Kids@Play: Amazeum’s Superhero experiment controls water

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Welcome back to the video series called Kids @ Play. It’s sponsored by the Amazeum and it’s designed to give all of us new ideas for creating fun (and educational) play experiences for kids and parents. (To see a collection of all the videos, click here to see them now.) This month’s video is about [...]

NWA Mom Maker: The Tot Tote creator, Loria Oliver, shares her story

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Loria Oliver is a local mom who created The Tot Tote, a multi-functional tote bag for kids. Her product sells online and in several Northwest Arkansas stores. We asked her to share how she took The Tot Tote from concept to market. Thanks for letting us interview you, Loria! Q: Where are you from and [...]

Beauty Buzz: How to deal with Keratosis Pilaris (KP)

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By Andi Douglas, nwaMotherlode.com beauty editor and mama of 3 The weather is warming up finally (on and off, but I’ll take it) so on go the flip flops and off go the sleeves! And then the sleeves go right back on because I have keratosis pilaris (KP). If you are not familiar with the [...]

Giveaway: Win NWA Mom Prom tickets!

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Ladies, the NWA Mom Prom is officially SOLD OUT, but we saved three tickets to give away this week as a “last chance” opportunity to join the party on Friday, June 2, 2017. One mom will win the tickets and be able to bring her two BFFs to the Mom Prom with her. (This giveaway [...]

Mealtime Mama: Wave Your Flag Cheesecake for Memorial Day weekend

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Happy Monday, mamas! Can you believe the kids are nearly done with school and Memorial Day weekend will be here at the end of the week? We’re still in shock at how quickly the school year went by. If you’re having a Memorial Day cookout or any kind of gathering, we think this cheesecake dessert [...]

Devotion in Motion: When things get easier…

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7 The LORD is my strength and my shield;    My heart trusted in Him, and I am helped;    Therefore my heart greatly rejoices,    And with my song I will praise Him.                                                                  Psalm 28:7  (NKJV)       By Bro. John L. Cash I stayed with my mother this past week at the Memphis [...]

The Rockwood Files: I heart Band Geeks

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By Gwen Rockwood, syndicated columnist and mama of 3 Last night, I went to our middle child’s 7th grade band concert, and it felt like going home to my roots and my people. Like my son, I’m a proud “band geek.” Always will be. I had some friends in school who weren’t band geeks, kids [...]

Friday 5: Fun things to do this weekend in Northwest Arkansas, May 19-21

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Happy weekend, mamas! Northwest Arkansas has tons of great events going on this weekend, especially the Block Street Block Party! But if you’re like us, all you can think about is how summer is finally here, with all the excitement (and boredom) that brings. If you have some spare time among all the fun events, peruse our [...]