Special Extras | Epic Mommy Adventures - Part 2

2016: The Highlight Reel – Happy New Year!

Happy New Year Everyone!!!!! Can you believe that 2017 is here??!!! I hope you had an amazing time ringing in the new year, and that 2017 brings you lots of love, happiness, and fulfillment! Somewhere in the midst of celebrating Christmas, enjoying winter break, and preparing for the New Year, I realized that I forgot a very important thing - Epic Mommy Adventures' 4-year blogiversary! How the heck did THAT happen??!! It has been four years since I started this little space on the … [Read more...]

Party Time: 5 Tips For Saving Money On Your Child’s Birthday {Guest Post}

When it comes to your child's birthday party, like every parent, you want the absolute best. A child's birthday party is a very special time for both the child and the family, and it's a great opportunity to throw a fun and creative event for family and friends. Parents want to give their child a party that will be memorable, but it's very easy to overspend as all the costs that go into a party can add up quickly. Luckily, there are some simple ways to save money when it comes to throwing a … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas From Epic Mommy Adventures!

We would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy Holidays!!! We have had an amazing year thus far, and it's looking like this year will end with a bang! We wish you all the same...and a safe and Happy Holidays! … [Read more...]

Single Moms: 5 Careers that will Help you Provide for your Family {Guest Post}

Holding down a career while raising children is a huge challenge for any working parent, but as a single mom the challenge is even greater. You need a job that allows complete flexibility so that you can give your kids the attention and care they need while still completing your work and providing for your family. Affiliate Marketing Affiliate marketing programs allow for bloggers to make commissions on sales through links from their blog posts to the affiliate's website. One of the … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving from Epic Mommy Adventures!

I know I'm a few days late, but it's never too late to thank you all for stopping by and reading my blog, Epic Mommy Adventures.  I know I've been on a hiatus for the past couple of months and I'm working hard to try and find the spark again to keep blogging, but I LOVE that my posts are still having an effect on my readers.  For this and so much more, I am forever grateful! First and foremost, I hope you all had a Happy Thanksgiving with your family and friends.  I saw all of the social … [Read more...]

Making Your Children into Tomorrow’s Movers and Shakers {Guest Post}

Everyone wants children to be successful, well-balanced adults when they leave home. But have society's expectations or the children's own expectations sold them short of fulfilling their dreams of being the world's next movers and shakers? How do parents and other highly influencing adults in their lives position kids to be the great people of tomorrow? Influencers should teach, reinforce and follow up on some significant concepts that will set kids up for success in whatever area they choose … [Read more...]

Navigating My Ten-Year-Olds Plea for A Smart Phone {Guest Post}

When my ten-year-old came to me recently and asked me for a smart phone, it was the first time in a while that I was stumped. While my knee-jerk response was to deny her, I had to stop myself and ask myself why I felt this way. It would be hypocritical for me to say there’s no use for a smart phone, as I use mine every day, and it’s not uncommon for children as young as 4 to be using smart devices. But at the same time would be fair to deny her simply because of views that may be based in … [Read more...]

Finding balance as a mom is not easy for anyone {Guest Post}

I’ve felt split in half for a very long time. Somewhere in between meeting deadlines for work and getting my kids to school, sometimes I wonder if I am in there at all. Or what kind of mother I would be if I didn’t work. Would my kids have more of my undivided attention? Because I just feel so divided, and inadequate and kind of sort of very scared. I’m coming to find out I’m not the only mom with insecurities. What I Learned I’ve talked to plenty of twin moms, single moms, MD moms, moms … [Read more...]

Tips to Help Kids Get Excited About STEM Subjects {Guest Post}

In 2009, The U.S. Department of Education adopted the concept of STEM Education to create a curriculum that encompasses the four disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Instead of teaching the four separately, school systems around the country integrate them into nearly every subject, ensuring that students receive exposure to these fields and how they apply to various aspects of the real world. It is important that students are eager to explore these realms of … [Read more...]

Get Ready to Say “Cheese”: 4 Beauty Tips for Family Pictures {Guest Post}

Getting everyone together for a big family picture can take time and planning. The logistics may seem daunting, but making sure everyone looks their best doesn’t have to be. Follow some of these tips for the whole family to create a beautiful family memory. Prepare for a Fresh Look Make sure all members of the family are well rested when it’s time to show up for family pictures. Hydration is key; especially in older adults. Dehydrated skin looks more tired and lacks a glow that airbrushing … [Read more...]