Holiday Eating When Your Child Has An Eating Disorder

Turkey. Pumpkin pie. Hannukah gelt. Eggnog. Christmas cookies. Sounds delicious, right? Essential elements of holiday joy? Except when your child has an eating disorder. When you have a child with anorexia, bulimia, overeating or orthorexia, even...

Two Small Changes That Will Help Support Your Active Lifestyle

This post is sponsored by Nature’s Way® Joint Movement Glucosamine®. ModernMom has been compensated for this post, but all opinions are my own. I remember in my early twenties I would walk to work, workout...

10 Easy Ways to Eat Better Every Day

My husband used to be a big guy. I mean, a really big guy.  He grew up playing football, and after he was done playing and did not need to be so big anymore,...

Tips for Making School Mornings a Little Less Manic

Some mornings are so rough with getting the kids ready – I just can’t wait to get to work. My daughters each have their own ways to drag the mornings along, making my day...

How Do I Discipline a Toddler Who Hits?

In addition to cuddling, sharing and being sweet, toddlers often display unpleasant, angry tendencies, such as hitting, screaming and biting. Like many parents of toddlers, you may feel like your gentle baby turns into...

2016 Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is here which means SHOPPING! We have rounded up some great gift ideas to help you out. Happy holidays and thanks to our sponsor BOSEbuild! BOSEbuild Speaker...

Sautéed Artichokes and Mushrooms with Chicken

This recipe is fantastic for any night of the week.  It’s gourmet enough for mom and dad to love… but yummy enough for the kids to enjoy as well! It combines some of my (and...

It’s Dinner Time – Where is Your Family?

I’ve had many friends tell me that it seems as if each member of the family eats dinner apart. One grabs takeout, the other eats at a friend’s home, one in front of the...

Politics of Presents: The Guide to Buying Gifts for Multiple Kids

So I’m at Target today doing a little Santa shopping for my four-year-old, Elby (luckily she’s not one of those super advanced four-year-olds you hear people brag about who can already read – otherwise...
Breastfeeding

8 Foods to Avoid During Breastfeeding

What to Avoid During Breastfeeding? While breastfeeding, whatever you eat, your baby eats too. Consult with your doctor about your diet, to ensure your baby is getting the best possible nutrition from your breastmilk. Here...
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Dad Drives Weird Neighbor Kid Home. When His Frantic Wife Calls, The Ride Takes...

Every day in the United States, over eight people are killed and 1,161 injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver. When a child is present in the car, adults are...
Best Baby Shower Gifts

7 Best Baby Shower Gifts

Best Baby Shower Gifts So it's time to celebrate! With our list of practical—yet adorable—gifts, every mom-to-be will want you at their baby showers. Gather your girlfriends, cut the cake and feast your eyes on...