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Plan The Perfect Mother's Day For Your Mom: Free Mother's Day Song, Song Lyrics, Arts + Crafts Activity, And Mad Lib For Kids

With Mother's Day fast approaching, we put together a couple of great Mother's Day printables for kids.



Head on over to our blog, learn at kiboomu daily, and check out our song for Mother's Day, song lyrics, mad lib worksheet and arts & crafts activity!



It's Time To Learn, Laugh, Sing & Grow!…

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Added by Wendy Wiseman on May 4, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Best Companies to Work For, Best Cities to Live In:For Working Moms

Did you ever wonder what might be the best possible city to work in and raise your family? What city offers the biggest potential to earn money, has accessible childcare, healthcare and affordable living? Wonder no more. ForbesWoman.com compiled the results and we'd like to know if you agree with their findings. If you already live and work in one of the cities mentioned below, than you must be pumped. However, if your current city of choice is no where to be found... consider an alternative… Continue

Added by Bradi Nathan on January 5, 2010 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

Christmas brings back dear memories of Momma

memory of Momma

I've erected a Christmas tree, added some lights, and even some colorful ornaments, but I cannot seem to get it like Momma's tree use to be.



Find out why I cannot get my expensive Christmas tree to stack up to Momm'a Goodwill version by reading the "Christmas brings back dear memories of Momma" full blog… Continue

Added by Anasthia on December 11, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Confession: I lie about my age

In real life, I'm 23 years old.



Yes, I'm 23 and I'm a mother and I'm married and WHAT?



I know, I get it all. the. time.





"Wow you look so young to have a baby!"

"Yeah, I'm, um, 23."

"Oh. Yeah...well...you are young to have a baby."





"Oh my gosh you have a baby? You look like you're 18!"






And then comes the questions: Am I married? When did I get married? Why? Was it an accident? Are you working? Still… Continue

Added by Michelle Horton on November 27, 2009 at 7:33am — No Comments

Tips (And Recipes) For a Healthy Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, you might think it is impossible to stick to a healthy eating plan-right? Wrong! Although high calorie foods and holidays go hand in hand, it is 100% possible to stay on track! Do not let the cornucopia of food options weigh you down; it is time to kick off the holiday season right. Follow these tips to ensure you have a happy AND healthy season!



Top 10 Thanksgiving Survival Tips



1. Eat a well-balanced breakfast and lunch before… Continue

Added by Joanna Dolgoff, MD on November 21, 2009 at 1:06pm — No Comments

New Study: Obesity Causes Cancer!

Many parents view their children’s excess weight as an aesthetic issue. They worry their kids won’t be liked in school, won’t be picked in gym, and won’t be pursued by members of the opposite sex. According to the American Institute of Cancer Research, parents have a lot more than looks to be concerned about. New research shows that about 100,500 new cases of cancer are caused by obesity each year.



Obesity is known to cause many deleterious health effects but this study is one of the… Continue

Added by Joanna Dolgoff, MD on November 15, 2009 at 9:41am — No Comments

Using Your Child’s Fitness Personality to Create a Fun Exercise Regimen!

Personality traits, genetics, and athletic ability combine to influence kids’ attitudes toward participation in sports and other physical activities. Help your kids figure out their fitness personality based on their overall personality to ensure a lifelong love of exercise!



If your child is very social, encourage team sports, dance classes, biking, or skateboarding with a friend. These activities will keep your child active and entertained for hours.



For the introspective… Continue

Added by Joanna Dolgoff, MD on November 2, 2009 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Acupuncture and Weight Loss

Last month, a colleague approached me about exploring the role of acupuncture in weight loss. As a traditional Western medicine physician, I was skeptical about its merits. While many of my patients have used herbs and other holistic treatments, I have never been a believer. But, since I am willing to do anything to help my patients, I decided to use myself as a guinea pig to see if acupuncture was something I should be recommending.



First, I did some research. I wanted to know the… Continue

Added by Joanna Dolgoff, MD on October 19, 2009 at 3:39pm — 1 Comment

Our Worst Fears Are Coming True. America's Children Are Dying.

Our worst fears have finally come true. Overweight teens are dying from heart disease. Pediatricians have long feared that the rising number of severely obese children and teens would soon start to suffer from adult complications of obesity, like heart attacks, strokes, and death. And now it is happening.



According to the St. Louis County medical examiner, a 13-year old football player who collapsed during football practice died as a direct result of “hypertensive cardiovascular… Continue

Added by Joanna Dolgoff, MD on October 12, 2009 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Imagine

I haven't heard this song in ages and it was on the radio tonight and wow did it really make me think!



here is the video by the way:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okd3hLlvvLw



here are the lyrics:

Imagine there's no heaven

It's easy if you try

No hell below us

Above us only sky

Imagine all the people

Living for today...



Imagine there's no countries

It isn't hard to do

Nothing to kill or die for

And no religion… Continue

Added by Bethany Jones on September 21, 2009 at 6:06pm — No Comments

Do You Love Basketball? Want to Spend the Day WIth Your Daughter?

Love Basketball? Wanna Take Center Stage in MSG at Half-Time?



