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Meet A Dad: Garfield Wilson

Meet A Dad: Garfield Wilson

We spoke to Garfield, who is a dedicated dad of three, about his career, parenting during a pandemic, and more. Check out his story now on the blog!

21 Seeds

21 Seeds

This week, we’re thrilled to be sharing one of our favorite female-founded brands, 21Seeds.  Lead by three amazing moms, it’s an all-natural line of fruit and botanical-infused tequila. The first thing you need to know about 21Seeds is it’s as far from the harsh tequila shots of college bars as you can get. Read our latest blog post to find out why you NEED to add this to your home bar ASAP!

Stopping Toddler Tantrums

Stopping Toddler Tantrums

Anyone else feel like their toddler’s tantrums have gotten more frequent, and more intense during the pandemic? We’re not sure if it’s all the extra time at home, less time at preschool or Mom’s fuse being shorter these days, but we’re hearing from a lot of friends that tantrums are getting real. So we turned to the toddler expert—Dr. Harvey Karp, author of The Happiest Toddler on the Block—and asked him why they’re happening and how to stop them.

DIY: The BEST Play-doh

DIY: The BEST Play-doh

The kiddos are out or just about to be out of school so we thought we would bring you all one of our favorite DIY play-doh recipes from one of our favorite Mamas that we follow. Check out this post to keep your kiddos entertained while school is out!

Meet A Mom: Yllka Gashi

Meet A Mom: Yllka Gashi

Meet the inspiring Yllka Gashi, a mom and actress getting rave reviews for her lead role in HIVE. The film, which received the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival. Yllka spoke to us about HIVE, her own experience in Kosovo, and the path that brought her to the United States.

Mental Health Series: The Me You Don’t See

Mental Health Series: The Me You Don’t See

The month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month. There has always, for as long as I can remember, been a certain taboo on talking about mental health issues. These weren’t things that should be spoken of, especially out in public. I am glad to see that we are trying to normalize these conversations.

When I found out that Oprah and Prince Harry were producing and getting ready to release a new documentary series on mental health, I knew it needed to be shared. Check out this blog post for more information about the documentary and how you can watch it.

Piña Colada – Chia Seed Pops

Piña Colada – Chia Seed Pops

This sweet treat from Beach Cities Moms is full of tropical flavors, and since it skips the rum, is a perfect dessert for the whole family. Check out the blog for this yummy recipe!

Meet A Mom: Desi Meza

Meet A Mom: Desi Meza

Today we meet a Mama by the name of Desiree Meza. Desi, as she’s more commonly known by her family and friends, is the owner of Bexar Cub Co.

If stacks are something you love, then Desi is DEFINITELY your girl! She offers a ton of variety and truly has something for every lady in the family. If you aren’t sure what stacks are then you should definitely keep reading.

We chatted with this beauty about all things motherhood and how she manages having a full time job, a side business and two kiddos under the age of 5. Check her story and her shop…oh and don’t forget, use code SAMN10 now through May 31st to receive 10% off your order!!!

Wellness Wednesday: How To Get Better Skin

Wellness Wednesday: How To Get Better Skin

When it comes to healthy living, we all know the importance of a good diet, exercise and sleep. But there’s one area that often doesn’t get as much attention: skincare. We talked to Tata Harper, natural skincare expert and founder of Tata Harper Skincare to find out how to navigate the cluttered skincare landscape and find a clean routine that sticks.

Rainy Day DIY Soap Molds

Rainy Day DIY Soap Molds

This rainy day DIY is our favorite – it’s easy enough to do with kids, but the result is cute enough to give as a gift. Check out this post for more on how you too, can create this fun DIY

Meet A Mom: Natalie Adderley

Meet A Mom: Natalie Adderley

In today’s meet a mom, we feature Natalie. Born in Belize, she is a US veteran and a proud mom of two. Natalie pursued her goal to be available for her children and started her own, Cook With Me, company. Check out more about her business and how she navigates and balances that mom/work life.

Yummy Toddler Food Book

Yummy Toddler Food Book

In this new book, Food Play, the author shares recipes that even young kids can help with—which is an amazing idea since even the pickiest eaters are more likely to eat what they make! Click here to read more about this mom and how she satisfies even her picky eaters.

Meet A Mom: Becky Robinson – Entitled Housewife

Meet A Mom: Becky Robinson – Entitled Housewife

Becky Robinson is the comedian behind Entitled Housewife, one of the funniest spoofs on “mom culture” we’ve seen. After falling down a rabbit hole watching her hilarious (and definitely NSFW!) YouTube series, we knew we had to ask Becky where Entitled Housewife comes from, what’s next and more. Click here to read what she had to say!

Crazy Hair Spring Activity for Pre-schoolers

Crazy Hair Spring Activity for Pre-schoolers

Check out this fun and engaging Spring science experiment which allows your child to use and develop fine motor skills, introduces the topic of observation and maybe even hypothesis and drawing a conclusion.

Wellness Wednesday – Self Care When You’re Never Alone

Wellness Wednesday – Self Care When You’re Never Alone

Does anyone else feel like in the past year they haven’t been alone—truly alone—for more than a handful of times? Ironically, staying isolated at home can mean not being very isolated (ever!) from your kids. We asked holistic wellness expert Kimberly Snyder to share some of her thoughts on how to make self-care happen.

Spring Salad Recipe You’re Gonna Wanna Try

Spring Salad Recipe You’re Gonna Wanna Try

Easy no-cook recipe that is bursting with spring flavors? Yes, please. Thank you to our contributor, CatwithaK Cooks, for sharing another beautiful, seasonal and nutritious dish!

Mothers Day Gift Guide 2021

Mothers Day Gift Guide 2021

Mothers Day is just a few days away have you done your shopping yet? Use our gift guide to find some great things we know Mamas will love!

Earth Day Toddler Activities

Earth Day Toddler Activities

It’s never too early to start teaching our kiddos about Mother Earth and Earth Day. Check out these 7 fun activities to try at home with your toddler!

Wellness Wednesday – CocoBaba

Wellness Wednesday – CocoBaba

These vegan products for women just launched in the United States and we chatted with Emma about the details of the line, her best entrepreneur advice, her famous blended family, raising resilient children, pandemic silver linings and more.

Gardening For Kids

Gardening For Kids

We found a fantastic new book, Gardening for Kids: Learn, Grown and Get Messy with Fun STEAM Projects, which has a ton of ways to get your kids into the dirt this season. We spoke with Washington-based author (and mom) Brandy Stone, about her book, background and her favorite tips for turning your kids into green thumbs!

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