This is Mother's Day 2020. Each year this day is so very special for mothers and mother figures (and the little ones who love them). The need to share the special moments that we will remember for years to come is more important than ever as we continue to navigate our days. While most of us may be physically separated from our extended family members, here are a few of the memories we can still make on this day celebrating the love, kindness and strength of mothers.
It may be a few weeks, even months, before we see happy couples or groups of friends posting date night and moms' night photos on social media. At least those from OUTSIDE our homes...less than 6 feet from other people. In the meantime, what we will see are amazingly creative stay-date nights and virtual happy hours. Check out these ideas from some of our MOMLETA Moms!
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:
“Play is the highest form of research” - Albert Einstein
We’ve all heard this quote or one like it. We know the importance of allowing your child to play. We know how it helps their development. But what does play really mean and what does it look like in your home? Let’s break it down...
I always thought I was going to be the type of mom that went big on Halloween. Every inch of my house would be decorated, my family would have creative and elaborate costumes ready by October 1st and festive songs like Monster Mash and I Put A Spell On You would be playing throughout the season. As with many fantasies about motherhood, now that I’m actually a parent, this is far from the truth. And here is my confession, you guys: As a parent, when it comes to Halloween, I just can’t.