When I was growing up in Westchester, NY in the 60's, my brother was regularly asked by my dad to go see the all-star, championship NBA team, the "New York Knickerbockers" (aka Knicks) play. Yes, those were the days of Walt Frazier, Dave DeBusschere, Earl the Pearl, Willis Reed, Senator Bill Bradley and other "dream-team" players of all time. When my dad would ask my brother, never considering that I would find basketball… Continue

Added by Bradi Nathan on September 2, 2009 at 6:40pm — No Comments

"The Im-possum-ble Dream"

My daughter loves animals. Let me clarify...my daughter is OBSESSED with animals. One of the aspects of Aspergers - it's her "passion".



When she was a toddler, we bought her plastic animals in bulk to play with and she would spend hours organizing them in a marching waves across the tv room floor. The penguins in front, polar bears off to the side - so they won't eat the penguins - monkeys pushing up the rear.



As a Jewish mom I didn't let it throw me. I just thought, "so,… Continue

Added by Sarah Maizes on August 30, 2009 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Battle of the Blood... or just zip it Mother!

My mum arrived exactly a week ago and as always the rollercoaster has had as many highs as lows in the last 7 days and 5h09 min... I love her more than anything and she truly is my best friend. I have always had that sort of amazing relationship with her. The sort of relationship most my friends envied with passion. She is my confident and the shoulder to cry on, even miles away. We have always been able to tell her everything, I mean EVERYTHING. She knew all our little secrets as well as my… Continue

Added by Peggy Poyser on August 25, 2009 at 4:34pm — No Comments

How a Little Boy Named Stellan Made Me a Better Mother

I learned about Jennifer and Stellan a few days ago, and that sweet little boy has been on my mind since then. Jennifer’s beautiful blog, My Charming Kids, is actually one of the first mom blogs I ever came across seven months ago when I started my blog, but I hadn’t checked in until a tweet by another mom caught my attention. Stellan, one of four, is her nine-month-old adorable little boy who has heart failure, and Jennifer blogs about their difficult and heart-breaking journey every day. More… Continue

Added by Dagmar Bleasdale on July 30, 2009 at 11:21am — No Comments

Please help.. Family In Need: Mom of 7 Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

I like to believe that at Mom Fuse are all about helping moms, usually we post topics and articles on different parenting related issues but this post is more special and dear to me than any post I’ve ever done.



Recently a good friend of ours was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer and their family is in desperate need of some financial assistance. She was employed as a nurse and brought in most of the money but she’s recently had to quit her job because of the cancer. Now that… Continue

Added by Jessica @ Mom Fuse on July 21, 2009 at 12:27am — No Comments

The Tale of the Dung Beetle

The Tale of the Dung Beetle

By Pamela Victor



My daughter Sierra, her friend Hope (oh! how this name foreshadows our tale!) and I were walking the dog early one summer morn. The weather was, for once, lovely. Not too hot. Not too cool. Not too buggy even. The girls brought a carrot each, a treat for our neighbor's fine equine companions. Birds chirped. Wind whispered. Girls giggled. All was well in our little piece of the world.



My little nature girl, Sierra, cried out… Continue

Added by Pamela Victor on July 16, 2009 at 12:11pm — No Comments

Healthy School Birthday Ideas

Healthy Birthday Snack Ideas:



A child’s school birthday celebration should be centered around the child; instead, it has become centered around cupcakes. Parents bring in these unhealthy treats and kids rejoice. Yet with the current child obesity crisis, many are rethinking this caloric tradition. In response, I have created this list of healthy birthday school celebrations. Enjoy them! And please, let me know if you have any additional suggestions.



Non-Food… Continue

Added by Joanna Dolgoff, MD on June 30, 2009 at 1:50pm — No Comments

The Cupcake Wars: As Seen in the NY Times (Plus More!)

The Cupcake Wars: As Seen in the NY Times (Plus More!)

Last week, there was an article in the NY Times about Meme Roth and her fight with her children’s school concerning school birthday parties and cupcakes.



What sets her off is the junk food served on special occasions: the cupcakes that come out for every birthday, the doughnuts her children were once given in gym, the sugary “Fun-Dip” packets that some parent provided the whole class on Valentine’s Day.



“I thought… Continue

Added by Joanna Dolgoff, MD on June 25, 2009 at 9:36pm — 1 Comment

Well Needed Time to Myself

I was singing like a bird yesterday morning with everything moving like clockwork. It was going to be my first day spent without the children. Coffee was brewing and pancakes were steaming. Axel and Brevitt woke up early so that they could get to Mountain Boarding camp on time and Tucker had gone to sleep talking about the Bouncy House that he was going to jump on all the next day. I looked outside and it was sunny for the first time in months and my bike was sitting outside waiting for me to… Continue

Added by Jillylivi on June 21, 2009 at 9:49am — No Comments

A Wheelchair, mortar and pestle, and a hug

The other day I was at the park with the kids and ran into a neighbor and her 2-year-old. We struck up a pleasant swing-set conversation. About mid-way through our talk of neighborhood events and happenings, M, who had gone down the slides a few times, came running up to us. She stopped, faced our neighbor, and randomly (loudly) declares, "My Khun Yai is in a wheelchair!"



My neighbor looked at M in a moment of awkward silence, but quickly recovered, pulling from her bag of… Continue

Added by Rosana Vollmerhausen on June 18, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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