How can we battle the dreaded overwhelm?

Families today lead very busy lives. The pressure to “do it all” is overwhelming. Do you ever stop and think about all the things we are expected to do in our lives? Make sure the kids get so many minutes of active time, outdoor time, learning time, chore time, and down time. Be sure you’re […]

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Book Review – The Dragon’s Glare

*I was provided with this book, The Dragon’s Glare, free of charge so I could read it and create this review.  All opinions are my own.* The Dragon’s Glare is Book Two in the Survival Trilogy by T.J. & M.L. Wolf. This book follows A Gleam of Light, and it’s main character, Una Waters, becomes […]

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Easy ways to reduce screen time as a family

Ways to reduce screen time as a family

Let’s face it – screens are everywhere! Not only at home, but in malls, at school and in every public building we venture into these days there are screens. So how do we help our children (and ourselves) reduce our time looking at screens? In my house you are either in the living space (which […]

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Trying Again: A Struggle with Secondary Infertility

A struggle with secondary infertility

*Trying Again: A Struggle with Secondary Infertility is a guests post. If you are interested in writing for A Modern Mom’s Life, please visit my Guest Posting page. * Our first born, a beautiful blue-eyed girl, was a complete surprise. We were recently married, elbow-deep in-home renovations, and completely shell-shocked when an adorable smiley face popped […]

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Valentine’s Ideas for Tweens

Valentine's ideas for tweens

Valentine’s Day – a day of hearts and flowers, right? That sounds about right, until you have a tween. When children get to a certain age, sharing mushy valentines starts to be uncool. My 7 year old still doesn’t care what kind of valentines she makes for her schoolmates, but I’ve noticed my 10 year […]

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