Mom Hacks – Freezer Meals: A Mama’s Secret Helper
21 Dec
2015
By Natalie Rea

Mom Hacks – Freezer Meals: A Mama’s Secret Helper »

I'm no supermom, but my family sits down to a device-free family meal at least five nights a week, and it's largely thanks to freezer meals!

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Sideline Support for Sports and Our Kids
28 Sep
2015
By Eileen Calandro

Sideline Support for Sports and Our Kids »

Fall time kicks sports participation into high gear for some families. After school we drive our kids to and from practices and spend our weekends putting our folding chairs into our cars so we can sit and cheer our...

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Managing the Scheduling Monster
31 Aug
2015
By Mom Central

Managing the Scheduling Monster »

Kids get plugged into time slots just like parents. We enroll our children in activities and their schedules appear as rigorous as those of high-powered executives with a staff of administrators. Our kids, however, lack a staff to orchestrate their lives; they need us: the moms and families who make it all happen.

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Creative First Day of School Traditions
10 Aug
2015
By Mom Central

Creative First Day of School Traditions »

Think back to your first days of school... did you sing a certain song to mark the day? Wear a special outfit? Do something unique to celebrate the beginning of another school year? The start of school gives families so many opportunities to have fun and create traditions.

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6 Tips for Back to School Success
3 Aug
2015
By Mom Central

6 Tips for Back to School Success »

How did we arrive at this time of the year already? It feels like we only just welcomed in the lazy days of summer and now our calendar says school days will arrive before we know it. As we anticipate the beginning of a new school year, we know this brings about a change of routine, shopping, excited kids, (maybe reluctant kids?), and lots of prep for success. No matter how much we get things ready, the first day of school can prove to be a bit hectic and stressful, as well as exciting and fun. This big day for our families only comes once a year! Preparing makes a huge difference.

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