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Raising Boys – Part II

  Last year I wrote a blog post for Kellie from My Little Babóg about raising boys.  A year has passed, the boys will soon be 5 & 7, getting bigger, bolder, louder and crazier, and they’re still Mammy’s Boys…..  Raising...

What It’s Really Like Being The Only Female In A House Of Males

I always just assumed I’d have a daughter. I grew up as one of two girls and took for granted the fact that one day I would have an awesome mother/daughter relationship like I do with my mom. Instead, fate gave me two sons, and I won’t be having...
by Scary Mommy on Feb 7, 2015

Single Moms Raising Sons

Being a single mom and raising a girl is a no-brainer. You’re a girl. She’s a girl. No problem. But what if you have a boy? How do you raise a son without a father? Recently I asked few experts how single moms can handle raising boys. The...
by Rich Single Momma on Jan 20, 2015

What Makes a Good Mother?

Growing up, I loved watching television and some of my favorite television shows were those that featured the “perfect” mother.  I’m talking about “The Brady Bunch,” “Leave It To Beaver,” and “...
by The Mommy-Files on Nov 30, 2014

Days like these...

Some days I feel like I'm seriously just going to lose my mind.  I hope Eric had a great birthday, but even with the grandest of gestures things, sometimes things still just go wrong.  I ran out of wrapping paper last night after having alr...
by A Life... Less Perfect on Aug 29, 2014

How Social Networking Can Help Raise Money for Your Child’s Sports Team

I remember how excited I was when I took my oldest son to go shopping for soccer gear.  I was officially a soccer mom.  Brian was super excited about his “chin” guards, new shoes and ball that he could kick all around the yard.
by The Mommy-Files on Aug 19, 2014

Connecting with Moms Around the World

It’s hard to believe it’s been 6 years since I started blogging at The Mommy-Files.  One of the reasons I started blogging was to connect with other moms online who might be going through similar things in motherhood as I w...
by The Mommy-Files on Aug 6, 2014

MLK Jr. Day (wordless edition)

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by Mama C and the Boys on Jan 24, 2014

The Boss...

Oh Leo.You ARE the boss! You tell us what to do, and how to do it... but you are such a commander in chief when you boss us around, so that somehow, you end up getting away with it.  You were the most ornery of all of my babies, and things alway...
by A Life... Less Perfect on Dec 12, 2013

How to Introduce Your Kids to the Backyard Birds

If you want to teach your kids about nature then introducing them to the birds in your backyard is a fantastic way to do it. The process of creating a bird-friendly environment is also a fun activity...
by The Mommy-Files on Oct 2, 2013

Making Movie Memories with Your Family #FandangoFamilyRoom

Over the past few months, I have loved working with Fandango as a Family Room Ambassador.  I have had the opportunity to Make Movie Memories with My Family and it’s been awesome!  I...
by The Mommy-Files on Jul 20, 2013

Promise is theirs. Let’s try and promise that.

My kids are not white. I am.  So, I will never know what it feels like to be them. I will never be Trayvon Martin.  But, my sons are.  They are going to be young Black men full of promise, walking down the street. My kids are not white, but I am,...
by Mama C and the Boys on Jul 18, 2013

8 Safety Tips for Riding Bikes with Kids

Riding bikes with kids can be fun, but also scary if you don’t put safety as your number one priority.  I remember riding bikes with my sisters when we were kids.  It was back in the day when...
by The Mommy-Files on May 1, 2013

8 Safety Tips for Riding Bikes with Kids

Riding bikes with kids can be fun, but also scary if you don’t put safety as your number one priority.  I remember riding bikes with my sisters when we were kids.  It was back in the day when...
by The Mommy-Files on May 1, 2013

Take Back Your Morning with Seattle’s Best Coffee!

Remember the days when you could leisurely wake up, enjoy a cup of coffee, and get ready for the day?  Well, those days are long gone!  Now, the mornings consist of waking me up, waking the boys up,...
by The Mommy-Files on Apr 8, 2013

When Your Mum Is Petrified Of Single Lane Highways.

Follow my blog with Bloglovin 2 super active boys, 1 almost insane mama and an extra long weekend. How do you keep them entertained and keep your sanity somewhat intact is the question? The past few weeks seem to have blitzed past me with a job inter...
by Mumchic on Apr 1, 2013

Learn to Play Music with TakeLessons.com Today!

Growing up, I always wanted to learn how to play the piano.  I could play the piano by ear, but I couldn’t figure out for the life of me how to read music.  I would love for our kids to have the...
by The Mommy-Files on Mar 30, 2013

Wordless Wednesday – Homemade Leprechaun

We got together with a friend and her kids on St. Patrick’s Day.  We made the Rainbows in a Jar craft and the kids had a blast.  But then the oddest thing happened.  They wanted to do another...
by The Mommy-Files on Mar 20, 2013

Thoughts on Having a Boy

  I’m about to get very real with you, so I ask in advance that you don’t pass judgement….;)   {via} I was 7 years old when my brother was born. Meaning, I have a very vivid memory of his childhood. Which basically consist...
by Our Hiding Place on Feb 15, 2013

Wordless Wednesday (Marcel’s first REAL hair cut)

And in case you were trying to remember how it used to look…...
by Mama C and the Boys on May 16, 2012


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