With Spring Break taking over March and April, many people are planning their destination of choice - opting for snow or sun or somewhere inbetween. But many families are talking about staying right at home, relaxing via a staycation instead. A few years ago I incorporated the staycation into a learning experience with my children. We expanded it over a summer, but you can easily tailor it down to a week for spring break. Get a Mental Picture The idea of a staycation is to explore a ... Continue Reading
Opt for a staycation this year, spending your week at home with your family.
Have you gotten off track with your New Year’s resolutions? If so, here are some tips to help you get back on track and help you stay on track.
It is nearly March and many of us who jumped into New Year’s Resolutions with gusto are finding that we have run out of gas. Or maybe we even left our resolutions to die by the roadside. How do we get back on track? The first step is to reevaluate your resolutions. Were they too vague? Were they too broad? Did they lack a reward system? Were they unrealistic? Did you make too many? These are common problems, but can be easily remedied simply by refining your resolution or creating steps to ... Continue Reading
The SocialMoms Blog of the Week is Since You Asked – where we can all make the world a better place.
Congratulations to Since You Asked: the SocialMoms Blog of the Week! Dawn Sticklen, author of Since You Asked, writes about ways to make your community a better place in hopes that we can all, one person at a time, make the world a better place. I interviewed Dawn about her inspiration behind the site ... SM: What was your inspiration for starting Since You Asked? Initially I thought I’d use my blog as a platform for spouting off my opinions about various parenting issues. ... Continue Reading
The SocialMoms Blog of the Week is MOMables – where lunch is streamlined for even the pickest eaters.
Congratulations to MOMables™: the SocialMoms Blog of the Week! Looking for innovative ways to get your kids to eat a healthy lunch? Feeding your kids wholesome food doesn’t have to be complicated. MOMables picky-eater, kid-tested recipes are made quickly — in ten minutes or less — with simple and fresh ingredients. They even streamline the lunch making process with a weekly menu and a shopping list. I recently chatted with Laura Fuentes, chief mom of MOMables about running the ... Continue Reading
The SocialMoms Blog of the Week is Diva Dietitian – where Kristie provides health and food tips.
Congratulations to Diva Dietitian: the SocialMoms Blog of the Week! Looking for ways to get healthy and reach your diet goals this year, then definitely check out Diva Dietitian. Kristie is a self-diagnosed food snob, who shares her obsession with healthy food, cool kitchen gadgets and more. I chatted with Kristie about her site. SM: What was your inspiration for starting Diva Dietitian? I started Diva Dietitian because I wanted a blog that would reflect my passions and loves in life. ... Continue Reading