What is the first thing that draws you to read an article or blog? Our attention is often initially captured by an image. In our digital age, social media sites such as Instagram and Pinterest have driven the trend toward image-centric content. Images can bridge the gap between words and feelings, enhance posts, and establish an overarching look and feel to your blog. Without a word, your…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on October 23, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Have you ever stumbled upon a blog that inspired you, challenged you, or made you want to do something extraordinary? We are all inspired by something, and sometimes we want to share it with the world. Round-up posts allow you to do just that, by creating a collection of links to blogs and posts by other authors. They are also a great way to share information that you find interesting or…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on October 16, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments
A blog is a great way to connect with an abundance of people, including those you have never met before, but it’s equally as important to protect your privacy and security in the process. Having the knowledge and tools to keep your personal information behind-the-scenes of your blog private and secure is essential…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on October 8, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments
While we all have different reasons for choosing to blog (some want to sell products, others want to offer resources) all our goals hinge on one important factor—blog traffic. Without readers and views, it’s difficult to reach the various goals we set for ourselves as bloggers. Luckily, there are many ways to…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on September 24, 2014 at 1:36pm — No Comments
Many of us have set up our blog, but don’t necessarily know where to begin, or what to write about. The beauty of a blog is that nothing is written in stone. You can modify the content in your blog and change the topics you discuss at any point. However, this can make it difficult to get…Continue
Nesting is an important part of preparing for a child. Whether you’re a first time mother, or have done this before, we all want to create something special for our little bundles of joy.
It can be easy to pick out a new crib and matching chair with a state-of-the art changing station, but before you begin your journey of designing the nursery of your dreams, you must set a budget. Be realistic about what you can afford, and remember that you will receive gifts at…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on September 10, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
Fran Drescher is known for her unforgettable role as the eccentric Fran Fine on the 90s hit TV series The Nanny. Today, she is making waves for a very different role—a cancer survivor and women’s health advocate.
In 2012, Fran wrote Cancer Schmancer, a book detailing her…Continue
An education is the most important tool we can give our children. It builds character, enhances confidence and paves the way for a successful career. Although a lot of teaching is done in the classroom, home is the foundation for a lifelong love of learning. This year, teach your child homework habits and study tips that will stay with them throughout their education.
1. Choose a designated study area. Setting aside a quiet place for homework and study time…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on August 27, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
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
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on August 13, 2014 at 2:32pm — No Comments
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
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
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
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on July 23, 2014 at 3:48pm — No Comments
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
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
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
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
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
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
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