“Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day is a perfect opportunity to get out and serve with your family. Make it a day on, not a day off!
Every time you ‘like’ and share this post, Johnson & Johnson will donate $1 (per social action), up to $350,000, via the Global Moms Relay, to help improve the health and well-being of families worldwide in support of Shot@Life, Girl Up, Peace Corps Let Girls Learn Fund, U.S. Fund for UNICEF and Nothing But Nets. More below! My nana experienced […]
Mother’s Day having just passed, it got me pondering the beloved topic of…yes, Moms. There are straight and gay moms, liberal and conservative moms, free spirited and helicopter moms, yoga and mindful moms. There are the iconic Jewish and Italian moms, stay at home and working moms. Boho and Yuppie Moms, Dance and Trans Moms. […]
#GiveBackNews is a new social media local broadcast dedicated to highlighting those who are giving back in their communities, and each story also gives you the opportunity to make a difference. In this week’s GiveBackNews: -An eleven year old boy saves his little sister’s life.. but pays the ultimate price. We’ll show you how you […]
We’re excited to share a new social media news broadcast dedicated to highlighting stories about parents and kids who are making a difference by giving back to their community. In this week’s edition of #GiveBackNews for Modern Mom you’ll hear how bribing kids to do well in school is working in one community in Michigan, […]
My friend told me a funny story about her wedding in Tunisia. Her father was offering her to the groom when a cry went up, “What about the dowry?” Everyone panicked as they realized they had completely forgotten it. Then the father looked for his wallet to get some money, but he had misplaced it. In the end, he borrowed twenty dinars from her uncle and offered it to the groom’s father, who accepted it.
Baby K’Tan has teamed up with Operation Shower to throw baby showers for expectant military moms, as a way to recognize and honor them for their sacrifices. During four upcoming events hosted by Operation Shower, each mom-to-be will receive a Baby Ktan Baby Carrier as well as gift boxes filled with baby supplies, clothing, toys, books, and more courtesy of Baby Ktan, LLC and other donors.
Want to help save the earth, meet other ModernMoms, and go home with some new treasures? No, it’s not a trick question. It’s a peace love swap! With Earth Day right around the corner, we’re all looking for ways to be more green and give back. A cool way for ModernMoms to do this is to take part in family friendly swap. The mission The goal is to keep gently used baby, kid and maternity items out of landfills and to donate leftovers to local charities.
Waiting for the new arrival can seem eons long for some moms-to-be, a wait broken up by traipsing to the obstetrician and decorating the nursery. The expectant mom could use a few gifts as treats and a baby shower might even feature “pregnant mom gifts” rather than gifts for the baby.
Expectant parents may want the latest news on baby-naming trends to ensure their little girl fits right in with popular culture of the day. On the other hand, parents looking for an unusual name may want to look at popularity statistics for exactly the opposite reason: They want to avoid having their little girl walk into kindergarten to find herself among six other Isabellas, for example — the most poplar name for baby girls in 2009.