7 Ways To Work Out While You’re Waiting At The Airport

Summer is upon us which means fun travel, but also a lot of time spent sitting. My advice? Make the most out of every moment while traveling. It will help you burn the calories you need to say “yes”...

What To Expect When You Are No Longer Expecting

The world is full of advice for pregnant and about-to-deliver mommies. From books to blog posts to friendly neighborhood chit chat, pregnant women and those on the verge of delivery have numerous information sources...

The Gift Of Play

When my siblings and I were kids growing up in Washington DC in the 1970s, afterschool activities meant playing kickball or exploring Battery Kemble Park with a few dozen other elementary school children, unsupervised...

Last Minute Stocking Stuffers

It’s almost that time! Well, if you stepped into any CVS right after Halloween, then it’s been that time for quite a while. The holiday season is here!  Sleigh bells are ringing, your children...

6 Ways To Stay Healthy and Active During the Holidays

This post is sponsored by Nature’s Way® Joint Movement Glucosamine®. ModernMom has been compensated for this post, but all opinions are my own. The holiday season is well upon us which means beautiful lights, peppy...

Holiday Travel Tips and Tricks

I was feeling overwhelmed yesterday and I’m not sure why.  Maybe holiday malaise has already sunk in? Could it be that I have pushed myself so incredibly hard over the last year that I...

5 Holiday Fashion Secrets That Will Make You Look 5 Pounds Thinner

The following is a guest post by Zankhna Parekh Tis’ the season again for glamorous holiday balls, office Christmas parties, and sparkling new years’ eve parties.  It is also the most dreaded time of the year...

Holiday Candied Pecans Recipe

These candied pecans make the sweetest gift scooped into small jars with a bow. You could also make the candied pecans ahead of time, and put them out on your holiday table in festive...

Get the Skinny on Exercising When You’re Sick

In addition to making you feel sick, winter bugs such as the flu and common cold, can leaving you feeling frustrated over missed workouts. Dedication to your workout and physical fitness doesn’t always have...

How To Do Yoga With Your Kids

I have been wanting to teach little kids yoga for years. Yesterday, I had my very first four-year-old yoga client and now I have a few more of them in the coming week. Yoga is...

Watermelon Snowman Recipe

Why not bring a watermelon snowman to a holiday party this year? It’s healthy and tasty… sure to be a hit! And best of all, watermelon is packed with Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin...

5 Tips to Help Step-Parents Stay Sane

No matter how long you’ve been a step-parent or have been a part of your stepchild’s life, there will inevitably be times when you you are reminded that you are not a biological parent....