Making Awards Shows Fun For Kids: A ModernMom Moment


You want to watch the Academy Awards with your family, but your kids think it’s boring, right? Try this interactive game to keep them entertained and you enjoying your show. Check out this ModernMom Moment and leave your best Oscar fun ideas, then subscribe to our YouTube channel for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday. You […]

5 Ways to Entertain Cooped Up Kids


We all have those days. Those days that seem endless, the days in which our kids won’t stop bickering and you are just about to pull your hair out if one more fit is thrown. These hard days usually start after a long stretch without any outside playtime due to either weather or illness, and can seem incredibly difficult to curtail.

How to Stop Homework Havoc


The seasons are funny. We wish for the warmth of summer but after two months, parents are counting down to fall and the start of school – except that with the start of school comes HOMEWORK. Uck. You know, that stuff that turns your kids into weepy messes. Or tantrum monsters. Or defiant demons. They refuse to do it and you spend two hours screaming about it and then perhaps you even do it for them. Yes, you know who you are. We will get back to you in a bit. So how can you make homework time work better for you and your child? Here are a few tips:

The Truth About Dog and Cat Mouths


There is a strangely widespread and common myth about pet mouths that needs debunking, for your own good. Dog and cat mouths are NOT sterile. Of course not! I had a patient from around here last weekend, an adorable, fluffy, cute, clean Norfolk terrier pup who had been vomiting all night. He was young and […]

How to Make a Candy Necklace


OMG, I made my very own candy necklace! Pretty cool huh? You can make these in whatever color you want… mine are pink and purple for Valentine’s Day. Alright let’s start. This is easy, I promise! Ingredients 4 egg whites 1 cup sugar 1/4 cream of tartar (this is a powder in the spice aisle – makes everything shiny, but it’s optional) 1 tsp of flavoring if desired 1 tbs cocoa powder (if you want them to be chocolate flavored) Directions

How to Remove the Lens From Plastic Frames


Today’s eyeglass trends have turned plastic frames into a fun fashion accessory that is especially helpful for anyone who needs to fix their vision. However, lenses are exposed to lots of wear and tear that leads to scratches. When this happens, you don’t always have to visit the eye doctor to get them replaced. Although […]