Fun Online Activities for Your Kids When It’s Cold Out

Did you have outdoor activities planned with your child that got postponed because of the weather? While your child may just be inclined to sit on the couch and watch television, there are other activities that you can do indoors that will be fun and educational, especially with access to a computer. We promise — your child won’t even know they’re learning because they’ll…

What’s The Buzz About Having A Positive Outlook In Life?

Having a positive outlook is something that can help you overcome even the biggest challenges that life throws your way. Positive thinking is an extremely valuable tool whether you’re dealing with pain or attempting to reach new goals.  Over the years, studies have shown that optimistic individuals tend to enjoy better physical, emotional, and mental health, as well as higher income and contentment in their…

How Teenagers Can Benefit From Online Therapy

Teenagers….. can’t live with them, can’t live without them. They are amazing young people on the verge of adulthood. They are funny, energetic, and confusing at times to adults. They  are our future leaders, our precious children, all wrapped up in one package.   With that said, teenagers are just like the rest of us, trying to make sense of our fast paced, crazy…

5 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Academic Potential

Our children might not always understand it, but most parents are aware of just how important education is. It’s the thing that will allow our kids have the kind of life they deserve, and even though the benefits of it might not be obvious right away, we know that studying now will mean having an easier time in the future. So how do we relay the importance of…

Relaxation and Meditation Tips For The Busy Mom

Busy moms are often pulled in multiple directions. From working a regular job, to maintaining the household, to getting the kids to and from different activities, to meal prepping, and the list goes on. Then you have to do these same things again the next day—there just never seems to be enough time to take care of you! However, this does not have to be the case. Despite…

College Visits at Supersonic Speed: Welcome to The Future.

How is it that my twins are doing college visits already? I know, I know, you guys have been through this years ago. Mommies In Orbit is a late bloomer, in all areas! They are starting their junior year in high school, so these visits are real eye-openers for all of us. There’s a strange phenomenon about raising kids, it’s like they are 10 years…

Working long hours? Nutrition is essential for your health

Source: unsplash.com Whether you’re a manager or employee, work tends to demand that you stay in for long hours. In some professions, this happens a lot more often than in others. Sometimes, you find yourself clocking long hours every day for months to get work done. In these stressful situations, people often neglect their health, especially when it comes to nutrition.  Improving your career is…

Fruits Over Fries: Teaching Your Kids to Make Healthy Choices

The rate of childhood obesity in the United States has skyrocketed over the last decade. More than 3 million kids under the age of 18 — that’s one in five — are overweight or obese. This isn’t just a cause for caution in childhood, but it is an alarming risk for health issues as an adult as well. Childhood obesity means an increased chance…

Getting Ready for Baby: Prep Tips for Parents on a Budget

Getting ready for a new baby is a huge responsibility, and it can be a stressful time for many parents-to-be due to financial worries or just the sheer amount of tasks that have to be accomplished in a short amount of time. However, this is also when you should be enjoying the nesting process and preparing the home — and yourself — for all the changes…

Our Furry Friends

Man’s best friend, our furry psychotherapist, whatever we choose to call them, they deserve the best care we can give them. Here’s an article I would like to share with my readers that I find important and could be life saving information for your pet. Here’s a link to our friends at The Dog Advisor. Dogs and Anaphylaxis Please share with others who have…