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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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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Beginner’s Guide to Moving with Children

Moving with Children

*Beginners Guide to Moving with Children is a guest post. If you are interested in writing for A Modern Mom’s Life, please visit my Guest Posting page.*   Moving is difficult as it is. Add kids into the formula and the task becomes ten times harder. The move entails a stressful time for the children and consequently for […]

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5 Steps for Talking to Your Daughter About Puberty

5 Steps for Talking to your Daughter About Puberty

*5 Steps for Talking to your Daughter About Puberty is a guest post. If you are interested in writing for A Modern Mom’s Life, please visit my Guest Posting page.* Adolescence is a very significant time in every girl’s life. What happens at this stage could possibly impact them for the rest of their life. As a parent, […]

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Meal Planning Tips and Tricks

Meal Planning Tips and Tricks

Meal Planning.  I suck at it.  I want desperately to have this be a successful area of my life.  But I haven’t yet learned the quick and easy tips to make meal planning work for us. Most nights end up being: pick up from after school care and go directly to dance classes.  That means […]

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