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Stay-at-Home Moms: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
101 Easy Lunch Ideas for Kids
Tired of giving the kids the same old lunch? Get 101 ideas for kids' lunches at home or school, complete with easy recipes for each item on the menu.
Should Nuts Be Banned from Schools?
Should peanuts, tree nuts and other food allergy triggers be banned from schools? Check out the common questions and criticisms parents of kids with food allergies face.
Day and Weekend Vacations in the Southeast
North Carolina travel takes you to the outerbanks filled with sea life and lighthouses or way up into the mountains that stretch through many states. Plan your trip to North Carolina with attractions the whole family will enjoy.
How to Find Phone Sex Employment
Many moms are turning to phone sex employment as a way to supplement their income. Learn more about this job you can do from home to see if it's right for you.
20 Fun and Educational Websites Kids Will Love
Discover 20 of the best educational websites for kids. Let your children learn about everything from anatomy to phonics with these free and fun websites that focus on learning.
Mom's Day Out: 5 Ways to Banish Guilt
Mom's Day Out programs can give you a much-needed break as a stay-at-home mom. Get past the guilt and your fears to find out if Mother's Day Out is right for you and your children.
10 Girls' Night In Ideas to Recharge Your Mom...
Girls Night In isn't just for single gals. Bring the fun of ladies' night out home with these girls' night in ideas to give yourself a break.
10 Companies that Offer Student or Report Card...
Get freebies for good grades. Many companies hand out rewards for students that give kids everything from pizza to movie rentals.
Free School Supplies
Free school supplies can save you from spending a small fortune on getting your child ready for school. But you have to know where to look to find the supplies that are 100% free.
Coconut Haystacks
Coconut haystacks call for a few ingredients to make this easy recipe.
3 Easy Ways Stay-at-Home Moms Can Make Money
There are plenty of jobs for stay-at-home moms that let you be home with your children and make money too. Find the right fit for you on this list of stay-at-home mom jobs.
Clear That Toy Clutter! 10 Places to Donate...
Donate toys to get rid of your unwanted clutter while making other children happy. Find 10 places that will put your donated toys to good use.
10 Best Wooden Swing Sets for Your Backyard
The best wooden swing sets don't have to cost a fortune. These wooden swing sets are the ones that have a reputation for stellar quality at $1,000 or less.
Find Out if the Zumba Exhilarate Workout is...
The 7-DVD Zumba Exhilarate set is put to the test. See calories burned, pros and cons and more in this in-depth review that tested the products over several months.
Baby GoodBuys
Marybeth is a bargain shopper who brings her hunt for daily deals on baby and kids' items to her blog. Baby Good Buys is updated 3-10 times a day.
10 Ways to Make Money With a Mom Blog
Earn cash through your blog. It doesn't matter how big or how small you think your blog is, these key ways to make money help you monetize your blog without losing content quality.
6 Ways Social Media is Damaging Your Family's...
Is social media exposing your family's private info and pics? Here are the top ways social media is damaging your family's privacy and what you can do about it.
101 Blog Content Ideas for Moms
Stumped on blog content ideas? Keep those creative juices flowing with 101 great blog content ideas for moms.
The 12 best part-time jobs for moms
What are the best part-time jobs for moms? This list helps you find a job where you can earn money and still have the flexibility of staying home to raise your kids.
Trunk or Treat Trunk Ideas
Get 13 trunk or treat trunk ideas that are easy to put together year after year. Complete with details on decorations you'll need to pull off the theme.
Want to Have a Second Child? 10 Things to...
Wondering if you should have a second baby? Ask yourself these 10 questions to make a decision that's right for your family.
7 Ways to Help Your Kids Adjust to a New School...
Starting a new school year can be scary for even the most confident kids. Help your kids adjust to school with these easy tips.
10 Reasons to Be a Stay-at-Home Mom
On the fence about becoming a stay-at-home mom? These 10 reasons will swing you to the stay-at-home side of parenthood.
Details on Lousiana's 2014 Tax Free Holiday
The 2014 Louisiana tax free holiday has a generous price limit per item. Find out more about the state's sales tax free holiday.
