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Unplugging from our screens

I am enjoying the new feature on my phone that tells me how much I've used it that week. I like to see it go down, and it makes me think through my actions over the course of a week when it goes up (did I play too many games? was this the week I started a group text with my team?)…


Added by Lauren Markman on December 17, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments

Mr. Tortoise on a Mission: A Folktale lesson on kindness and Forgiveness for kids. (Tortoise adventure Series Book 3) by Simons Acquah

A beautiful and inspiring children’s book.

The author Simons Acquah was originally from Ghana and now lives in North Beach, Maryland. He is passionate about promoting reading, and supporting children’s literature, and works with several…


Added by Susan Keefe on December 17, 2018 at 7:55am — No Comments

Practice tips for a newbie parent for carrying your baby in a carrier

Carrying your baby in a baby carrier is also known as baby wearing and although this practice has been around for several years now, the way in which parent carry their babies has just gone through a sea change. Parents, mostly the moms have been utilizing their scarves and shawls to carry a baby that’s too wiggly and fussy so that they could quietly finish up their household chores. This was a rather ancient practice which has begun gaining popularity in modern times.

There are many…


Added by Julia Gomes on December 17, 2018 at 6:47am — No Comments

Kids are Expensive: Breaking Down the Cost of Raising Children

The Australian Institute of Family conducted numerous research studies into the costs of raising a child in Australia.

It found the minimum cost was between $140 and $170 per week. This is the bare minimum low-income families might pay to raise one child.

Families deemed “middle class” spend as much as $458 weekly on one child.

According to a researcher from the…


Added by Julia Gomes on December 17, 2018 at 4:00am — No Comments

8 Health Benefits of Organic Whey Protein

There are many different types of protein supplements out there, and it can be difficult for you to choose what’s best for your body. It seems like the health industry releases a new one every day! However, this article is here to inform you about the only protein supplement you will ever need. How many supplements do…


Added by Mom Bloggers Club on December 16, 2018 at 12:13pm — No Comments

How to Cure a Hangover Fast

Special occasions, holiday parties and fun vacation nights sometimes all have the same thing in common; a morning-after, painful hangover.

If you’ve ever had too much to drink, you may find yourself waking up with a massive headache, dry mouth, sensitivity to light and sounds and even worse yet, nausea, dizziness, and upset stomach. Sound familiar? When a dreaded hangover creeps on you, the only thing you want is the relief, and quickly.…


Added by Lily James on December 15, 2018 at 2:08am — No Comments

Things You Definitely Should Never Do When Travelling with your Kids

The thought of traveling with kids is enough to make some parents break into a sweat and considering never leaving the house again. It doesn’t have to be difficult though, a bit of planning and forethought and this could be the best time you’ve ever spent with your family.…


Added by Sophia Addison on December 14, 2018 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Making your children better at a stress management

Though the older generations still find it hard to wrap their head around, there is now a general understanding that stress knows no age. Some factors affect children, and because it doesn’t necessarily manifest in the same way as adults, it becomes easy to overlook the effect it has on them. A child witnessing an argument…


Added by Mom Bloggers Club on December 14, 2018 at 9:10am — No Comments

Are your children moving enough?

I really like my son's doctor. She has known him since he was only a few days old, and she has watched him grow up. In all the times that we have seen her, she has taken the time to answer all my questions (and allay my new-mom fears). Now that he is older, I've noticed that she has taken some extra time to answer my son's questions.…


Added by Lauren Markman on December 14, 2018 at 7:25am — No Comments

How 2018 Changed My Life as a Mom Forever

This year has forever changed my life. Some of the worst moments we have passed through have taught me the most. Whether this year has been good or bad for you, allow it to propel you forward to have the best 2019 possible. Below is what 2018 taught me as a mom.

