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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Three Ways Music Fosters Literacy

Childhood Music Education

*Three Ways Music Fosters Literacy is a guest post. If you are interested in writing for A Modern Mom’s Life, please visit my Guest Posting page. This post also contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through my link I will earn a small commission. These commissions support my blog and my family.* The more research […]

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Mom Anxiety: She’s So Different from Me!

I am struggling with something I had barely thought about when my girls were babies and toddlers: Helping someone navigate the world of school and social interactions when they are completely different from me. As a child I was quiet and fairly shy, but smart and eager to learn. I now have two daughters who […]

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