9 Easy Steps to Better Time Management for Busy Moms

9 Easy Steps to Better Time Management for Busy Moms

A few months ago, we chatted about Mom Stress. One of the biggest causes of Mom Stress is the overwhelming number of things we as moms are expected to do on a daily basis. We are expected to be on every board and committee, run kids to practices and games all while keeping the house neat and tidy and the occupants fed and cleaned. It’s exhausting! However, with a great time management system we can make sure every appointment is kept and task is completed. That’s why I started looking for ways to better manage my time. Over the years I slowly created a plan that worked for me. These nine steps to better time management for busy moms has been a life-saver for both me and my family.

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Marvel Movie Marathon – Captain America: The First Avenger

Marvel Movie Marathon Captain America First Avenger FB

We are going to start our Marvel cinematic journey with Captain America: The First Avenger. I know. I know. It seems weird to put Captain America’s first movie first on our viewing list since it is really the fourth movie released in the modern day Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, this movie is almost entirely a flashback to World War II. In the movie we get the origin story of Captain America and his alter-ego Steve Rogers. Read More

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The Greatest Showman Reimagined – Review

The Greatest Showman Reimagined Review

I will be the first to admit, I was late to arrive at The Greatest Showman party. I didn’t see the movie until a month or so after it was released and didn’t gain a true appreciation for the songs until my daughter started playing them on repeat. Then something switched. I don’t know if it was the powerful ballads, the towering anthems, the knee-slappers or a combination of them all. Then, just like my daughter, all of a sudden, I couldn’t stop playing the soundtrack on repeat.  So when I heard about The Greatest Showman: Reimagined I couldn’t contain myself. Read More

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Guide to Christmas Television Viewing

Guide to Christmas Television Viewing

It used to be that you had to wait until the one night of the year when Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer or Frosty the Snowman or The Grinch Who Stole Christmas was on. Then Freeform (which originated as ABC Family) started their “Countdown to Christmas” and it was absolutely must see viewing. Now multiple channels show our favorite holiday movies and specials multiple times each season for your viewing pleasure. So much so, that you need a Guide to Christmas Television Viewing. Read More

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Top 5 Favorite Baseball Movies

Top 5 Favorite Baseball Movies

I make no secret of the fact that baseball and softball are my favorite sports. I grew up watching the Red Sox and played softball all through high school. To that end, I LOVE a good baseball movie. Two hours of escaping between the foul lines sounds like a good time to me. I have seen nearly every baseball movie imaginable but there are five that are near and dear to my heart for different reason. Here are my Top 5 Favorite Baseball Movies of all time. Read More

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Dos and Don’ts of Combating Mom Stress

Dos and Don'ts of Combating Mom Stress

There is no shame in admitting you have “Mom Stress”. The things moms are expected to do on a daily basis are mind boggling. Whether you are still in the diaper era, have graduated to the terrible twos or are running kids and sports equipment from one end of town (or country) to the other, you are understandably stressed. Here are fourteen dos and don’ts of combating mom stress. Read More

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Ultimate Sports Movie Bracket

Ultimate Movie Marathon

Everyone loves a good sports movie! As you might expect, I am a sucker for the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. I also love the human interest side of these movies. Whether it’s the increase in skill level or the main character’s  attitude, I am always up for a good sports movie. Read More

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