Family Life

Technology vs. Nature – Why Outdoor Activities are Vital For Teens

Guest post by Hilary Smith. What new technology do you believe is the most important contribution to our modern lives? This question is fun to ponder, because within the last few decades and century we have seen our world revolutionized by inventive minds and products. A strong majority of people might answer the question with electricity, air conditioning, automobiles, or modern medicine. Mothers might nod in agreement, but add washing…

7 Easy Ways to Get Along With Your Teen

Guest post by Hilary Smith https://www.teensafe.com For many parents, raising a teenager can be a challenge. This is because with adolescence comes an onslaught of developmental changes to include physical, hormonal, emotional, and even social shifts that can make teenage years a very tumultuous time. During this phase, teens are beginning to seek more independence as they learn more about themselves and the world around them. Sometimes…

Top 7 Reasons to Become a Dog Mommy

Guest post by Alexandra Seagal Do you have lots of love to give but aren’t sure if having a child is right for you? Or perhaps, you and your significant other just aren’t ready to take that giant leap into parenthood. Maybe you already have kids, and they’ve been bugging you for a pet. Then why not adopt a dog? Canine companions are so…

Car Shopping Made Simple for New Drivers

Purchasing your first car when I was growing up was a highly anticipated event. Things are a bit different now, but the excitement over a new set of wheels still looms large. We have countless choices regarding what type of vehicle we will drive to work and school.  The choices are unlimited. Cruising the web allows us to do tons of research before we make that all important decision…

Controlling My Chaos

Controlling my chaos seemed like quite a manageable idea, until my kids turned into teenagers! My once solid theory was suddenly disproved like an experiment in a science class. When Mommies In Orbit was created, my twins were just a double- dip pleasure of two sweet seven years old’s!! Controlling chaos was more attuned to important stuff like, where will we buy the latest silly bands, or can…

The Social Life of the App Addicted Teen

In this digital era, young people are so immersed in technology that it factors into just about every facet of their lives from when they get up in the morning to when they go to bed. Want proof? Consider these eye-opening statistics about the life of the average social teen, which will give a glimpse into how much of a role technology plays in their day-to-day affairs…