Congratulations to Dear Button: the SocialMoms Blog of the Week! Dear Button is a place where K and her husband document the trials and tribulations of parenting their new baby (Button). K shares their adventures--in becoming parents, navigating the city, trying to maintain an urban lifestyle, being a freelance designer, crafting, starting a retail shop and traveling the world--all with baby in tow. I recently chatted with K about her site: SM: What was your inspiration for starting ... Continue Reading
The SocialMoms Blog of the Week is 3rd Culture Children – where Raquel shares her love of travel and parenting.
Congratulations to 3rd Culture Children: the SocialMoms Blog of the Week! As someone who has done very little travel in my lifetime, I'm always fascinated by travel blogs, and this is no exception. I love that Raquel is able to talk about parenting while sharing the aspects of their travels to a variety of countries across the globe. SM: What was your inspiration for starting 3rd Culture Children We are a traveling family, with the US Foreign Service. I initially began the blog to ... Continue Reading
We asked our SocialMoms to share their worse holiday nightmares with us. Check out what bugs them the most and share your holiday nightmares too!
We're compiling the ultimate list of holiday nightmares. And we would love to hear your biggest holiday nightmares! The holidays can be the most wonderful time of the year with family gatherings, gift-giving and more. But, unfortunately, they can also be the most stressful time of the year. From visiting relatives to being overbooked to crowded grocery stores, the nightmares of this time of year can be endless. And exhausting. We all look forward to this time of year but we also realize ... Continue Reading
Become more likeable through touch, compliments, and sharing with others.
Throughout the history of our race, mankind has had a desire to be liked. While being likeable comes naturally to some, there are others who need a little work. If you would like to be someone people love to see walk into a room, try some of these tips: Smile Smiling immediately gives those around you a warm and happy feeling. Think of how great it feels when a baby smiles at you. Try smiling at people as you make eye contact and pass them on the street, down the halls or while eating in a ... Continue Reading
Prevent the spread of germs in your home and at school with these 6 easy steps.
The back to school season is full of excitement, new school supplies, new clothes, meeting new friends and teachers. It's also a time of busier schedules and after school activities. Classrooms filled with kids, an abundance of shared surfaces and less fresh air offer the right environment for sharing germs. Take time this Fall to teach your kids some good habits while sharing the excitement of a new year to make it a healthy season for you and your family. I'm glad I can say that even though ... Continue Reading