By: Deirdre Littlefield Youth sports seem to get such a bad rap these days. All of the articles describe parents yelling and children over scheduled. They report how bad specializing in one sport is for young minds and bodies, which we know. Politics have taken over they say–but that’s only if you partake. I … More The Truth About Youth Sports
By: Cheryl Maguire “Can I go to California?” When my fourteen-year-old daughter asked me this question my initial response was, “There is no way you are going to California, especially without me.” And then I saw the cost of the trip which only solidified my sentiment. The public school she attends teamed up with a … More The Ultimate Guide to Teen Tours
Thank you to everyone who entered the Signature Moms Blogger contest this year! It always makes it difficult to narrow down our choices to only 5 new bloggers. After much deliberation, we have chosen the 5 ladies who will join Martianne, Sandy, Carolyn, Janice, Cheryl, and Deirdre as featured bloggers. Please welcome our new Signature Moms bloggers! They … More Meet Our Newest Signature Moms Bloggers!
Summer is here;and as many of us start planning summer picnics, barbecues, and other outdoor parties, it’s important to brush up on our food safety tips to ensure that everyone stays healthy. Eating outdoors in warm weather can present a food safety challenge. Bacteria in food multiply faster at temperatures between 40°F and 140°F, so … More Food Safety Tips
By: Lauren Carmichael I see this come up all the time in the mom groups I follow. People will ask if it’s tacky to plan their own shower because they do not have a close family or friends to throw one for them. People will also ask opinions on showers for the second and … More The New Baby Shower
Contributed by a Guest Blogger As someone who has lived with a mental health disorder for many years, I have heard all manner of different myths and experienced the effects of these myths. Here are the top 3 myths that I hate: 1) Those with mental health issues can’t work or work as … More 3 Mental Health Myths
By: Lauren Carmichael Being pregnant for the second time is a whole different experience than my first, which was eight years ago. Aside from all my gear expiring and all the new products available, my circumstances are completely different and in every way better than before. Yet, somehow, I still don’t feel super prepared. I … More 5 Important Things to Think About BEFORE You Have a Baby