By: Cheryl Maguire On Christmas Eve, I sat alone on a bench, in the middle of a crowded mall. My husband, Bob, and our daughters, age 12 and 9, roamed the shops in an attempt to find me the perfect Christmas gift, even though I told them not to. Bob’s anxiety surrounding this situation caused … More The Gift
By: Cheryl Maguire There is something all moms dread more than anything. I’m not talking about potty training although, that’s up there. I’m referring to the fear that your child will contract lice—ya know those gross little bugs that take up residence in your head??? I’ll give you a moment to finish itching your scalp. … More Chronicles of a Lice Infestation
By: Cheryl Maguire I love fitness classes. There are many benefits to participating in a fitness class as opposed to working out on your own. In general classes are social, more fun and push you to workout harder. If you are enjoying your workouts, you are more likely to want to return and continue exercising. … More 5 Parenting Tips Inspired by Fitness Classes
By: Cheryl Maguire In an attempt to break the deafening teen silence during breakfast, I began a conversation. “So I saw a meme . . .” Laughter erupted from my twin teens. “It’s pronounced MEEEM, not MEH-MM. You sound like Elle’s mom who said MeeMee,” my teen daughter corrected me. Just for the record—I’m not … More Mom Inspired YouTube Challenges
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!
We hope you an your family have a holiday season full of joy, love, health, and blessings. Cheryl: My favorite holiday tradition is to sing Christmas Carols with my neighbors at a nursing home. We have been doing it for the past eight years. Deirdre: Our favorite tradition is simply decorating the tree. We have … More Happy Holiday Traditions
By: Cheryl Maguire In high school and college, I used to volunteer for causes I was passionate about. Then I had children, and my volunteer efforts revolved around their interests. I enjoyed spending time with them and getting to meet their friends and other parents, but it wasn’t the same as volunteering for causes … More The Benefits of Volunteering