Nina's Blog

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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Show Teacher Appreciation with These Thankful Gift Ideas
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Leticia Barr. This holiday season show the teachers in your lives how thankful you are for their endless devotion to your child’s education. As a former teacher, I always appreciated thoughtful and useful...
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Favorite Fashion Finds for Kids
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Toni Patton. It’s not always easy to find cute summer fashions that kids will wear, but today I want to show you some of my favorite looks I found for both boys and...
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Five Ways Moms Can Keep Their Sanity and the Kids Busy This Summer
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Shell Roush. Oh, the lazy days of summer. Unless you are a mom, of course. Then summer can become hectic and stressful, trying to find ways to keep the kids busy and delay...
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Striking a Summer Work-at-Home Balance
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Leah Jantzen. Summer is here. Your kids are out of school and have a multitude of summer activities planned from swimming parties and baseball practice to camp and doctors’ appointments. But remember, when...
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7 Tips for Surviving When Mom is Away
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Leticia Barr. My husband and I travel frequently for work and while friends may marvel at our organization and ability to maintain a stable family life for our kids while gone, it’s because...
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5 Ways to Make Rules for Yourself
I devote a large amount of mental energy to getting things done. Not just getting them done, but convincing myself to get them done. Take, for example, daily exercise. Every day I have an internal argument with myself as to...
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Back to School Tips for Every Mom
Now that it’s actually August, back-to-school season is looming for many of us. I’ve found that with just a little bit of advance planning, you really can create a smooth transition, for both you and your kids. Here are a...
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5 Tech Gadgets That Should Be on Every Mom’s Wish List
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Leticia Barr. Moms who work hard need gadgets that can multitask and work just as hard as she does, whether she’s keeping tabs on the family schedule, reading, or capturing family memories.  Here...
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Five Must-Have Hot New Apps
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Leticia Barr. At the beginning of 2013, ReadWrite.com’s Dan Rowinski estimated that 614 new apps were released through the iTunes App Store daily. With 19,000 new apps coming out each month, it can feel like a...
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Yes, It Can Actually Be Easy
“One thing I had learned from watching chimpanzees with their infants is that having a child should be fun.” – Jane Goodall I know yoga is not supposed to be painful, but yesterday it was. I went to a Yin...
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