There is no way to keep socks on a baby. It’s a battle that I fight every day. She is a little Houdini with those things… Now you see them, now you don’t!
Thanks to social media, we are more or less aware of every tragedy, every freak accident, every disaster that takes place around the country and the world. It happened again recently in Huntsville, so it seems so much more personal. I bet many of you, like myself, will have trouble sleeping thinking of the “what […]
These lessons learned from a new Mompreneur can help you on your own journey to becoming a small business owner. Find out more about Taralyn’s experiences, and get registered for the Mompreneur Event on September 8th!
It’s been our experience that moms have fantastic business ideas, and many are looking for more flexible ways to stay in the workforce, using their hard-earned skills while raising a family. Enter: The Mompreneur Event with the WBCNA on September 8th!
You never know what’s going to come out of their mouths next… these Rocket City Kids Quotes make us giggle every time.
In this day and age, spring cleaning seems a bit antiquated. Is deep cleaning even possible when superfluous toys cover the floor? When home is a place to stash used sippy cups and soiled clothes before heading off to the next commitment? Who has time to scrub all those corners I’ve been cutting all year?
It’s important to be able to identify precious opportunities to connect with ourselves… and our kids. It makes us better parents, friends, co-workers, and family members.
If you’re eager to try out that new camera you got for Christmas, but intimidated by previous DIY photo shoot fails, these surprisingly simple tips can make a big difference.
How do we encourage out children to follow their passions?
You’ve probably heard about all the negative connotations about having (and being!) an Only Child. But we think the pros definitely outweigh the cons, and this mother-daughter duo lists them out.
My 2-year-old asks to play with the “Elmo” a couple of times a week. That’s her nickname for our iPad, after her favorite app. My husband is a computer engineer and I’m the tech director at Randolph School. As you can imagine, our home is filled with a variety of technologies. Of all the options […]
Talking to your kids about race might seem overwhelming, especially in light of current events. A local mom and Certified Diversity Professional shares some great advice.
When a family member in the military comes home from active duty overseas, it can be incredibly difficult to assimilate to their communities. Thankfully, there are resources to help. The Huntsville chapter of Team Red White & Blue delivers consistent, local opportunities for veterans and the community to connect through physical and social activity. They […]
Get some tried & true beach hacks from local parents! We’d love to hear your favorite tricks too.
Don’t get me wrong, I’m a proud single mother, but it’s hard. And I don’t take for granted that my personal experience as a single mom has been far better than that of many other single mothers. And my daughter has it better than some kids who come from two parent homes.
Rather than creating a list of all the things I’d like to change or accomplish this year, I’m writing down four things that I’m giving up as a working mom in 2015. By the time I open my office door, I’m not only overloaded with thoughts of what I have to accomplish at work, but I’m already thinking about what I need to get done once I get home.
Each year around this time I like to sit down and take a long look at just how much this little “hobby” of mine has grown. Clearly, it’s gone well past my original vision and I can take only partial credit for its success. This site may have started as one mom’s adventures in Huntsville […]
To say Katrina has a full, busy life is an understatement. With four kids, pursuing a Masters of Science in Nursing, and a passion for self-sufficiency and sustainability, Katrina is always on the go and constantly balancing priorities. Amongst taking care of chickens, beekeeping, and hand-making various food-stuffs, Katrina also homeschools two of her four […]
Me: “Gabby, have you practiced piano today?” Gabby: “No, ma’am.” Me: “And why not?” Gabby: “I don’t know. I just forgot.” Me: “What do you mean you forgot? Gab, you know you have to practice every day…” So goes the beginning of my lecture to my daughter about her commitment to playing the piano. She’s […]
Today’s a big day for the city of Huntsville, and if you’re reading this I hope you’re taking time today to do one of the most important things we can do as citizens – VOTE. Even better, bring your kids if you can. I have fond memories of going with my Dad to cast his […]