Mass Shootings Are a Constant Reality

My daughter came home one day saying they had a…


Added by Shanise Williams on December 13, 2018 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Are We French Yet? Keith and Val's Adventures in Provence by Keith Van Sickle

A thoroughly entertaining glimpse into life in Provence.

I absolutely loved Keith Van Sickle’s first book ‘One Sip at a Time,’ and so was delighted to discover this new release.

Keith and his wife Val’s path in life changed five years previously when…


Added by Susan Keefe on December 13, 2018 at 12:38pm — No Comments

A Review of Merlin Parnassus: A Magical Memoir Gone Amiss

What was the legendary Merlin doing when he wasn’t serving in King Arthur’s court?  That’s what the historical fantasy Merlin Parnassus by Honeysuckle Pear imagines.

The novel, told in first person, is best described as a memoir.  I reviewed the Smashwords edition of the novel.

The novel begins in ancient Greece where Merlin is born.  His birth mother soon dies,…


Added by Melina Druga on December 13, 2018 at 10:17am — No Comments

Top 7 Ways to Get Skinny Legs

Are you having a problem losing weight? Obesity is prevalent like an epidemic. But there is a little difference between being fat overall and stubborn pounds concentrated on certain areas of the body. It becomes more difficult to cut down the weight that is centered on certain parts of the body. For instance, if your upper body is just right and you…


Added by Clare Abner on December 13, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

Foods Your Kids Love That Are Actually Good For Them (And Their Teeth)

As parents, mothers at that, it’s normal for us to be really conscious about what our little ones eat. We know for a fact that the things they like to munch on are not always the best options for them. For one, they love sweets. As we all acknowledge, sweets are to be eaten in moderation, even by adults. It’s going to be heaven…


Added by Mom Bloggers Club on December 13, 2018 at 8:32am — No Comments

The best teething gel and a GIVEAWAY

I  am all about informing others about the BEST products for their little ones.. I    cam e across this amazing teething gel and it has worked wonders for our little family!  Seeing your little one in pain is the worst feeling. These products are 100% safe without all the yucky stuff in them!  Read more about them on today's post & enter for your chance to win>>…


Added by lisa floro on December 13, 2018 at 12:49am — No Comments

Addicted Moms: Binge Drinking, Addiction and Motherhood

According to data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) shows that approximately 15% of women between the ages of 15 and 44 admitted to binge drinking in their postpartum period. Other facts that emerged from the study, represented by this infographics and with additional research on the subject by…


Added by Sophia Addison on December 12, 2018 at 10:29pm — No Comments

Tips for Women on Closing the Debt Gender Gap

According to a survey conducted by Bustle, 63 percent of women have credit card debt while only 33 percent of men in…


Added by Mom Bloggers Club on December 12, 2018 at 8:32am — No Comments

Strengthening communication with schools

I get a lot of communications from my son's school. This includes everything from text messages and emails to printed notes and online flyers. I try to read through everything that comes in and ensure that I am not missing anything major. Sometimes this is difficult, as the school sends multiple messages out each week.…


Added by Lauren Markman on December 12, 2018 at 7:18am — No Comments

Does using a login manager make sense?

You are slowly losing track of all the different passwords? You hardly know where to use which password and you have to do a password reset more often? Or worse, you use the same password for multiple online services? Then it's time to think about a login manager such as Logon Expert autologon. But what can these and does a password manager make sense at all?

When choosing a password, each account and…


Added by Tammy Martin on December 12, 2018 at 3:00am — No Comments

The Best Home Remedies to Cure Migraine - Treat Your Migraine at Home

I have suffered from migraines for as far back as I can remember. They start with the experience of a particular sound, or smell, or taste; physical sensation or sight. Yes – all the five senses are fully involved in this health conspiracy! Sometimes, even the presence of a particularly toxic person – who I may not like very much – can sound off the alarm bells inside my head. And before I know it, I find myself down with a searing pain in either one (or both) of my temples – or a…


Added by Clare Abner on December 12, 2018 at 2:31am — No Comments

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