Just Walk Out The Door: The Importance of Mom Friends

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If there is one survival tip I can relay to new mothers who are struggling, it’s this: find your people. Having mom friends has made me a different mom. I have often called them my lifelines, because I truly don’t know what raising my children up until this point would have looked like without them. Read More

Happy in the Midst of Insanity: Raising My Standards…Maybe

Happy in the Midst of Insanity

I was talking to some friends the other day about how the past few months have been crazy, and even stressful in some ways as we try to deal with the logistics of three kids, work, elderly dogs and us all sharing a bathroom with a doorknob that regularly falls off. But that at the same time I’ve been feeling deliriously happy about my life. My family. The future. Read More

Cooking with Kids & Healthy Eating! Interview with Kitchen Club Kids

As the holiday season approaches, many of us have plenty of family time ahead to look forward to! In preparation for a season that often means many hours spent in the kitchen, Mom’s Choice Awards® had the chance to chat with Larry Puzniak, father of two young boys (2 and 4) and co-author/creator of the Mom’s Choice Award-winning Kitchen Club Kids books. Read More

I’m Grateful, But I’m Not Sorry

I used to be one. A chronic apologizer. I hadn’t noticed how often I uttered the words I’m sorry until a friend called me on it: “Why do you always say you’re sorry?! Haven’t the women who came before us apologized enough? Read More

8 Mosquito Bite Facts and Myths

What’s more dreadful than the blistering heat in the summertime? How about feeling like a real-life mosquito magnet every time you go outside? Read More