Kids

Summer Birthday Trends for Your Kids

Summer is here, and your little ones just can’t wait to go outside. The warm sunshine, the heat, all that fun and relaxation, all at once. And this is a really fun time of year if somebody’s special day is getting close. But, you can’t have just any regular party, now can you? Kids are rather discerning these days – their attention spans are…

4 Tips for Throwing Memorable Birthday Parties for Your Kids

A kid’s birthday is a memorable time. Even though you sometimes may think kids don’t remember their birthday parties when they are older, it is something they tend to look back on. Because of this, you probably want to throw a birthday party that no one will ever forget. Here are four tips for throwing memorable birthday parties for your kids. Get the Birthday Child&rsquo…

Meeting the Challenges of Being a Single Mother

If you’re a single mother, taking care of one or even multiple children on your own can feel impossible at times. However, thousands of single mothers have come before you, finding and creating ways to make things easier for those that come after. With some research and a little extra planning, you can tackle the life of a single mother and still retain your sanity. Consider these four…

9 Ways To Ensure Your Child Practices Good Dental Care

How do you make sure an adult has a good oral care regime? You teach him or her when they’re still little. Healthy teeth are important to the child’s overall health, and good oral care in kids will help set good dental habits as they grow. If a child is not too happy about the daily wiggling of a brush in his mouth, it can be…

How Busy Moms Can Practice Mindfulness

by Freelance writer Jennifer Landis photo by Mommies In Orbit You know the prehistoric squirrel in shorts before the “Ice Age” movies? Yeah, that’s me — Scrat, the saber-tooth squirrel, is my spirit animal as a mama when life gets the best of me. I’m constantly scrambling to collect my nuts for winter, but there’s always one that gets away and…

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…