4 Fun Ways to Teach Your Child to Write His Name
Teach a child to write his name with four ideas that make learning fun. When you teach a child to write, you're helping him develop his fine motor skills as well as preparing him for school.
25 Songs for Your Workout Playlist
Work off that weight with a butt-busting workout playlist. These 25 motivational songs for moms don't include The Alphabet Song or Itsy, Bitsy Spider!
10 Things to Do Every Day to Bring Your Family...
Families are pulled in so many different directions these days. But there are 10 things to do as a family every day to strengthen your bond and make the most of your time together.
Hiding Food in Your Picky Eater's Favorites
Hiding food to get your picky eaters to eat is a strategy many parents consider. Weigh these pros and cons before you mix in the veggies with your child's favorites.
10 Fun Activities that Teach Kids About World...
Take your child on a global journey to discover world cultures. These fun activities enrich their awareness of world cultures without you ever leaving your home.
How to Stay Happy as an At-Home Mom
A stay-at-home mom experiences a range of emotions, from being happy one minute to feeling guilty the next. Take care of your emotional well-being every day to be a happy stay at home mom no matter what challenges you face.
Do You Know All of the Ways You Can Make Money...
Learn how to make money online without getting scammed. These legitimate opportunities put you in control.
10 Ideas for Grandparents Gifts
Giving their grandparents gifts is a wonderful way for children to show grandma and grandpa how much love the whole family feels for them. Take the guesswork out of what to give them with 10 ideas that help your children make their own gifts or buy them for their grandparents.
7 Helpful Tips for Living On a Budget
Living on a budget helps you manage your money more effectively. But you don't have to scrimp and save every penny to make smart money decisions. Make living on a budget easy for you and your family while taking charge of your finances.
12 Free Ways to Enjoy Fun All Summer Long
Find a free summer program for kids that keeps them entertained until school starts. These 12 programs offer plenty of choices based on your children's personal interests.
Should You Quit Your Job to Become a Stay-at-Ho...
Thinking about making the switch from working mom to stay-at-home mom? Before you quit your job, see if being a SAHM is right for your family.
8 ways moms can make money from home without...
Learn how to make money from home without being scammed. From turning your passion into profit to finding legitimate ways to make money from home, this list of opportunities puts you in control of your earnings.
5 Things We Can All Do to End Mommy Wars
If you're a mom, you're fighting the battle of the Mommy Wars. See how the term evolved, why Mommy Wars affect every mom and how we can all win the battle.
14 Fun Things to Do with your S.O. Today
Make your relationship thrive. These fun things couples can do together to strengthen their bond help you make the most of your moments together.
Preschool Field Trips
Preschoolers are made for fun field trips. This list of age-appropriate field trips gives you plenty of options when planning your preschooler's next outing.
Kids' Live Shows
Characters step off the screen and onto the stage in kids' live shows. The current list of kids' live shows helps you decide which ones to attend.
Money Saving Tips for Parents
Thrifty Thursday offers money-saving tips for parents each week. See the archive of money-saving tips and start pocketing more cash today.
Kiss Nails Review
Kiss Nails is one of the most talked about artificial nail products on the market. But is it a good product? Spend a week with a mom wearing Kiss Nails in her normal routine.
The Biggest Problems With Being a Stay-at-Home...
A lot of people think stay-at-home moms have it easy. But there are plenty of pros and cons of being a stay-at-home mom.
Keep Your House Clean with This Handy Schedule
Get a house cleaning schedule that's perfect for busy families. You don't even have to clean every day with this easy-to-follow cleaning schedule.
Best Bottom Diapers Review
See how Best Bottom diapers stand up to months of daily use. Read an unbiased review to find out if the Best Bottom diapering system is a good value for your family's money.
Host a Perfect Play Date
Host a play date that's fun for everyone and easy on you. Plan your play date in 10 simple steps that reduce your stress and guarantee your play date is a success.
Good Grades Rewards
You want to reward your child for doing his best in school, but you aren't sure what to give him. Pick your favorite good grades rewards from this list of 15 that show your student how proud you are of him.
