Your Husband has an Addiction – Now What?

Your husband hasn’t been himself lately. He’s withdrawn, secretive, snaps at the kids and has bouts of aggression – leaving you confused and extremely concerned. As difficult as this may be to accept, your life partner may be suffering from a substance abuse problem, or addiction. Other indicators of drug dependence include sudden moodiness, difficulty […]

Parental Involvement Is the True Core of Education

It is obvious to everyone that the U.S. education system has problems. We are falling behind in math and science. It is hard to imagine much of a technological future without math and science. But while the problems are easy to identify, the solutions are rather more difficult to nail down. The problem is easy […]

Becoming A Duck Hunting Family

The sport of duck hunting has been bringing joy to families for hundreds of years. It’s not just a great time, it can also be an important activity for building a strong family dynamic. Hunting can help your children understand how to fend for themselves, not just by feeding themselves but by establishing strong responsible […]

We’ve Come A Long Way: 5 Advances In Modern Medicine Pertaining to Pregnancy and Family Planning

My first child is nearly 20 years old now. It feels weird just typing that statement, but on the eve of his 20th birthday it got me thinking about just how far technology (as it relates to pregnancy) has come in that time frame. I thought that a great way to flesh out my thoughts […]

The Hard Truth About Soft Water

How much do you know about dihydrogen monoxide? It is a chemical substance in our reservoirs and streams. It is used in pesticides and is a part of our food supply. It has been known to cause excessive sweating, urination, even nausea. Our bodies have become so addicted to it that to be completely without […]

Dad gift ideas – for every occasion

Father’s day is the big dad gift holiday, but it is by no means the only time you should be thinking about what to get the man of the house. Birthdays, Christmas, and even Valentine’s days all give you the opportunity show dad how much you care. But, when it comes to gifts, you don’t […]

A few things your kid needs to know before the big test

School will soon be in session again, and it’s time to start thinking about how to help your child have a great year. If you have a kid who is nervous about tests, there are a number of things you can do to help them overcome their fear, and do well on the test. It is all […]

Saving for College: Doable or an Impossible Nightmare?

Did you know 50 percent of families save for their kid’s college education? If you didn’t know, chances are you’re part of the 50 percent that doesn’t save – and, hey, there’s nothing wrong with that! Lots of financial advisors urge parents to think more about saving for their retirement, rather than saving for their […]

Back to School in Style Sweepstakes // Win 1 of 10 $100 Gift Cards!

It’s almost time to send the kiddies back to school. Enter to win one of these fabulous prizes and send them of in style! Mom Powered Media would like to show you how much education means to them and the future of our children and are personally sponsoring a Target and American Eagle Gift Card! Aloetree is a brand new organic children’s clothing […]

Back To School Tech Sweepstakes! Win an HP 14″ Chromebook PC or other prizes!

Welcome to the Back To School Tech Sweepstakes! At Mom Powered Media, we believe in higher education and want to help our network readers get there. To help you do just that, we are giving one lucky reader a $500 Visa Gift Card and HP 14″ Chromebook PC. There will also be 20 second place […]

The Best Treatment Options For Hemorrhoids During Pregnancy

Unfortunately, hemorrhoids – the varicose veins in the rectum or anus – are a common complaint among pregnant women. Because of the increasing weight during the months of pregnancy (especially during the last trimester), the veins below the uterus dilate. Symptoms may include stinging, bleeding, pain, and itching. The increase in size of hemorrhoid vessels […]

That All Important Work-Life Balance

Once upon a time, in a land far far away, work was finite and could be left on the job site at the end of a shift. This was largely because work focused primarily on task-work. In his book “Getting Things Done” David Allen talks about how the shift from task and manufacturing work to […]