4 Ways You Can Raise Mighty Girls


  By Cheryl Goodman of Not Just Yum What does it mean to raise a mighty girl and how do you raise one to be such? Mighty girls are strong, powerful, and competent. They know who they are, what they love and what they are good at. They can make positive choices that reflects who they truly are. They can speak for themselves. Mighty girls are ... Continue Reading

5 Meaningful Dates for Moms and Daughters


  By Maricel Mendoza of A Sweet Cottage I believe in having individual dates not only with our husbands but also with each of our children. I am guilty of not being able to do this often as we always go out as a family. Having one on one time with our kids is very important as this is the time that we can talk about things in their lives that they ... Continue Reading

Why Family Dinnertime Is All the More Important

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By Tina Rodriguez of Truly Rich Mom "Mama, I like this — eating together with the T.V. off!" one of my children happily said during one evening. "Yeah, me, too, Ma!" another child chimed in. "This is fun!" We were all seated together at our tiny dining table, which was given to us—"pre-loved"—by a generous tito and friend from the Catholic community for ... Continue Reading

10 Ways To Teach Kids To Manage Clutter

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By Cheryl Goodman of Not Just Yum One of the goals we have been working on in our family is living intentionally. It is our desire to spend our time, energy and resources on things that align with our family values and make us happy. We have tried to create such by removing possessions from our home that are not essential to our vision of a blissful life. ... Continue Reading

A little less mommy guilt for working moms

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I always get asked about how I "do it all." The truth is, I don't. And I feel like I don't have it altogether more often than people think I do! (Like this week, when my Vito turns 5 and I prepare for his birthday party at the end of the week. I've gotten some help, thankfully.) "Mom guilt" hits me often. It hits every mom I know—whether they're ... Continue Reading

It Takes A Village: How to Make a Living While Making a Home

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I've been working from home fulltime for almost a year now. Prior to giving birth to our youngest child last year, I was already working from home part-time, reporting to the office only twice a week. I count myself truly blessed to have the current set-up I have now — balancing freelance writing/editing jobs, and PR and social media-related tasks (all ... Continue Reading