11 Tips For Stay-At-Home Moms Who Want To Go Back To Work


Stay-at-home moms: Dont fall for the media chatter that opting out of work to raise kids will sound the death knell for your career. It IS possible to get back in. You just need some advice and inspiration.Remember, as a full-time mom, you opted in to the most important job in the world – raising the next generation of capable and responsible adults. There’s no need to regret your decision; it was the …

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:

8 Questions You Should Ask a Potential Babysitter


There is nothing more important than the safekeeping of our children. So it’s surprising how haphazard the hiring process can be for babysitters, nannys and other in-home childcare professionals. Take time to plan your interview with a potential caregiver and listen carefully to what he or she may tell you.

What Will Draw Smells Out of a Closet?


How to Draw Offending Odors Out of a Closet Closed closets can be hosting a variety of strange, musty smells when you finally open the doors. This is especially true in a room belonging to a child. Remind the family that dirty clothing should be tossed into the laundry bin instead of being shoved into […]