Saturday, October 20, 2018

Do Moms Really Need Hobbies?

You know the moms – the ones who knit gorgeous scarves for entire villages while they simultaneously cheer at all of the appropriate times during their kids’ soccer games, decorate birthday cakes that rival those on Cake Boss, or decoupage their way into the Guggenheim. These are the moms who have hobbies that make them [...]

Challenges of Summer Vacation for Work-at-Home Moms

School is out for the summer… now what? For children it can be one of their favorite times of year – summer vacation – but for parents it can mean stress over how to keep the kids busy, safe, and away from the video games 8 hours each day. If you’re a work-at-home mom or [...]

Mother’s Day Isn’t Just for Moms

Thank the Back-Up Moms – Mother’s Day Redefined Being a mom is hard work. Mother’s Day is traditionally a time to thank your own mother for everything she has done for you and all of the love she has shared. I’m fortunate enough to have that kind of mom – the one who supported me [...]

7 Ways for Moms to Manage Stress

No matter how organized or effective we feel we are, moms need to find ways to break away from the responsibilities of work and remember who we are. We are women with precariously balanced loads of projects, activities, and things for which we are accountable. Not to mention those people in our lives who make [...]

Do Nice Moms Have Smarter Kids?

The Role of Nurturing Moms in Brain Development A study recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports to have found clear evidence of the link between nurturing mothers and increased brain structures in children. Authors from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis claim that nurturing mothers are [...]