Sometimes the greatest words a mom can hear are—“There’s an app for that.” Between caring for our children, and managing the household as well as our lives, things can become hectic. Luckily, we hold a sea of applications right in the palm of our hands. So, grab your smart phone and start a list, because…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on August 20, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Digital technology is not only changing the way we live and work, but also the way we learn. In the past several decades the educational realm has slowly been transformed by technological innovations.
Before, the classroom served as their stomping grounds—where students learned from teachers, facts were found in…Continue
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As summer comes to a close, children begin to cut back on summer luxuries like junk food, TV and video games. Soon, it will be time to eat healthier, read more and adjust to an earlier bedtime schedule (yay!).
As students get used to their new school…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on August 6, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
There is no feeling quite like the sun warming your face on that very first summer day. It reminds us of picnics, bar-b-ques, and time with friends and family at a beach or lake. But, while you’re enjoying the great outdoors, the sun is causing damage to your skin.
We all know that overexposure…Continue
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With August approaching we realize summer will soon be over. As parents, summer reminds of our childhood memories—spending the day outdoors, soaking up the warm summer sun and playing hide-and-seek in the tall grass.
The same can’t be said for our children today. With the digital age upon us, the world moves fast and many children are missing the important moments in life that should be remembered and cherished.
With precious time left in summer, we challenge…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on July 30, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
As new or expecting parents, your first step is to begin thinking about keeping the newest member of your household safe and healthy. A child’s nursery is his or her safe haven. It is the one place that you, as parents, can protect them from environmental toxins that are harmful to your child’s health.…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on May 27, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
To the untrained eye old milk cartons, keyboards and T-shirts appear to be identical to other items you might find in your everyday trash. But did you know that beautiful and amazing things could be made from the stuff you throw away? It’s called Upcycling.
Upcycling is the process of converting…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on June 4, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Being a great dad can be tough work! Between long hours at the office, keeping up with projects around the house/yard, helping the kids with homework or that perfect pitch and taking turns shuttling the kids to afterschool activities and games, there’s lots to do! So what better way to make sure they…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on June 11, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
In our daily lives, we are exposed to a startling number of chemicals from the pesticides sprayed on the produce we eat and pollutants in the water we drink to the industrial chemicals found in the air we breathe. Although we do our best to reduce the amount of chemical exposure we experience in our…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on June 19, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Instagram has taken the Internet by storm, and their latest update means you now have access to an entire new suite of tools to help you promote and increase brand recognition for your blog. For those of you who don’t use Instagram as actively as others, Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing,…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on June 25, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
How many parents are tired of hearing, “What’s that green stuff” or “I don’t like it?” It seems we have a better chance of getting our children to eat snacks loaded with refined sugar and preservatives than natural fruits or vegetables. Who can blame the kids though?
The effectiveness of guerilla…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on July 2, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
When you were a child, do you remember having story time with mom and dad? Grabbing your favorite bedtime story from the bookshelf, curling up under the blanket and turning off all the lights except the lamp next to you. Anything was possible then. It was your chance to visit new and exciting worlds,…Continue
With modern technology, we’re able to capture life’s most captivating moments with just a click of a button. Those moments are stored in our phone’s photo album or directly uploaded to social media sites. We keep these photos because they are nostalgic. They remind us of a time or…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on July 17, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Mommy Masters welcomes Ella Moss, this month’s contributing blogger. She is the mother of two who decided to pursue a career in freelance writing so she could spend more time at home with her children. Ella offers wonderful tips for traveling abroad…perfect timing for summer!
Traveling outside of the US, especially if you haven’t before, is an exciting prospect. However, it can also be a little daunting; a different language,…
Added by Ellie Hirsch on June 6, 2014 at 10:45am — No Comments
** The end-of-the-school-year craziness must surely subtract five years off a mom's life.
** I am sooooooooo done with the packing of the lunches.
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I've asked myself this question a few times over the past 8 months. You want to go somewhere that may not necessarily be infant friendly, and are wondering how they'll take it. I've come up with a list of a few places I've been over the past several months and decided to give you my thoughts on being there with a baby.
Added by Lindsey Mommy on May 19, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Have you ever been in a writer's rut? If you're a freelancer, a novelist, a blogger or any other type of writer, I'm sure you have. One way to help boot the block is to head to a writer's conference or workshop. How can it help you?
You'll be surrounded by like minded people. What better way to spend a day or even weekend than by chatting with other writers? Okay, I'm sure one of you is answering with a better way, but not much better.
You'll learn something new to try out in…
Added by Marcia Fowler on May 19, 2014 at 7:06pm — No Comments
Did you know that the asparagus is considered an…Continue
This week's post shows how we adapted a recipe to fit the needs and taste for our family. There are a few unusual steps but it works great for us. Let me know what you think.
Added by Kimberly Cargile on May 23, 2014 at 9:34am — No Comments