Nina's Blog

Beauty Appointments You Can't Afford to Miss
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Nicole Feliciano. When it comes to keeping up with appearances, it’s likely you’ve heard all the excuses–and probably used most of them… • I’m too tired • It’s too expensive • It doesn’t...
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Is Technology Changing the Dynamic of Quality Family Time?
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Michele McGraw. Technology may be changing what we do when we are together as a family, but it is not changing why we need quality family time. When I was a kid, family...
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Top 5 Back-to-School Resolutions for Moms
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Nicole Feliciano. Below is a list of the “Top 5 Back-to-School Resolutions” every mom needs to know. Do any of these make your list? 1.) Vow to make lunches the night before. At...
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The Balance of a Hard Working Mom
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Beth Anne Ballance. I wish life were slower. Smoother. Less complicated and less absurdly rushed, torn between home and the office. My momAgenda planner is organized chaos of client appointments and pediatrician visits,...
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Because Everything Takes MUCH Longer When You Involve Kids
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Jill Krause. The holiday season is quickly approaching. In just a week we’ll be decorating our house in ghastly décor and gearing up for a ghoulish Halloween. Then, just after that, we’ll be...
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Honey, Please Do...
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Kim-Marie Evans.   As the busy mom of four even busier kids, I’ve had many fights with my husband about who works harder. He thinks that working on Wall Street is much more...
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3 Secrets to Entertaining Kids on Short Notice
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM member Toni Patton. I am all about planning ahead whether it’s for school happenings, sports practice, or whatever life throws my way. Even when it comes to entertaining, I like to try and pencil...
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Managing Back-to-School Activities, Sports, Homework & Motherhood
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Kris Cain. Life is busy. This is especially true if you have children. In the beginning, it is pretty easy. Your children are small and cute but as they get older, they go...
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Finding "Me" Time Each Day Keeps Me Organized
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Michele McGraw. We all know the saying, “If momma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.” As Moms, we are the pulse of the home. Our moods affect each member of the family and I’ve...
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Quick & Easy Planned Meals for Moms on the Go
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM member Toni Patton. I am busy both at home during school hours and after school when I kick it into high gear with the homework, practices, dinner, bedtime and all that jazz. Sometimes dinner...
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If I Have a Little Girl
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Beth Anne Ballance. I’m kind of a pop-culture nerd, especially when it comes to things that should be so ten years beyond me. Twilight? Yes, please. Harry Potter? Counting down the days until...
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Being a Mom Does NOT Have to Mean Being Unfashionable
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM member Toni Patton. One of the first things people assume when you become a mom is “Oh, there goes her style.” After all we are chasing kids, cleaning up messes, cooking dinner and some...
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What Happened to the Days of Candy Land & Crayons?
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Heather Reinhard. My husband and I recently wanted to take the kids out to eat. We don’t normally make such an effort during the week to do this….between my his work schedule and...
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How Motherhood has Changed Me
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Kris Cain. Asking the question of ‘how motherhood has changed me’ is guaranteed to open a can of worms. And, I’m guaranteed to get emotional. You see, I am not your typical mother....
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5 Steps Closer To an Eco-Friendly Summer Household
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Jill Krause. Just because the lazy days of summer are upon us doesn’t mean it’s time to get lazy about striving for a more eco-friendly household. Come on, remember how committed you were...
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Family Staff Meetings
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Kim-Marie Evans. How many times have we all been stopped mid-morning coffee by a panicked child yelling “I need a toga…TODAY”, “It’s bring your pet day mom, but you have to come too”?...
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On Real Beauty: A Wish for Our Girls
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Heather Reinhard. I was watching The Bachelorette recently {I know – don’t judge, but I get roped into some reality television}. Anyway, I know that the show isn’t totally “real” and there may...
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Organizational Tip: Menu Planning Saves Time
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Nicole Feliciano. Do you feel like you run a restaurant? If you’re a mom it’s likely you are part short order cook, part dietician, and part logistical expert. Here’s the mission: You’ve got...
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Non Tech Planning in a Very Tech World
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Michele McGraw. Non tech planning may seem like an odd subject coming from me since I spend much of my time attached to and writing about gadgets. There is one aspect of my...
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Putting Together a Home Management Notebook
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Tara Ziegmont. What do you do with all of the assorted papers that enter your home? I don’t know about you, but I am inundated by papers. There are schedules of events, recipes...
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Learning What Organized Looks Like In This Chapter of My Fairytale
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Jill Krause. Once upon a time, there was a busy professional gal. She planned events, she networked, she attended business meetings…and she was organized. She carried her leather bound planner in her pretty...
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