Nina's Blog

When Life Takes Your Kitchen Time Away From You
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Toni Patton. Being a mom is not always easy and one of the hassles I have are days filled with sports, ballet class, and youth service among all the other curve balls that...
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Wall of Shame... And, Giving Credit Where It's Due
Those of you who are following me on Twitter, or are fans of momAgenda on Facebook, already know I am fit to be tied over yet another momAgenda copycat. This is wrong on so many levels, and it affects all...
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Why I Let My Kids Watch Glee
I have a confession to make: I let all 4 of my children, ages 15, 13, 11, and 8, watch the show Glee on television. I can almost hear the shocked silence out there. I know that many parents choose not to...
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Video Review from Toni Patton
Thanks Toni for the awesome video review! You can read the full post here.
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Video Review from @Scrappinmichele
Thanks Michele for the awesome video review! You can read the full post here.
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Introducing the Council of Media Moms!
All of us at momAgenda place a high value on honest feedback from our customers, women who are living with chaotic schedules, kids, jobs, and other responsibilities. And much of this feedback comes to us through online channels such as...
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The Honest Truth about Working Moms
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Beth Anne Ballance. It was never my dream to be a working mother. I assumed that my life would pan out pretty much like my own mom – get married, work a few...
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Thank You Julie Bowen
Do you ever read an article, and feel so inspired by it that you save it and carry it around with you everywhere you go? That's what happened to me when I read Julie Bowen's "Aha Moment" piece in the...
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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...
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Happy New Year
I did not make any resolutions this year, but that's ok because I would just break them, right? But here are my unofficial thoughts about what I intend to work on this year: 1. I will make time for myself:...
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A Little Rant: It's Not About the Pink
A well-known company, one that traditionally targets men, sent me a catalog, and it's clear from the cover that this company has decided to switch gears and directly target women. The headline on the catalog is "Her Point of View"...
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The One About My Teenagers
The scene: My family room. Sitting on the couch with Andrew, age 14, and Jenna, age 12. Jenna: Can I go to the movies with Caroline tonight? We really want to see Vampires Suck. Me: You can’t go tonight, but...
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Did You See Our Products on The Today Show? | School Years
We are excited to announce that our School Years product was featured this morning on “The Today Show”!!! We are grateful to our friends, Liz Gumbinner and Kristen Chase, of the fabulous blog CoolMomPicks, for choosing School Years as a back to school...
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On Our Five-Year Anniversary
Earlier this week we at momAgenda displayed our product line at the National Stationery Show in New York. As I stood there in our booth, watching hundreds of buyers from stores both large and small walk by, I thought back...
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A Message From Canyon Ranch
I just returned from a long weekend with a group of girlfriends at one of my favorite places, Canyon Ranch Spa in the Berkshires. Unfortunately I am now suffering from post-spa stress syndrome, which is characterized by difficulty handling stress...
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Outsmarted by a 6 year old
This morning as I sat in my office working I got a call from the school nurse. The call we all dread. Nurse: "Jamie is sick, can you come get him?" Me (not wanting to leave work): "But is he...
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But I Don't Have Time for the Holidays...
At this time of year, it seems like everyone is saying the same thing... "I just don't have enough time to do all the things I need to do." I know that I personally utter this phrase at least 3...
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What Are Your Tips for Getting Your Groove Back?
Today’s challenge was designed for very selfish reasons… the truth is I have to make a speech in a few days in front of 300 women, and my assigned topic is “Getting Your Life Back After Having Kids.” Even though...
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Resilience: Can We Pass It On?
“Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy.” Cynthia Nelms The above quote appears in this week’s weekly momAgenda spread, and when I read it I remembered being 12 years old. We all remember being...
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New Printables, Check Them Out!
At long last we have posted three new printables! These three were actually created especially for us by our good friends at Buttoned Up®. The women at that company are amazing organization gurus who create fabulous products. We could all...
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A note from Jenna
Yesterday I was in the city and did not get home until abot 9:30. (Thank goodness for Tivo, so I still got to watch Grey's Anatomy). So I go up to my room and see a note on my bed....
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