Midwest Travel for Families
Indiana is packed with fun for kid and family-friendly activities. Indiana travel destinations include the motor speedway hall of fame, children's museums, zoos, national museums and more.
What Does a Stay-at-Home Mom Do?
Who is the woman behind the stay-at-home mom title? Stay-at-home moms have many different roles to fulfill to keep their household running smoothly.
5 Super-Fun Bubbles Recipes
Make them glow. Make them colorful. Pick your DIY bubbles recipes from 5 easy and cheap methods to make super-fun bubbles solution ready for some backyard fun in minutes.
5 Ways to Get Your Mother-in-Law Off Your Back
Mother-in-laws. Can't live with them, wouldn't have your spouse without them. Get your mother-in-law off your back and maintain your sanity.
Protect Your Kids With a Last Will and Testament
A last will and testament isn't just for the rich and famous. While it's not a pleasant subject for families to discuss, a last will and testament helps parents protect their children...just in case.
Get Happy
Children learn a lot by watching their parents. So if you're stressed out, frustrated and aren't calm, your kids will notice. Deal with situations better when you follow these quick remedies to life's everyday challenges.
Zumba Class Review
You've heard the hype surrounding Zumba class. Four Zumba classes were put to the test to see if they lived up to the promises of a fun workout that helps you sweat off the pounds.
Why It's Important for Children to Play by...
Children should play by themselves for a number of reasons. See why your children should engage in independent play.
11 Fun Learning Activites Kids Can Do at Home
Fun is the key to learning activities that keep your children's focus. These learning activities for preschoolers and school-age children take the pressure off so your kids can learn everything from their ABCs to cultures in other worlds.
How to Organize Photos
Organize photos into an easy-to-browse collection. The thousands of family pictures you've taken will be at your fingertips instead of buried somewhere on your hard drive.
How Kids Learn from TV
TV isn't evil. Help kids learn from TV so that you turn time in front of the tube into an educational opportunity.
How to Stock Your Kitchen Pantry
A well-stocked kitchen pantry helps you cook faster and save money. These kitchen pantry staples help you look like a master chef without forcing you to spend all day in the kitchen.
A Day in the Life of a Stay-at-Home Mom
Walk in the footsteps of a day in the life of a stay-at-home mom. From sun up to sundown, see what a stay-at-home mom does all day.
Play Date Ideas
Enjoy play date success every time with these play date ideas. You'll have more fun and the kids will too.
6 Ways to Fill the Gaping Hole in Your Resume
Moms can cover their employment gap even while staying home to raise kids. Erase your employment gap to get back to the corporate world quicker when ready.
Blueberry Diapers Review
How do Blueberry Diapers stand up to months of daily use? Read an unbiased review of 3 types of Blueberry Diapers to see if this cloth diaper is an option for you.
Busy Parents: 5 Tips for a Cleaner House
Simple housekeeping tips help you stay ahead of those daily messes without turning you into the house maid. Keep any home clean with these five easy housekeeping tips.
Snoopy Party
Be creative with your Snoopy decorations for your party. You have plenty of options to make your party a hit. Page 5.
How Money-Saving Moms Stretch a Paycheck
Money saving moms don't have to be in the red to want to save some green. Try these money-saving ideas for moms to stretch a paycheck without feeling a pinch in your routine.
Things to Do in September with Your Family
School is in session but that doesn't mean you can't pack in the fun with your kids after the school bell rings for the day. Plan for these fun activities in September.
How to Create a Website With Your Kids
Learn how to create a website with your kids regardless of their age. These tips show you how to create a website that helps your children express their creativity, improve their writing skills and take their interests and hobbies to the next level.
How to Be a Good Mom
Do you know how to be a good mom? It's easier than you think.
Kids' Chores
Let your kids pitch in around the house with chores that teach them responsibility. Get them involved with chores kids as young as preschool age can do around the house.
Rumparooz Diapers Review
The Rumparooz brand is a popular choice among cloth diaper users. But is it the right diaper for you? Weigh the pros and cons in this in-depth product review.
