Nina's Blog

6 Kid Friendly Tech Gifts that Won’t Break the Bank
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Leticia Barr. These days, kids love tech accessories as much as their parents do and while this can be expensive, it doesn’t have to be. Some of the best accessories are often ones...
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The Gift of Quality Time: A Day of Cookie Baking with the Kids
The following is a guest post from food and culture expert, and Mamagirl of 2 boys, Heidi von Maur. We all know that conquering the holidays can be a beast.  Whether it is standing on long checkout lines, racking your...
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A Surefire Way to Keep Everyone Happy on Your Family Trip
Just in time for winter vacation, here is a tip from Meg Akabas, a certified parenting educator and author of 52 Weeks of Parenting Wisdom: Effective Strategies for Raising Happy, Responsible Kids (January 8th, 2013).  (http://www.booksparkspr.com/clients/meg-akabas/) Are you traveling with...
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Pleasure Practices
Today I’m going to talk to you about pleasure. No, not THAT kind of pleasure… although that kind is good too☺ I want to talk about a more everyday kind of pleasure. The little moments of taking care of yourself...
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Organizing a Mom’s Night Out at Home this Summer
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Maria Stanley. I think I speak for every Mom when I say that a Mom’s night out is a thing of beauty. It’s a lovely few hours filled with conversation and...
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Three Easy Ways to Bring Color & Style to Your Home Décor
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Maria Stanley. There are so many easy ways to decorate your home in a colorful way that reflects your personality. All three of the following suggestions can be done at a variety of price...
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5 Tips for Surviving Summer Camp Madness
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Kim-Marie Evans. Sending the kids off to summer camp this year? Gone are the days of just a sleeping bag and some bug spray. I think sending them to college might be easier, and...
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Tips on Finding Fabulous Travel Destinations this Summer
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Jenn Quillen. Summer is finally here and if you’re anything like me, you’ve spent the past school year longing for a trip to somewhere fabulous! Visiting somewhere new can refresh the body, the...
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Top 5 Educational Apps for Kids
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Kris Cain. With technology all around us, it is necessary that our kids learn to use it. They will encounter tech in school, at home, and eventually at work. It doesn’t have to...
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5 Easy Ways to Give Thanks
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM leader, Heather Reinhard. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, many of us have so much to be thankful for and the approaching holiday season is a perfect time to count our blessings...
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Self-Care During Troubling Times
So many of the women I’ve been speaking with over the past few weeks are experiencing a higher-than-usual level of anxiety. It’s understandable. No matter who you voted for in the last election, massive change and upheaval are taking place...
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Do You Have A Vision?
Everyone who really knows me, knows that I want a summer house. Specifically, a summer house in Amagansett. If you are not from the New York area, you might not know Amagansett... it is a small village in that beautiful...
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Top Summer Goals
The following is a guest post and vlog from momAgendaCOMM blogger Jessica McFadden. When Nina Restieri, the creator of the momAgenda® brand asked me to vlog about my top five summer goals as a mom this summer, my first reaction was panic....
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Top 5 Sites to Shop Mobile this Season
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Michele McGraw. The holidays are always so busy and every year I swear I am going to start my holiday shopping in August. Then, every year I sit here in November and wonder...
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Facebook Live: Sneak Peek of Our 2018-19 Planners
I’m incredibly excited to introduce our new planners for 2018-19, so I hosted a Facebook Live to give you a sneak peek of them and to show off their newest features! In case you missed me live, watch the full video...
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9 Apps Worth a Look for Moms this Fall
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Michele McGraw. There are so many apps and for so many different devices. It is sometimes hard to weed through and find the apps worth trying out. I have scoured the app stores...
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Why Busy Moms Need a Morning Routine
Now that the holiday season is really over, it’s time to get back in the groove and back into our normal routines. Of course, for many of us, especially those with young kids, there’s no such thing as a normal...
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5 Financial Planning Tips for the Holiday Season
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Jodi Grundig. This time of year can be one of the worst when it comes to family finances.  Not only are you incredibly busy which makes it challenging to pay bills on time,...
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4 Simple Ways to Teach Kids about 'Giving' this Holiday
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Jodi Grundig. My kids are extraordinarily lucky. They have tons of relatives that love them and over the holidays, they get more gifts than they could ever really play with or enjoy. I...
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Five Ideas for Kids During the Holiday Break
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Shell Roush. Soon, the kids will be home for the holiday break. While it’s exciting to celebrate the holidays and not have to worry about homework or getting everyone out the door on...
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School Jitters Be Gone
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Toni Patton. School has already begun and homework and testing are underway.  This is such a big time of year for both parents and kids alike. Parents get ready to put their child...
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