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3 Downtime Ideas for Busy Moms
If there is one thing I have come to value since becoming a mom, it’s downtime. And the busier I get as a mom, the more I need it. It’s a matter of simple supply and demand: once my supply...
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VLOG: The myAgenda Mini Review
Buy the momAgenda.  Toni shares stories about parenting, life and everything in between on her blog A Daily Dose of Toni. You can also find her on Twitter and Facebook.
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Ways Parents Can Keep Kids Safe Online
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Kris Cain. Before I even had children, I was aware of the security dangers that users faced online; identity theft, credit card hacking, and social media privacy – these are just some of...
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Busy Moms Need momEssentials
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM leader Heather Reinhard. Warmer weather and flowers in bloom are the first signs that spring has finally come to the northeast. After shoveling snow and enduring some cold winter months, it is a wonderful...
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5 Tips for Organizing and Decluttering Your Home Office
The following is a guest post from momAgenda COMM blogger Jodi Grundig. Earlier this year, fed up with having an ad-hoc home office, I decided to turn our never-used dining room into a true home office.  We sold the dining room table, and...
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Realistic New Year’s Resolutions for Busy Moms
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Jessica McFadden.   How are your New Year's resolutions doing? I thought that by the end of January I would have lost 20 pounds, reeled in 10 new clients, gone on...
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5 Steps to a Year-End Review
Now that the chaos of the holidays is over and the kids are back in school, it’s the perfect time of year to reflect on the year that’s passed and the one ahead of us. For me, reflecting on the...
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Talking with Your Kids About the Election
Here we are, less than 2 weeks from Election Day in a particularly crazy election season. Many parents are wringing their hands about how to talk to their kids about elections in general and this election in particular. While we...
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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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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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