Lowe's Build and Grow Workshops
Lowe's Build and Grow Workshops are free clinics for kids. The home improvement store provides the materials and tools and the kids get to build something unique for free.
Make Money as a Secret Shopper
A secret shopper is a powerful tool for businesses to see how well their shops are living up to the company's promises. Being a secret shopper is an easy job for stay-at-home moms because you can set your own hours and select your own opportunities. You can even take your kids with you!
Should You Buy Life Insurance for Children?
There's an ongoing debate about whether parents should buy life insurance for children. Here are five good reasons you may want to insure all of your kids.
Create a Time Management Plan
Be a time fighter! Create a time management plan to stop time thieves in their tracks.
16 Cast Members of NBC's Parenthood
The 'Parenthood' TV show on NBC has more than 15 characters. Keep up with them all with this character list, complete with biographies and fast facts.
Nature Activities Children Will Love
From curious toddlers to school-age adventurers, these nature activities will turn your children into nature lovers. Get ready to spend lots of time with your kids and Mother Nature.
What Does SAHM Mean?
You've seen the acronyms but aren't really sure what they mean. Solve the mystery of what SAHM, WAHM, WOHM and SAHD stand for.
Mom's Day Out
Moms need a day out away from the kids and that's why Mom's Day Out programs in your area may be a good choice. Find out more about Mom's Day Out programs and their purpose.
Details on Connecticut's 2014 Sales Tax Holiday
For 2014, Connecticut's sales tax holiday runs one week for back-to-school savings. Find out what's exempt from sales tax during the tax free week.
TV Shows About Family
Television shows about family do still exist. See which shows so you can escape another night watching a crime scene show or the latest reality TV craze.
How to Organize Your Home
You want to know how to organize your home but the best intentions of actually getting it done are hampered by the ever-growing piles of toys, lumps of clothes and junk in general that's taking over your house. Conquer the clutter today. Work room by room to organize your home.
Music Classes for Babies, Toddlers and...
Music classes for babies, toddlers and school age kids expose them to rhythm exercises, instruments, singing, dancing and play through music. This overview of the most popular music programs helps you find music classes that are right for you and your kids.
Halloween Window Decoration
Make a Halloween window decoration for less than $10. No one in your neighborhood will have anything like this Halloween pumpkin decoration in their windows.
Festival Games
In charge of the festival games? These 10 games are easy to play, easy to make and will appeal to both the young and young at heart.
Fall Fun for Kids of All Ages
As summer fades away, fall rolls in with a new set of activities to enjoy with your kids. Welcome fall with these 10 fun ways to spend time together.
FuzziBunz Diapers Review
FuzziBunz has a cute name but how does the product rate? FuzziBunz diapers are put to the test over several months in this thorough review, complete with pros and cons.
Great Halloween Costumes for Families
Make your family the most talked about trick-or-treaters on the block when you center your costumes around a theme. These Halloween costume ideas have everyone in your family covered.
KFC Kids' Meals
KFC' kids' meals offer variety over your typical hamburger and fries. See which meal selections have the highest and lowest calories and fat grams.
10 Tips to Throw a Hopping Party without...
The costs of parties can make your budget burn hotter than candles on a cake. Throw an inexpensive party for kids that's fun, memorable and inexpensive.
Back to School Ideas
Even star students can be nervous about going back to school. Get back to school ideas that will help ease your kids into a new school year.
Burn close to 900 calories using Zumba's Super...
How many calories can you burn using Zumba's Super Cardio Dance Party DVD? Find out the calorie counts and types of music you'll dance to on this Zumba DVD.
Encourage Your Kids to Play Alone
We love to play with our children but it's important for them to learn how to play alone. Teach them to play independently in a few easy steps.
Teaching Writing Skills to Preschoolers
When you start teaching writing to your kids, you help prepare them for school while developing their fine motor skills. Turn those scribbles into legible words when you begin teaching writing in a way that's both fun and constructive.
Indoor Activities for Kids
Staying inside today? Whether it's cold outside, rainy or you just feel like hanging out at home, keep the kids entertained with 10 activities that will make them forget they're playing indoors.
