Nina's Blog

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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First Week of Preschool!
This has been an amazing week. My baby, Jamie (ok he's 3, but to me he'll always be a baby) started preschool and it has been very successful so far! He is so proud to gather up his bag and...
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Rated PG-13 for strong sexual content
One of my least favorite things about parenting is "the talk." You know which one I mean. When Andrew was in 3rd grade he came home one day very upset. He said everyone in his class knew what "sex" was...
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A Poem Jenna Wrote for Me
Mom Dad is my dad and Matt is my brother You are definitely my favorite mother You walk outside in designer shoes You cheer me up when I am in ‘da blues Violets are blue and roses are red You...
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The. Most. Humiliating. Day. Ever.
So the nurse sent my Kindergartener, Jamie home from school today because he was complaining that his ear hurt. I was completely prepared for the trip to the doc then the subsequent trip to the pharmacy for antibiotics, been there,...
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Did You See Us in the New York Times???
momAgenda appeared in the Sunday Styles section yesterday, in an article about great Mother’s Day gifts for different types of mommies. Unfortunately, they identified momAgenda as a great gift for “sanctimommies” — you know those moms who seem to do...
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How Many Dinners
How many dinners must I make each night in order to be a good mommy? Seriously, I really can’t decide. Is it best to make one dinner for the kids and force them to eat it or suffer the consequences...
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First day of school
Today was the first day of school for Andrew (5th grade), Jenna (3rd grade), and Matt (1st grade). They were so excited this morning, they were absolutely bouncing off the walls. Jenna got dressed up in the cutest outfit ever,...
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