Mamas on Magic 107.9: Personality-based exercise tips

If you can’t wait to slip into your itsy bitsy teeny weeny bikini, this post is not for you. This one is for the rest of us who are a little freaked out that swimsuit season is nearly here. If you’re like us and you need to ramp up barbell free weights purple 200your exercise habits and shape up for summer, we’ve rounded up suggestions for different types of workouts, all based on your personality type and preferences. Studies show that you’re much more likely to stick with an exercise you actually like (or at least don’t hate) so it pays to find out what that activity it.

We tackled this topic recently during our radio segment, Mamas on Magic 107.9, which airs at 7:45 a.m. weekdays. If you missed it on the radio, click the left side of the audio bars below to hear it now.

Workouts for laid back, calm personality types

Workouts for can’t-sit-still personality types

Workouts for the mom who is crazy busy

Workouts to do with the kids around

Workouts for people who hate exercise

Mamas on Magic 107.9: Tips to get more organized

Happy Wednesday, mamas!

clothes-hangers-582212_640If you’re like us, you’re on a constant quest to get more organized. Mom life is hectic enough without having your house (or car, or purse, etc.) in a state of total chaos.

Recently on the Mamas on Magic 107.9 show, we did a week-long discussion about how to get different areas of our lives more organized. If you’re looking for a few new tips, we hope these ideas are helpful. Click on the “play” arrow of the audio bars below to hear the tips.

Mamas on Magic 107.9 airs at 7:45 a.m. on weekdays on Magic 107.9. Tune in and join us during morning drive time!

Organizing the bathroom

Organizing the car

Organizing your purse

Organizing for kids

Mamas on Magic 107.9: Birthday party ideas

happy-birthday-303540_640Ready to party? As you know, being a mom comes with plenty of party-hosting duties, and we’re always on the lookout for fun party ideas for everything from birthday celebrations to graduation parties.

Recently during our Mamas on Magic 107.9 radio segment, we talked about how much birthday celebrations have changed over the years and we also listed a few fun places in Northwest Arkansas that host birthday parties. If you missed the radio discussion, you can listen to it here. Just click the “play” arrows on the audio bars below.

Mamas on Magic airs at 7:45 a.m. weekdays on Magic 107.9. Tune in during your morning drive!

Parties for the older kids

Shannon’s sneaky surprise

Local party places in NWA

More local spots to host parties

The low-key party is back!

Mamas on Magic 107.9: Parents in the national news

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We’re always interested in news stories that include parents and kids, so we’ve rounded up a few recent headlines that caught our eye. We discussed these recently during our Mamas on Magic 107.9 segment, which airs at 7:45 a.m. weekdays. (Tune in while you’re on the way to work or driving the kids to school!)

If you missed it on the radio, click the play arrows on the audio bars below to hear it now.

Update about new laws impacting the “free-range kids” movement

Kid gets sandwich of shame for past due bills

Woman goes all Mama Bear on would-be carjacker

Statistics on digital snooping on kids’ phones (we recommend it!)

Do you fall into the “overparenting trap?”

Are you sabotaging your own goals?

By the end of January, many of us are STRUGGLING to stay motivated to work toward goals for the New Year. It all seemed so doable on January 1st, didn’t it?

mamas on magic 107.9During a recent week of Mamas on Magic radio segment, we talked about some of the most common ways that experts say we often sabotage our own success when it comes to accomplishing our goals or keeping those New Year’s resolutions. (Mamas on Magic airs at 7:45 a.m. weekdays on Magic 107.9. Tune in at that time to hear it live!)

To find out if you’re getting in your own way of meeting goals, click the play arrows on the audio bars below to hear the tips. (Or if you’re anti-resolutions, skip down to the last audio bar on the list and listen to that one!)

Doubts, past mistakes and conflicting goals

Comfort zones, deadlines, and inspiration

Are your goals too “squishy”?

What will you gain?

Making a case for “no resolutions”