Our Next Photo Contest Is Open!

By now you’ve probably figured out that we, like most mamas, LOVE great photos — particularly great shots of kids. There is a reason why most women say that, if the house was burning and the family was already out safely, they’d grab their photo album before sprinting out the door. Great photos are priceless [...]

Five Minutes with a Mom: Catherine Wright-Dilbert

Sons’ names and ages? My son, Devan, is 15 and my stepson, John, is 21. Where were you born/raised? I was born in Queens, New York, and raised in Deer Park, New York (Long Island – just 45 miles east of New York City). What brought you to Northwest Arkansas? My son! My ex-husband and [...]

Life With Ladybug: Driving me mad

By Shannon Magsam, neurotic new car owner I remember it like it was yesterday: we awkwardly – and delicately — clicked the car seat into the base and I gingerly climbed into the backseat with my screaming newborn. After a ride down from room 616 in a wheelchair – and realizing that I’d have to [...]

Only a few spots available for Naturals youth camp!

As of Tuesday morning, only 10 spots remained for the Naturals two-day youth instructional camp, to be held August 4th and 5th (9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.). The youth camp is designed for children ages 7 through 12 to receive on-field instruction and participate in drills designed to improve fundamental skills. This is a complete [...]

Work + Life: Out of steam

By Autumn Manning, WOHM blogger I am running out of steam. Ten more days and I get to meet Marin. Ten more days and I get to spend time with her and Miles together, our new little family. Ten more days and I get no more sleep for at least 90 days. Oh well…it comes [...]

Beauty Buzz: Andi reveals her (slightly unusual) favorites

Andi’s 4 Beauty Must-haves: Lansinoh brand Lanolin ($8.34) for my lips: After reading in In Style that Angie Harmon uses the nipple cream on her lips every day, I had to give it a try. I happened to have some, thanks to over-zealous nursing from Lexi, and was eager to find another use. After getting [...]

New Product for Moms-to-Be: Tummy Shield

We just found out about a new product designed for pregnant women that really got our attention. It’s called the “Tummy Shield” and it’s designed to help protect your unborn baby while wearing a seatbelt in your car. Anybody who has been pregnant before knows that, especially when you get huge in those last few [...]

The Four Mom “Musts”

By Vikki Spencer, The Mom Whisperer The last thing any mom wants is additional lines on her “to-do” list – especially if she can’t delegate it to someone else. So, allow me to warn you – the following might add a few new goals that just might be worth replacing some old ones for. Beyond [...]

Doc Talk: How to stop a nosebleed

Doc Talk is a weekly series of short video podcasts that allow you to go on a virtual visit to a doctor’s office. We’ve asked many of the questions moms want answers to, so all you have to do is click, watch and listen to get the info you need from an expert at Mercy [...]

Devotion in Motion: Key Priorities

“For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?”  1 Corinthians 10:12 NASB By Bro. John L. Cash, “Country Preacher Dad” Sometimes somebody will teach me something that is so obvious, and so logical, but [...]

The Rockwood Files: Couples Chemistry

By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 Married people like to hang out with other married people, but not just any other couple will do. When you go out as a group, you want everyone to get along and like each other. You want the conversation to be easy and the laughs to [...]

Rub-a-dub-dub, Mom’s in the tub

By Gwen Rockwood, bath-loving mama of 3 When I was growing up, there was a commercial on television with a frazzled housewife and mother who threw up her hands and cried out, “Calgon, take me away!” Anybody else remember that one, or did I just show my age? Either way, the point is that moms [...]

SWEET!!! Look who won circus tickets & pizza!

Congratulations to Nikole, who won FOUR tickets to see the Sweet Can Circus at the Walton Arts Center! So she and her guests don’t go hungry, they’ll also be treated to dinner at U.S. Pizza just minutes away from the arts center. Nikole said in comments: “My favorite spot is the living room because that [...]

Waiting for Shlomo: The Stages of Grief

By Erin, grieving daughter Wednesday marked five months since my Mom died.  Five months.  I can’t believe it.  It seems like yesterday and it seems like a million years ago. I’m sure you all know about the stages of grief – denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance.  This is how grief goes for most people.  [...]

Crafty Mama: Nursery decor projects and pointers

If you’re in the process of planning a baby’s nursery or trying to figure out a way to refresh a nursery for a second or third baby, you’re going to LOVE these ideas sent over by our crafty mama friends at Signed Sealed Delivered in Rogers. We especially love that many of these crafty ideas [...]