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4 Things for Busy Moms to Let Go Of, In Order to Feel More Peaceful
Before I became a busy working mom, I was calm and serene. People commented on it all the time; it was one of my best qualities. I remember those days and how feeling peaceful was simply my natural, default state....
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4 Reasons for Busy Moms to Meditate
I can remember a time in my life when my kids were little, my business was brand new, and I was feeling overwhelmed, crazy, and way too busy. I spent a weekend at Canyon Ranch to recharge, and a therapist...
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3 Ridiculously Easy Steps to Meal Planning for Busy Moms
I find that at this time of year, with the cold weather settling in, I spend more time at home thinking about delicious and healthy meals to feed my family (and myself). As a busy mom, you’re probably overwhelmed with...
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4 Ways for Busy Moms to Have More Time
When I talk to busy moms, one of the most common struggles they share with me is “I just don’t have enough time to do the things I really want to do.” Everyone seems to want another hour in their day…whether...
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5 Steps to a Year-End Review
This week, the week between Christmas and New Year’s, is one of my favorite weeks of the year. The house is quiet, the kids are occupied with all their new stuff, not much is going on either at work or...
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How To Take Holiday Card Photos Like A Pro
The following is a guest post from NYC photographer Lori Berkowitz. This year I’ve added mother to my title, and I’m now working on creating my first family holiday card! I’ve compiled my best tips from 20 years of taking...
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Announcing the 2015 #momAgendaCOMM Team
I am so excited to introduce the momAgendaCOMM team for 2015! These influential and engaging brand ambassadors will be an integral part of our 2015 online presence, collaborating with us as we market our product line and engage with our...
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Holiday Meal Planning
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Toni Patton. Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner. Thankfully, this year I am not taking on the Thanksgiving holiday since we are traveling to visit family. However, Christmas will be at...
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Manage and Organize Time & Money This Holiday Season
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Shell Roush. As soon as Halloween is over, time seems to blur together as we race into the holiday season. From Thanksgiving until Christmas, there’s just so much to do! How do you...
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Six Tips to Plan the Ultimate Solo Mom Getaway
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Elena Sonnino. We hear it all the time. “Moms need to take better care of themselves.” But too often, we are the worst when it comes to creating time for ourselves. Travel provides...
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5 Volunteering Tips for Moms: Setting Limits
 The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Jessica McFadden.  You, the momAgenda woman, are a natural born leader. You are a charismatic  personality whom others are drawn to, and naturally they want you to volunteer for  their cause, lead their group and...
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Create a Homework Station
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Julie Meyers Pron. There is nothing worse than the five o’clock shout “Mooooooooom. I don’t have a yellow highlighter for my homework!” That’s why it’s so helpful to prepare yourself now before the...
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I Really Want a momAgenda® but Which One is Right for Me?
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM leader Heather Reinhard. We’ve all been there – browsing the momAgenda site wanting every single product but not sure which product would best suit our needs. Well, I’m here to help narrow down your search and...
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Simple Summertime Snacks
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Jennifer Sterling. Every summer, I work at a camp teaching nutrition and cooking classes to children. While the camp serves breakfast, lunch and snacks, more than half of the children are forced to...
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Relationships & Travel: Why Parents Should Get Away Without the Kids
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Elena Sonnino. When was the last time you took a vacation without kids? Many of us spend months planning the perfect family travel adventures – instilling a love of travel, culture and exploration...
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5 Beach Bag Essentials
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Shell Roush. Planning a day trip to the beach with your kids involves some serious prep work. Gone are the days of throwing on your swim suit, grabbing a towel, a drink, and...
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Summer Activities: Tips to Staying Sane & Organized
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Toni Patton. I am a mom of three very busy kids.  Between football, gymnastics, soccer, cheer, dance camp, ROTC camp, and whatever else my plate is full with, I might be busier during...
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Sage Advice on Finding a Summer Babysitter
The following is a guest post and vlog from momAgendaCOMM blogger Jessica McFadden. Welcome to summer, the season of licking ice cream cones, jumping into pools, lazily reading books on blankets, catching fireflies and more marvelous memories. However, for many of us...
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5 Must-Have Summer Apps that Foster Learning
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Leticia Barr. Even though we enjoy carefree summer days and the many warm weather activities that go with them, the absence of school doesn’t quite mean that learning needs to stop. Interactive apps...
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12 Gorgeous Side Effects of Self-Love
The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Danielle Dowling.     What does self-love mean? It means recognizing your value. It means taking the time and effort to give yourself the affection and patience you give others. It means quieting...
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Everything You Need To Know to Take Amazing Pictures Of Your Kids This Summer
Posted on May 28, 2014 by Lori Berkowitz Even though I’m a Boudoir and Portrait photographer the question I get asked most is “how do I take better pictures of my kids?” AND “what’s the best camera to buy?”. I’ve put together my...
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