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Cost of Living in an ADHD Nation

Mommy Masters welcomes guest contributor, Ali Lawrence, who shares her perspective on such a prevalent topic families are dealing with. 

There is no worse feeling than being told that your child has a medical condition, one that could affect them for their…

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on July 19, 2014 at 10:15am — No Comments

The July 2014 Parenting Tip: SMILE!

This month’s parenting tip is super simple!  All you have to do is smile!  Yep, that’s right…SMILE!  It’s pretty amazing how such a simple facial expression can change you and those around you, including your children.


Would you rather be around someone who is always smiling or constantly frowning?  Which person would create a better atmosphere for those around him/her?  I will…

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on July 12, 2014 at 7:52am — No Comments

It's Not Their Fault...It's YOURS!!!

It’s really easy to blame your child when their behavior is less than stellar.  Right now in my house, my seven year old and five year old seem to feel they are entitled to everything and anything.  I have given them the “you need to be grateful for everything you have” speech, along with the “you need to earn these things, not just expect them” speech, and the ever popular, “money doesn’t grow on trees” talk.  I constantly feel like a broken record and after pondering why my words of wisdom…

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on June 24, 2014 at 2:41pm — No Comments

Suit Up...It's Summertime!

What is the deal with women and bathing suits?  (That was a rhetorical question.)  Why are we SO embarrassed to be seen in one in front of our friends?  Guys could not care less and are the first ones in the pool after the kids jump in.  Yet we sit in the heat, covered, knowing our swim suit will never see the light of day,…

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on June 19, 2014 at 11:41am — No Comments

Summer Travel Tips for Your Family:

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,…

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on June 6, 2014 at 10:45am — No Comments

Meet the Mommy Master-You Could be Featured Next!

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on May 19, 2014 at 10:55am — No Comments

What Kind of Mother are YOU?

There are many different kinds of mothers.  Ones that are fun and silly, some that are strict and rigid, those that are selfless and compassionate, others that are perfectionists and sticklers, and moms who are in the process of learning what defines their style of motherhood.  For me, I fall into all of these categories, depending on the…

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on May 9, 2014 at 12:49pm — No Comments

May 2014 Parenting Tip-Mother’s Day Edition

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on May 7, 2014 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Reconnect with YOUR spouse:

We all know the typical stereotypes of married couples we joke about to our other married friends.  The reason it makes us all laugh is because many (okay all) of these stereotypes are pretty much true!…
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Added by Ellie Hirsch on April 25, 2014 at 1:57pm — No Comments

April 2014 Parenting Tip- Time for a Reading Revitalizer

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on April 2, 2014 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Making Room for Each Other: How Bringing Home a Baby Can be an Opportunity to Strengthen the Partner Relationship

Mommy Masters welcomes guest blogger, Dayna Kurtz, a social worker and personal trainer, who provides women with support when entering the world of motherhood.  Dayna shares great tips with us on how to build an even stronger bond with your partner, once baby enters the picture.…

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on March 24, 2014 at 1:56pm — No Comments

Meet the March Mommy Master and Get Inspired!

Mommy Master of the Month

Congratulations to Taryn Lund, founder of Chicago ReDesign, who is helping moms create their dream space.  Taryn decided to make her dreams a reality when she created her own business, allowing her to spend more time being a mom.  Taryn’s passion for parenting fueled her passion to succeed, and she is an inspiration to all…
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Added by Ellie Hirsch on March 20, 2014 at 7:49pm — No Comments

Time to "Face" Getting Older

We focus so heavily on our children’s birthdays and how fast they are growing up and getting older.  Newsflash…that means we are getting older too!  As my husband is about to turn 40 and I am only a few short years away, I have been focusing more and more on what it really means to be getting older.  In our twenties, my husband and I always talked about what 40 would look like.  When you are 21, 40 might as well be 70.  Not sure how it…

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on March 17, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

March Parenting Tip: Time to Get Stricter with your Sitter’s Pictures!

When we leave our children in the hands of a sitter, we typically go through a checklist of items, to ensure we are all on the same page.  Some examples may include discussing bedtime routines, going over any necessary medications, emergency contact information, how late we might be out, etc.  We rarely think about social media and how it affects our sitter and more importantly, our child.…
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Added by Ellie Hirsch on March 6, 2014 at 10:57am — 2 Comments

Meet the February Mommy Master-You could be next!

Mommy Master of the Month

Congratulations to the Mommy Master of the Month, LaKia Allen.  As a mother and entrepreneur, LaKia certainly knows how hard it is to balance it all and how easy it is to feel defeated and run-down.  She is helping moms gain the confidence to bounce back!

LaKia LaKia Allen is a certified life and health coach. She is also the founder and owner of Connect 3 Coaching…

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on February 25, 2014 at 12:07pm — No Comments

February 2014 Parenting Tip: This Will Knock Your Socks Off

February 2014 Parenting Tip: This Will Knock Your Socks Off…
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Added by Ellie Hirsch on February 22, 2014 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Can We Be Too Present?

As mothers we are always wondering if we are present enough in our children’s lives. Lately, I have actually pondered if it’s possible to be too present???

As a stay-at-home mother (who works from home), I take my “job” very seriously and put 110% into parenting my children (and my husband).  I make sure I am involved in their school and know their teachers well, drop them off and pick them up every day, know who their friends are, invest the time to tailor…

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on February 12, 2014 at 9:11pm — No Comments

A Dad's Perspective Series: What about Dads?

A Dad's Perspective

We welcome dad, J.D., also known as “Papa Bear”, visiting us from DadPost.com, who shares his perspective on how dads get left out when it comes to advertisers and Hollywood.  He is a passionate father who believes dads need to be recognized for their dedication and hard work, and deserve to share the spotlight with women!

 I get up every morning to get the kids ready. I make breakfast,…

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on February 5, 2014 at 1:39pm — No Comments

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