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”

Work life: raises, annoying co-workers, and Monday-morning blues

work life pic for radioAll mamas work. This we know for a fact. Where you do it is just a matter of geography. If you happen to be one of those mamas who spends a big chunk of your day at an office, we recently devoted a week of our radio segment on Magic 107.9 to a discussion on how to have a better work life at the office in 2016.

Mamas on Magic airs at 7:45 a.m. weekdays on Magic 107.9. You might just be on your way to work at that time. Tune in to hear it live!

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

Why you need to move while you’re at the office

For those with the Monday morning blues

Tips for asking for a raise

Annoying coworkers and how to deal

Workplace etiquette