“In My Daughter’s Eyes” by Martina McBride is probably one of my favorite songs, not only because of her amazing voice, but the lyrics speak to me as few songs do. I recently heard the song again on the radio and it reminded me of an important lesson I need to keep in mind regularly … Continue reading
Every Monday morning around 8 a.m., my mother-in-law arrives at my home and immediately starts to settle in. She hangs up her coat, opens up her laptop, and passes out the traditional donut holes for my kids’ breakfast. (Grandma’s “special” treat!) After a quick talk about the forthcoming weather and then a brief review of … Continue reading
When was the last time YOU felt under-appreciated as a parent? This THANK YOU’s for you! MamaBlogger365 features Kate Fineske of The National Association of Mothers Centers.
GravityBread’s Becca shares a recipe from her kitchen – try baking with kids! This week’s featured receipe: low fat carrot bread.
MamaBlogger365 – Mommy, Why Does That Lady’s Sweater Have Lights On It? (Teaching Kids About Different Cultural Holiday Traditions) by Mary Rekosh
Whether you’re devoutly religious or just along for the desserts (don’t judge), hopefully this (very) basic breakdown of a few of the major winter holidays will be a helpful tool for you to use in discussions with your kids about how –and why- different families in our local neighborhoods around the world celebrate this magical time between late November and the New Year.
I’ve made it one of my life’s missions to keep my kids active and eating healthy – yet somehow I often forget to do the same for myself. It can sometimes be hard to concentrate on yourself when so many other people and things depend on you.
It’s hard to believe October is coming to a close. Gretchen completed the first quarter of school, making high honor roll. Rachael is nearing midterm and is excelling in all her classes. I’m trying to stay focused on poetry.
Kate Fineske, National Association of Mothers Centers, talks about independence day – it’s not just the 4th of July – for MamaBlogger365 to benefit the Museum of Motherhood in New York City.
MamaBlogger365, a Museum of Motherhood project, welcomes Kate Fineske, NAMC: “Prior to having kids, I never considered how much all of my habits (both good and bad) might also impact my own children.”