concept first. UVA rays are the same whether it’s January or August, so you should consider sunscreen...

Crafting A Child's Bedroom To Be Beautiful, Memorable & Envied

Parenting, Home & garden, DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
Flickr (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Designing a child’s bedroom is the perfect place to exercise your creative talents. Not only is this the exact location where you’re going to get away with our flights into decors fantasy without even raising an eyebrow, but it’s a great way to encourage...

Modern Day Homeschooling by GEM Food Mag

Parenting, Lifestyle
More and more families are opting to homeschool their children. We highlighted Natasha Nicholes in our Spring/Summer issue of GEM Food Mag to see how she balances and takes advantages of daily activities to teach her adorable children in an everyday life setting.  Turn to page 23 for the full story....

Vlog: When Motherhood Is Hard

Parenting
Episode 1: Savoring Family Life on MommaCuisineTV  Subscribe to MommaCuisineTV on YouTube Do you have a Roku Player? Get the Momma Cuisine Roku Channel for free today!  TV cooking personality, Johanna M. Cook is Momma Cuisine and she has started an all new real-life series called, "Savoring Family Life".  About...

101 of Hairstyling at KidSnips

DIY & Tips, Parenting
This post is an advertisement.  Are you ready for the Summer and the sunshine? We sure are! Whether it is a special event, a festival or just a feel-good-coz-my-hair-looks-nice kind of a day, we’ve got your back! KidSnips does beautiful braids, styles and up-dos for special events including weddings, graduations,...