Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Every Type of Mom Mother’s Day is a special day to celebrate and honor the women who brought us here. We made a comprehensive list of Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for ALL kinds of Moms so that you can make all the mamas in your life feel extra special this…
Dream Dinners 2019 Mother’s Day Contest Winners
We’re excited to announce that we have six amazing women who are the lucky winners of our recent Mother’s Day contest! The moms who were nominated win, as well as the people who were sweet enough to nominate them. Thank you to everyone who entered. You warmed our hearts and inspired us with stories of…
Family Conversation Starters For Around the Dinner Table (and Elsewhere)
If your family is like ours, you may work hard to create a family dinner time routine, or other family activity (“forced family fun” as our oldest calls it), and then realize that you are not sure what to talk about.
New mothers, how to make a smooth return to work
If you decide to go back to work after having a child, give yourself time to adjust. It’s natural to miss your baby and even feel sad at times. Small steps like these can make it easier…
Women & Heart Disease
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American women. Unfortunately, women’s heart attacks don’t always show the classic signs, such as chest pain. Watch for these signs…
Kids, Technology and Manners
As moms, teaching our children manners is part of the job. Unfortunately, technology has changed the game – and Emily Post isn’t much help in 2010.
Sneaking Nutrition into Kids’ Meals: Good or Bad Habit?
The other day I watched a TV commercial starring a mom promoting a nutritional supplement drink because her daughter wouldn’t “touch anything green”.
Those sorts of comments always stop me in my tracks. Is it optional for our kids to eat the healthy foods their bodies need?
Fast, Easy Breakfast Ideas
Breakfast with the kids is mostly a cold-cereal affair at my house, especially during the weekdays. I wish it weren’t so! But I have a plan. Get something fast, easy and healthy — that’s not cold cereal — on the breakfast table more often. Here are my ideas.
5 Bad Habits for Moms to Break
Bad habits: we all have them. But when those habits involve our health – as so many do – it’s even more important to get them under control. Our well-being is what allows us to care for our families as well as model to our kids how to embrace a positive lifestyle.
Dark Chocolate Takes the Bite Out of Stress
We love good news. And good news that involves chocolate is the best kind of all.
Clean As You Go: Managing the Meal-Prep Mess
A chronically messy kitchen doesn’t promote peace and calm, and trying to cook among a clutter of dirty dishes is downright overwhelming…
How to Pack Healthy Kid Lunches
Loading up lunchboxes for school can be a breeze, or it can wreak havoc on your morning routine. Need a few tips on smoothing the process?