Don’t forget to try the Chick-fil-A sandwich this week for FREE!

If you haven’t done it yet, sign up to try a FREE Chick-fil-A spicy chicken sandwich starting today through Saturday, June 5. Yay for Spicy Premiere Week! The brand new sandwich will be available in restaurants on June 7. Here’s how to try it free before then: First go to the website, GetSpicyChicken.com Select the [...]

Cocktails for a Cause, June 10

Cocktails for a Cause benefits the Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Benton County. The mamas are Women In Networking members and it’s a great group of ladies. If you want to get out and network with other women while helping others in the community, we’ll see you there! The event starts at 5:30 p.m. on [...]

Devotion in Motion: The Master Pharmacist

13 No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it. 1 Corinthians 10:13 (NKJV) By Bro. [...]

The Rockwood Files: Show and Tell

By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 Every Thursday night, my son Jack cruises slowly around the house, inspecting everything around him with a contemplative look on his face. I’ve seen this happen lots of times during the past eight months, so I know exactly what he’s doing. He’s thinking about what he [...]

Tweens & Teens: What teens fear most

“Like all parents, my husband and I just do the best we can, hold our breath, and hope we’ve set aside enough money for our kid’s therapy.” ~ Michelle Pfeiffer By Dr. Billy Jones, child psychologist for Mercy Health of Northwest Arkansas Welcome to the May edition of Tweens & Teens. I took a month [...]

Fashion Mama: Summer Vacation Wear

By Michelle Thompson, nwaMotherlode.com fashion editor It is here…SUMMER!!!!!!! This is the best time for fashion in my opinion. Bright colors, fun patterns and bold textures are all abound during this season. People feel freer with their fashion and might even show a little skin. Also, as the school year is coming to an end, [...]

Getting Healthy for Good: Who needs a plan?

By Laurie Marshall I’m no expert at this, so I hope you haven’t made that assumption. If you’ve been reading my posts for a while you probably already have this figured out… I’m certainly no Jillian Michaels. Nor do I want to be, actually. I’m okay with having hips – cuts down on the need [...]

What We’re Reading: Favorite parenting books

Most women are good about “doing our homework.” If we’re having a tough time with something, we find help, often in the form of parenting books recommended by our fellow moms. So we thought we’d ask a few of the smart mamas who read nwaMotherlode to suggest some parenting books they’ve read and found especially [...]

nwaMotherlode mamas on 107.9 today!

We expect to be on 107.9′s Magic in the Morning around 8-ish Thursday morning and we’re talking about how wives and husbands go about splitting household chores. A fun topic, no? Click here or on the ad on the right to listen to Magic in the Morning on 107.9. We’d love to hear your thoughts [...]

All Akimbo: Navigating the independent playdate

By Kim Blakeley Mojo has just entered the world of playdates without his mama. And a couple of his friends have started hanging around at our house without their mamas, too. Are there any good reference books out there to tell me how to navigate this unfamiliar territory? I’m just not sure I’m handling things [...]

Beauty Buzz: Cold Sore Concerns

By Dr. Cheryl Hull, dermatologist and owner of Hull Dermatology My cell phone rang Saturday morning, and a patient I know well was calling distressed. She had been, in her words, “loving on her grandchild,” and had later begun to develop a cold sore on her lip. She was very concerned that she might have [...]

Who Won the Washer & Dryer from Metro? Read on!

  With nearly 500 comments and an inbox overflowing with terrible tales of laundry disaster, this giveaway has been an amazing sequel to our Spring Clean Giveaway from last year. How’s about we give a big round of applause to Metro Appliances & More for the opportunity to win a giveaway that any mama would [...]

Shock of a lifetime

Some stories are best told by the person most profoundly impacted by the events that unfolded. So instead of telling you the story of what happened to Wes Busby, a Bentonville teenager, we’re going to let his mom tell you — in her own words. We know you’ll be as touched and motivated by her [...]

Wanna try the new Chick-fil-A spicy sandwich — for FREE?

We’re happy to have Chick-fil-A as nwaMotherlode’s new Mealtime Mama sponsor and wanted to share some super hot news with you about the kid-friendly restaurant chain: they’re introducing a new Spicy Chicken Sandwich! You won’t be able to buy the new sandwich in local restaurants until June 7. But you can try it for free [...]

Devotion in Motion: Three Vases

14 Whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away. James 4:14 (NKJV) By Bro. John L. Cash, “Country Preacher Dad” I never cease to be amazed at the brevity of life, and how quickly [...]