Nina's Blog

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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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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