Mental Health

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…

Reaching Out to Midlife.

Making the decision to reach out to midlife and accept what it has to offer, has been quite a learning experience.  Not that I have embraced all that has happened in the “middle years,” but I’ve found that it’s a lot simpler to accept what is coming your way, and let the rest slip away. Hold onto what is…