Family Life

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…

Health and Rewards for Kids: Striking a Balance

Health and Rewards for Kids: Striking a Balance Raising children isn’t easy. You have to feed and bathe them, educate them, teach them right from wrong, instill values and morals, and motivate them to make good choices. There is a lot of debate about the latter of these, which leads to the seemingly never-ending debate over whether or not children should be rewarded. Specifically, the argument ignites…

How To Explain Cyberbullying To Your Children.

Raising children is obviously a difficult task. From the minute we found out we were expecting, most of us began planning, baby proofing, and purchasing much needed baby gear. We poured over every piece of literature about sleep schedules, feeding options, and how to swaddle an infant. Now, after a few years have passed, our sons and daughters are on the verge of becoming teenagers. Navigating the world of acne…