Encourage Active Adventuring In Your Kids

Parenting, DIY & Tips
It's pretty common knowledge that the modern world has changed drastically from when we were children ourselves, to how our children experience the world now. Kids seem to grow up so fast - you would be amazed at the amount of children under six years old who are already technologically...

Millennial Generation Faces Unprecedented Challenges in Affording Child Care

Parenting, Lifestyle
*press release* Millennial Generation Faces Unprecedented Challenges in Affording Child Care New Report Highlights a Generation Burdened with Debt, High Unemployment, and Difficult Choices Arlington, VA, March 21, 2017 – The clash between the American dream and the American reality has gotten dramatically worse for millennials seeking to have a...

Food First: A Mom's Guide To Getting Through The Morning

Lifestyle, Parenting, DIY & Tips
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Image source Weekday mornings are a battle for almost every parent. From dragging your children kicking and screaming out of bed (when they somehow wake up happily at 6AM at the weekends before coming in to bounce on your bed as you attempt to get...

Modern Momma Guide To Child Nutrition

Parenting, DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
Image credit (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Having children is a gorgeous thing.  From the moment we discover we are pregnant right through to the late teens, our children will give us great insight to who we are, teach us to be calm and overcome huge hurdles.  We feel our...

After School Snacks That Your Kids Will Love

Parenting, DIY & Tips
Who remembers those days of getting home from school and slumping down in front of the TV with a huge bag of potato chips or a bowl of cookies? It feels as though back in the day, we all ate a whole lot of food that was terrible for us...

Overcoming Challenges of a Breakup When You Have Kids

Parenting
Breaking up is an extremely hard thing to go through - and it’s made even harder if are living with your former partner and have kids. As well as the emotional strain, you have to go through practical issues like where each of you will live, how you will divide...

How To Plan The Perfect Sleepover Feast

DIY & Tips, Parenting
Planning a sleepover for your daughter and her friends is perhaps one of the easiest parties to arrange. A sleepover is exciting and all about late night chats and midnight feasts and secrets. Sleepovers are a diehard part of childhood and every child should have the experience of being the...

The Cutest Heart Braid Tutorial for Little Girls From KidSnips

Lifestyle, Parenting
This post is an advertisement. The thing that is so fun about having little girls is playing dress up and watching them just be the cutest, prettiest little girls! Just in time for Valentine's Day, until February 28, 2017, KidSnips all over Chicago is offering hair braid style for your...

How To Do Quick & Easy Lice Checks at Home with KidSnips

DIY & Tips, Parenting
Sponsored by KidSnips (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Lice. Just the word give me the creeps! With 2 daughters in elementary school, this is one of those things that all parent cringe about. Once a child has lice in the classroom, it can very easily transfer to your kid. And...

Become A Kitchen Master By The Time You're 30 And Kill It At Family Gatherings

Lifestyle, DIY & Tips, Parenting
Cooking used to be a skill that we all acquired early on in life, helping out our moms and dads in the kitchen and learning as we went along. But with the rise of the packaged meal, ubiquitous takeout joints, and home delivery services, much of that learning process has...

6 Simple Better Eating Habits To Try in 2017

DIY & Tips, Lifestyle, Parenting
6 SIMPLE BETTER EATING HABITS TO TRY IN 2017 This post is sponsored by goodnessknows. The New Year always gets us inspired to eat better, live a more active lifestyle and set goals to reach that improve our lives. I am teaming up with goodnessknows for their #tryalittlegoodness campaign; sharing...

Get Your Kids Excited About Math

Parenting
With my 3 kids now all in school and math curriculum changing, I find it harder to help them with their everyday assignments! Let's face it, when was the last time you used fractions or algebraic equations?! However, we all know that mathematics teaches much more than the actual problem....

Preparing Delicious Meals Every Day

DIY & Tips, Parenting
I had the honor of being featured on CilantroCooks.com. And here is part of the article. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Johanna M. Cook, better known as “Momma Cuisine,” is a national television and video cooking personality who shows viewers how to prepare great everyday meals. We had a chance...

When You Can't Stop The Kids From Feeling Heartache

Parenting
Life as a family is a constant evolution. Everyday the kids are growing and learning something new. Everyday presents a new challenge to overcome. For the most part, it's "everyday life challenges" at first.  What happens when life gets real? What happens when the kids experience divorce? What happens when...

A short film reminding you to play with your kids by Radio Flyer

Parenting, Lifestyle
Radio Flyer Showcases "Taking Flight", A Short Movie (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); On Saturday, September 10, 2016, me and kids visited the Radio Flyer headquarters in Chicago to watch the premiere of "Taking Flight", a short film by Moonbot studios. "Taking Flight" is about learning how to use your...

Quick and Healthy Lactose-Free Lunchbox Ideas by GoVeggieFoods

DIY & Tips, Parenting
QUICK & HEALTHY LACTOSE-FREE LUNCHBOX IDEAS As much as we all don’t want to admit it, Back to School season is right around the corner! To make your lives a little easier, GO VEGGIE has put together a list of quick, healthy lunchbox ideas for you. Check it out, you will...

Mommin' Ain't Easy!!

Lifestyle, Parenting
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Mommin' Ain't Easy!! Check out this new Momma Cuisine design, "Mommin' Ain't Easy". See it on pajamas and maternity shirts too in the Momma Cuisine e-store!  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

How A Mom Created Her Own Organic Baby Food Line with @OrgaNums

Parenting, Lifestyle
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); How A Mom Created Her Own Organic Baby Food Line with OrgaNums The number one concern of a new mother is her child’s health and when Ashley Rossi couldn’t find baby food that fit her nutritious criteria, she took matter into her own hands. CEO...

Beating The Odds (On Life, Sickness and Love)

Parenting, Lifestyle
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});Beating The Odds (On Life, Sickness and Love)Written by Jacqueline TaleonI was diagnosed with lupus when I was 24. I was  a new mom with a full time job trying to balance work and life at the same time. My plate was full and the last...

Relationships: Looking For Love Where It No Longer Exists

Parenting
There are so many sides to divorce. One thing I have learned this past weekend is that you cannot change the way your ex sees you or acts towards you. The best thing you can do is to continue to become a better person. It is very emotional, very hurtful...