• Is there a gun in the home
    Gun Safety
    Important Playdate Question: “Are You a Gun Owner?”
    In the weeks following the horrific school shooting in Parkland, FL, gun control has been a hot-button topic of conversation in the media, online and in our own homes. It's a divisive issue, playing out into (sometimes ugly) debates. Still, guns ...
    Rachel Sokol
  • Hygge in the Home
    Family Life
    9 Ways to Bring Hygge Into Your Home
    Does your home make you feel warm and cozy? When you come home at night, do you get a sense of peace and tranquility from your surroundings? Honestly, you should. Our homes are a personal extension of ourselves; so when you walk through the fron...
    Rachel Sokol
  • WiiFitVideoGame,Nintendo
    Video Games
    Best Video Games for Moms
    Video games aren't just for kids anymore. Game publishers are reaching out to an expanded audience, making diverse games for players of all ages and abilities. Here are some games we think moms will love. ...
  • Olympic Moms Making History
    Mom's Corner
    2018 Olympics: 2 Mom Athletes Making History Now
    We know all the blood, sweat and tears that go into being a mom. Now imagine you're also an Olympian. Yeah, we couldn't either. That's what makes these to women, one a trailblazing cross-country skiier and one a world champion snowboarder and par...
    Laurie Mega
  • Top 10 Chick Flicks to Watch This Holiday Season
    Christmas Movies
    Top 10 Chick Flicks to Watch This Holiday Season
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Erin Dower and FEN Staff
  • Tips for surviving Black Friday with kids
    Thanksgiving
    Black Friday Shopping with Kids Survival Guide
    The dread slowly builds in the pit of your stomach. Your first inkling that you can't escape it is when stores break out the Christmas decorations mere days after Halloween. The half-off candy sale isn't even over before you have your choice of c...
    Steve Auger
  • parenting style: are you an extreme parent?
    Parenting Style
    Your Parenting Style: Are You An Extreme Parent?
    Your Parenting Style: Are You An Extreme Parent? Think back to when you were a child--did your parents allow you to roam free and play as you pleased? Or did they keep you within eyesight and make sure you were supervised by an adult at all tim...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Inspirational Moms: Four of a Kind
    Mom's Corner
    Inspirational Moms: Four of a Kind
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  • Are You Fall Enough? With Kim Bongiorno
    Fall
    Are You Fall Enough? With Kim Bongiorno
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    Kim Bongiorno
  • Totally Reasonable Places to Look for Your Kid
    Mom's Corner
    Totally Reasonable Places to Look for Your Kid's Jacket
    Transcript: “It’s time to go! All I need is my kid’s jacket, and I know exactly where to look.”   Title card: Time to look…on his hook [All coats but his are hanging.]   Title card: On the floor. [Mom spins around, looking on t...
    Kim Bongiorno
  • Family Life
    Handling Life Changes
    Coping with Frustrations of Motherhood
    The mother of a three-year-old wonders why she feels overwhelmed and saddened by the demands of motherhood. ...
  • Learn how to organize your kitchen like this
    Family Life
    How to Organize the Kitchen: 10 Simple Ways
    The kitchen is the heart of the home, but organizing it takes some planning and thought. Below are my best tips for keeping things orderly and neat. Store Pots in Drawers If you have the space, utilize your drawers to their maximum capacity. ...
    Laura Richards
  • Woman at the Beach International Day of Happiness
    Family Life
    Treat Yourself! 5 Ways to Celebrate International Day of Happiness
    As parents, it's often too easy to put our own needs and desires on the back burners. On the International Day of Happiness, make a point to do something that will make you happy. To get started, do something that is just for you. Not what your...
    Bev Feldman
  • kid and mom laughing and goofing around
    Kids
    We Asked Parents: What's the Funniest Thing Your Kid Has Ever Said?
    Parents and kids share a lot of things. Kids are a wealth of information and much of what they say can be weird, funny or both. Here are a few good ones shared by moms on the receiving end of their kid's observations. "It's my birthday so I do...
    Laura Richards
  • Flowers Printables
    Adult Coloring Page - Rosettes
    Adult coloring pages offer a fun and relaxing activity for moms, teachers, older kids, and teens! Print this one featuring a large floral pattern. Give it as a Mother's Day gift or Teacher Appreciation gift, along with colored pencils or fin...
  • Parenting Style
    9 Surprising Ways You Might Be Over-Parenting Your Child
    Is your child a coddled kid and you don't even know it? In today's society, "helicopter parenting," or the tendency for parents to hover and help their child even when they are capable of acting alone, is a growing — and perhaps detrimental —...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • me time idea, friends having lunch
    Making Time for Mom
    10 "Me Time" Ideas for Busy Moms
    The concept of "me time" can be laughable and guilt-inducing for many busy moms. But it's a healthy, necessary part of modern parenting. Check out 12 real time-savers for moms, and then enjoy these 10 simple ways to enjoy a bit of time to yoursel...
    Erin Dower
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    Being a Good Mom
    Top 10 Supermom Essentials
    Between carting kids around to soccer practice and piano lessons, to managing work, PTA meetings, and running the household, moms can seem like superheroes. We've come up with the top 10 essentials that every mom-on-the-go should have on hand to ...