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Fitness Partners Improve Workouts

Getting Real With Shadra Bruce When Dave and I moved to Utah, the one thing we decided to get rid of that was a big sacrifice was the…

2014 and the Commitment to Mii

View from the Dragonfly’s Back MomsGetReal Soul Feeder Chris Wilcox Here’s the scene: It’s December 28th.  I’m at my parents’ house in Idaho Falls. My cousin, Valarie, is…

How to Keep Your Skin Looking Youthful in 2014

MomsGetReal Guest Contributor Karrie Hadfield Like it or not, we are all getting older, and as we age, so does our skin.  While we can’t turn back the…

Stepparenting

Stepparenting Is Parenting without Preparation

Getting Real With Shadra Bruce When you have a baby, you have 9 months or…

Stepparenting – Resources to Help You

    Getting Real With Shadra Bruce No matter where you are on the journey…

Adjusting to Life in a Blended Family

Probably one of the more notable challenges of living in a blended family is adjusting…

Stress-Free Summer: 5 Ways to Manage Disrespectful Stepchildren

Getting Real With Debbie Pincus, MS LMHC During summer break, it seems like kids get…

Broken Ornaments Better Than Broken Hearts

Getting Real With Shadra Bruce Opening Christmas presents might be what the kids look forward…

The Challenges of Being a Stepparent

Stepparenting is HARD. There are no easy answers. Successful blended families happen because the biological…

Raising Healthy Kids

Teen Obesity: Helping Your Teen

Getting Real With Shadra Bruce Teen obesity and weight issues are not an easy challenge to deal with. Teenagers in general struggle with emotional turmoil, self image, and…

You Can’t Steal My Daughters Body Image

Getting Real With Jana Jeffery When my oldest daughter was 10 years old, she turned to me one day and while pinching her little tummy she says, “Mom,…

Is Santa Claus Real? How to Handle the Inevitable Question

MomsGetReal Contributor Katie Bugbee Legend has it that when I was five, I turned to my mom and said, “I get the whole Santa thing. He really lives…

My Child’s Not Fat!

How Denial Can Store Up Future Health Problems For Your Kids MomsGetReal Guest Contributor Diane Rennison It seems we’re facing a global crisis amongst our children. In the…

Work at Home

The Benefits of Working at Home for Moms

As someone who has truly profited (both financially and emotionally) from being a work-from-home mom for the last seven years, it…

Working from Home Is Hard but Rewarding Work

Getting Real With Shadra Bruce When I said goodbye to my “atrocious boss” and decided to work from home almost 10…

Fire Your Boss and Work from Home

Getting Real With Shadra Bruce When you’re raising kids, your priority as moms and dads is to make sure you provide…

How I Became a Stay at Home Mom

Getting Real with Shadra Bruce When I was pregnant with my first child, I was working a what many would consider…

Chris Crossing

Eternity with One Eye

View from the Dragonfly’s Back MomsGetReal Soul Feeder Chris Wilcox I love the new trend towards “real” in advertising. Dove’s Real Beauty campaign, Cameron Russell’s vulnerable TED…

Work at Home

The Benefits of Working at Home for Moms

As someone who has truly profited (both financially and emotionally) from being a work-from-home mom for the last seven years, it is my pleasure to share the…

Creating Balance

Yuck it Up: Change the World One Giggle at a Time

Getting Real With Shadra Bruce Get up. Go to work. Sit in traffic. Drive home. Sit in traffic. Go to sleep. Lather, rinse, repeat. For most, this…

Exercise Series

Fitness Partners Improve Workouts

Getting Real With Shadra Bruce When Dave and I moved to Utah, the one thing we decided to get rid of that was a big sacrifice was…

Frugal Living

The Best Items to Shop for in the Winter Months

MomsGetReal Contributor Norman Fong Winter seems to be the busiest time of year for shopping. It would seem like finding a sale when nearly everything is in…

Kid Safety

iParentTV Helps Parents Stay a Step Ahead of Tech

-SPONSORED- One lucky MomsGetReal reader will win a one-year subscription ($49) to iparent.tv! The subscription includes a password and login to the site and access to articles,…

On Motherhood

I Am Sleepy, Puffy-Eyed Frankenstein Mom

Getting Real With Jana Jeffery Have you ever looked at yourself in the mirror for the first time in the day, at 3pm, and realized that you…