5 Ways To Find A Good Babysitter

5 Ways To Find A Good Babysitter

Maybe you’re a new parent looking for – gulp – a babysitter for the first time. Maybe you just moved and don’t have anyone to turn to for help. Either way, nothing makes you feel quite like a grown-up like hiring a babysitter. After all, wasn’t it just yesterday that we were the ones doing(…)

Which Exercise does this Personal Trainer Recommend to Everyone?

By Whitney Blakeslee When people imagine my job as a personal trainer, they assume that I lift a lot of weight, love running, and probably push my clients to go harder. But the reality is, I am also a mom with a busy life and stress. My favorite workout? Walking. It is something I recommend everyone add(…)

What A Trip To China Taught My Children

What A Trip To China Taught My Children

By Jen Murphy I’m one of those people who loves to travel. I love everything about it. I love packing efficiently with travel-sized containers. I love the cars, planes, trains, and buses. Most of all, I love the adventure. Unfortunately, it takes a whole lot more effort and planning with kids – but it’s worth(…)

Too Many Choices! How To Prioritize Your Kids’ Activities

Too Many Choices! How To Prioritize Your Kids’ Activities

By Jen Murphy Swim team, soccer, karate, robotics club, band, music lessons, and the list goes on…. So. Many. Choices. The options for after-school activities are mind-blowing. Yet we want our children to find their “thing” and to discover a passion. We want them to be incredible, of course! Well, the good news is, your(…)

How I Learned To Let Go And Trust My Teen Driver

How I Learned To Let Go And Trust My Teen Driver

By Jen Murphy Taking my daughter to Driver’s Ed was fun. It was exciting to hear her discuss how driving practice was going, and to hear secondhand her instructor’s humorous stories about teaching teens the ways of the road. We would joke about how she would soon become a taxi service for her little brother’s(…)

This is Definitely What the World Needs…Right Now

This is Definitely What the World Needs…Right Now

This. We need more of this. How do you connect with the people you encounter daily? Your neighbors? Your children? People that work in your building? Cheers to Canada! Thank you for this video.#EatTogether Please share. Want more great content from The Mother List? Sign up here!  

7 Tips On Getting Organized For The New School Year

7 Tips On Getting Organized For The New School Year

By Vicki Little As sad as it is to see summer coming to an end, we often feel a collective sigh of relief as a sense of order returns to the house once more. Hopefully. If you aren’t prepared for the sudden, hectic schedules, you can start on a downward slide to chaos before the(…)

Bookmark It: 2017 National Park Free Days

Bookmark It: 2017 National Park Free Days

By Vicki Little These days it takes something pretty amazing to pull people’s attention away from their screens. Luckily nature has provided us with the perfect alternative entertainment in the form of beautiful scenery, sparkling lakes, and majestic animals. Even better, these family-friendly places have enough room for the crowds on free days! So get(…)