Elementary Field Trips
Elementary school students count down the days to field trips. Make their field trips memorable with ideas that teach them something new while they have fun with this list of field trip ideas.
Full Details on Georgia's 2014 Sales Tax Holiday
The 2014 Georgia sales tax holiday includes a long list of eligible items that are free from tax. Find out what's covered and what's not.
Melissa d'Arabian's Daughters
Stay-at-Home Moms. Page 3.
How to Cut Kids' Hair
Cut your kids' hair yourself to save time and money. These tips and tricks will turn you into a hairmaster in your own home.
Melissa d'Arabian and Daughters
Stay-at-Home Moms. Page 2.
Is anyone reading your blog?
Promote your mom blog with easy, tried and true methods that get more readers to your blog. You'll learn how to build a network while generating a loyal following.
Balance Your Children and Married Life
Get back to the basics of quality time with your husband to keep your married life strong and meet the ongoing demands of your children.
Tax Free Shopping Tips
Tax free shopping for back-to-school supplies, clothes and computers can save lots of money. Maximize your tax free shopping savings with simple tips on eligible items, store rules and dollar limits.
10 ways to survive the stay-at-home mom life.
Surviving motherhood is a challenge of its own. Now try staying home with them 24/7. The 10 things you need to know about being a stay-at-home mom.
Teach Kids How to Deal with Their Feelings
Kids experience many different feelings but they don't quite know how to deal with them. Help them label their emotions and work through them calmly.
Flashlight Games
Play flashlight games indoors or out any time of the year. This list of flashlight games also has descriptions and rules of play.
Day and Weekend Vacations in the West
California trips include theme parks, awe-inspiring landmarks and picturesque scenery. These ideas show you the best places to visit in California with the kids.
How to Lower Your Cable Bill
Lower your cable rate and stop paying more than everyone else. Try these seven strategies to reduce your bill today.
Melissa d'Arabian's Oldest Girls
Stay-at-Home Moms. Page 4.
Charity Events for Children and Their Parents
Kids are never too young to be involved in charitable work. From biking to walking the family pet, age-appropriate charity events for children get them involved with worthy organizations while teaching them how to be compassionate toward others.
Teaching Math to Kids
Think outside of the classroom to start teaching math to your kids. These fun strategies for teaching math cover preschoolers up to school-age children.
Gazillion Bubbles
The Gazillion Bubble Machine has been put to the test for three years. In this review, find out the pros and cons of this bubble machine to find out if it's something you should purchase for your kids.
The Next Food Network Star Episode 5
Stay-at-Home Moms. Page 7.
Keep Your Kids from Getting Sick
Keep your kids from getting sick. Stop the back and forth spreading of germs with simple preventative measures.
How to Make Great Mom Friends
Every mom needs an arsenal of great mom friends. Make mom friends whose friendships you'll value long after the kids have left home.
Best Sunless Tanning Towelettes
Sunless tanning towelettes are a simple, convenient way to get a tan fast. These brands of sunless tanning towelettes are the best sunless tanning towelettes you can find today.
The Next Food Network Star Season 5
Stay-at-Home Moms. Page 8.
Child Care Resources
Child care resources help you choose the right child care and keep your kids safe. Know what's out there so you can make a well-informed decision.
The 5 Biggest Gripes about SAHMs
You would think stay-at-home moms are a nemesis to society. Here are the top 5 complaints about SAHMs and what we can do about them.
Gardening Projects for Children of All Ages
Gardening with kids is more than just planting a seed in the ground. You're planting life lessons as you and your kids garden together. Grow your family memories one seed at a time with these gardening projects for children of all ages.
The Next Food Network Star Episode 4
Stay-at-Home Moms. Page 6.
Easy Meal Planning
Easily plan meals for all of your family. From breakfast to dinner, save time and money with a meal plan that works for you and your children.
The Wave by The FIRM Review
The Wave by the FIRM is a total body workout system. The product has been seen in TV ads and online, but is The Wave by The FIRM worth your investment in time, money and sweat?
Creamed Spinach Recipe
The Next Food Network Star's Melissa d'Arabian says her creamed spinach recipe is her new favorite food to make and eat. Get her creamed spinach recipe and see a picture of the food she got her four kids to devour.
