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1990 vs. 2020 - Holiday Gift Giving Edition

Posted by: MOMLETA HQ on Sunday, December 20, 2020
My how the times have changed. Remember getting the Toys R' Us catalog in the mail in early November so you could dog-ear approximately 900 pages displaying toys/stuffies/games you HAD to have for Christmas? Now kids have Amazon Wish Lists and mark ...

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Healthy Snacking: The 2020 School Edition

Posted by: Jennifer McDonald, RD; Owner, Momleta Asheville/Hendersonville, SC on Sunday, November 15, 2020

With so many scenarios for school in 2020 including: all-virtual learning; in-person instruction; and multiple hybrid schooling situations, meal prepping and grocery shopping has become very stressful. I know most moms feel this to their core, "What do I feed the kids today"?

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How Are You Talking to Your Children About COVID?

Posted by: MOMLETA HQ on Tuesday, September 15, 2020

When all things went on lockdown in March this year we, as parents, had an immensely difficult situation to explain to our children. Now, on the eve of the new school year, we are again faced with a seemingly impossible conversation. How can we make this easier? 

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Mom - You Are Doing VIRTUALLY Everything

Posted by: Justine Hill, Momleta Syracuse Member on Saturday, August 15, 2020

In some capacity we will all be navigating a piece of our worlds virtually this fall. School. Work. Self-care. Exercise.  After a summer of perhaps more low-key living, we again find ourselves on the cusp of a school year that will look completely different from anything we have ever seen before. As we enter this uncertainty (and “Into the Unknown” rings in my head… thanks, Frozen II), we'd would like to offer a few pieces of advice to you.

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How We and Our Children Are Enjoying Exercise This Summer

This summer, while we're feeling like we're missing out because most 'things' are cancelled, we are happy that exercising is NOT one of them! In fact, on the spectrum of safe activities to engage in right now, exercising outdoors alone or in small groups is very low risk! 

 

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Moving Past the Mom Guilt

Posted by: MOMLETA HQ on Friday, May 15, 2020

Mom guilt. It's real and it's 1,000 times more prevalent these days as we navigate new roles as mom-teacher, mom-nurse, mom-entertainer, mom-maid, mom-mom. How can we feel good while we're surrounded by chaos?  

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Maintaining Community When You Are in Isolation

Posted by: Carolyn Morris, Instructor, Baby Boot Camp Morristown & Parsippany, NJ on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

An international pandemic. Leap year. Daylight Savings Time. A full moon. Friday the 13th   AND a new trending phrase ‘social distancing’ happening all in the same week. Whoa mama!  By nature we are all social beings who need community and interaction with others.  Social gatherings boost our serotonin levels, and help us learn how to connect on a deeper level. So with schools closing, events canceled, and social distancing, how do we maintain our community when in isolation?

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Tips for Feeding the Entire Family

Posted by: Jessica VanCleave MPH, RD, LDN on Friday, March 13, 2020

Planning meals and snacks for yourself each week is on trend...and hard. Once you add a partner or spouse and kids of different ages to the mix it can quickly become overwhelming. Do I make separate meals for everyone’s different preferences? Do I have to have every meal and snack planned out? How do I make mealtimes more peaceful? How do I stop a food fight? These are all real concerns that even a dietician mom faces each and every day. 

Check out these tips for feeding the whole family:

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