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There’s no way to start a post like this, except to just begin. My Mom passed away on May 20th, 2021. I could never have imagined how many things I would miss about her. Her name was Rita, a firecracker born in the 1930’s in St. Louis with…

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…

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. …

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…

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…

Mommies In Orbit has been on an extended vacation from her blog, without really going anywhere.  I’ve done quite a bit of soul searching and reflection over the Summer months about life and in which direction I’m headed. Being a late bloomer, and a mid-life single Mom to…

Anyone else asking, where did the school year go? It flew by quickly! As my teens exit their Freshman year of high school, and plunge into Sophomore year in the Fall, I am still trying to come to terms with the fact that the score is one down, three to…