Save Money on Back to School Shopping
Back to school shopping doesn't have to break the bank. Send your kids off to school without all of your money going with them.
Organize Your Life
It's hard to get organized with kids around. Tackle it head on with this easy guide to get every part of your life organized, from crazy days to finances, your time, home and more.
Cool Gifts for Everyone on Your List
Who doesn't want to be remembered as the one who bought cool gifts for the baby, tween, mom, dog or whoever else is on your shopping list? Give cool gifts to everyone you need to shop for, no matter what the occasion.
How much should I spend on kids' birthday party...
With as many friends as your child has, the cost of kids' birthday party gifts can add up fast. Find out how much you should spend on gifts and how to save money too.
Do Stay-at-Home Moms Need a Life Insurance...
A life insurance policy isn't just for the moneymaker in the house. Stay-at-home moms should consider a life insurance policy too. Find out why a paycheck isn't necessary to make a mom's loss impact the family financially.
Tantowel Review
Tantowel is a sunless tanning product you've probably seen on TV. Before you buy a pack, read a review of the Tantowel towelettes that includes before and after pictures.
We Talk With Melissa d'Arabian, Food Network's...
When stay-at-home mom Melissa d'Arabian applied to be on the Food Network's Next Food Network Star, she knew she would have to leave her role as a SAHM if she won. Melissa d'Arabian talks about her time on the Food Network and how that plays into her plans to be a stay-at-home mom. Page 3.
12 Kid-Friendly Activities to Celebrate Spring
The spring season is a welcome sight for parents and kids itching to go outside. As the snow and cold temperatures trade places with sunshine and warm weather, enjoy the spring season with fun activities the whole family can do together.
Hardee's Kids' Meals
Hardee's has some alarming numbers associated with its kids' meals. With only three entrees to choose from, find out which of the three is loaded with calories and fat grams and which one is the wiser choice if you're stopping by this fast food restaurant.
Cheap Date Ideas
Go on a date without breaking the bank. Spend $20 or less with these cheap date ideas.
Conversation Starters for Couples
Skip the lull in your conversations. These conversation starters for couples give you plenty of things to talk about with your significant other.
How to Save Money on Groceries
Buying groceries isn't cheap. But all you need are some easy, money-saving tips to cut your grocery bill in half.
Activities to Do with Kids
Looking for fun activities to do with kids? From indoors to out, art to to travel, this complete guide to activities will keep all of you entertained for hours.
Details on West Virginia's 2014 Sales Tax Holiday
The 2014 West Virginia sales tax holiday can save you big bucks. Eligible items include computers, printers and scanners for back-to-school shoppers.
Make Your Own Board Game for the Kids
Take fun into a new dimension when you ditch traditional board games and make a life-size one with your kids. Learn how to make your own board game from scratch.
Cut Back-to-School Spending
Cut back to school spending so your piggy bank doesn't feel the squeeze. Get creative with these five simple tips you can use to keep your money in your wallet.
Science Experiments for Kids
Try simple science experiments that your kids will love while they learn something new. These fun science experiments will have your children studying everything from metamorphosis to molecular bonds.
7 ways to help your child cope and heal after a...
No child should have to deal with the heartache of death. Whether you're having to tell your child about the loss of a family pet or a family member, here's how to help her understand so she can begin the healing process.
How Many Calories and Fat Grams are in That...
Take a close look at the Burger King's kids' meal nutritional information. Discover the selections with the highest and lowest calories and fat grams.
Babysitting Co-Op
A babysitting co-op, or babysitting cooperative, is free childcare for your children. Find or start a babysitting co-op to trade time as a babysitter with other parents.
Sonic Kids' Meals
Sonic calls itself America's drive-in, but do you know what you're getting inside the kids' meal sack when a carhop brings you your food? Discover the items with the highest and lowest amount of calories and fat grams on Sonic's kids' menu.
Ten Dollar Dinners
Stay-at-Home Moms. Page 10.
Shannon of AnchorMommy
Shannon of AnchorMommy with her son. Page 11.
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