Mama Wikipedia: Do you know these words?

Mama Wikipedia

Mamas, we know that you guys already speak fluent “mom.” But your husband, kids or single friends might sometimes be confused by some of the words that come flying out of your mouth on busy days. So we put together our own version of Wikipedia so we could explain some of these terms. Hope this [...]

Giveaway: Tickets to WAC show Home Free + U.S. Pizza!


Happy giveaway Monday, mamas! Who’s ready for a double date night or Girls’ Night out? Ok, you got it! We’ve got FOUR tickets to see the country music a cappella group Home Free Vocal Band at Walton Arts Center on Oct. 9 plus a gift certificate toward dinner at U.S. Pizza (delish!) ABOUT THE SHOW: [...]

Mealtime Mama: Cool kitchen hack with eggs

Do you have any recipes that call for just the egg whites? Well, it can be kinda messy to separate the whites from the yolks. We recently tried this little trick and it worked! So of course we had to share with you, mamas! A very cool way to separate egg yolk:

Devotion in Motion: Seeing the end of the story

the end

7 Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you..               1 Peter 5:7 (KJV) By Bro. John L. Cash I have so many happy memories of  “the Good Old Days” of my younger years. The passing of time paints the past in rosy tones of simplicity and perfection. But the older I get, [...]

The Rockwood Files: Completing the loop


By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 If you’re feeling a little distracted and loopy lately, the culprit might just be – get this – loops. Specifically? Open loops. An “open loop” is anything that pops into your mind – or your email inbox or voicemail – that distracts you and needs your [...]

Perks and Pitfalls of the Tween Years

perks pitfalls tween years

Have you or are you now parenting a “tween”? You know that lovely stage of life that happens somewhere between 10 and 13? Well, Shannon and I are in the thick of it right now, so we devoted a whole week of radio segments to a discussion on the “Perks and Pitfalls of the Tween [...]

What you and your husband need to know about men’s health


We all know a few men in our lives who are stubborn about doctor’s appointments and having medical tests done. But we also know that avoiding the doctor’s office — and especially avoiding life-saving medical screenings — can carry a huge price. September is Men’s Health Month, so we interviewed Dr. Robert Zimmerman, who is [...]

Five Minutes with a Mom: Hannah Carter

Hannah Carter

Name: Hannah Carter Kid’s names and ages: Colin is 5 and Mason is 2. Where are you from and how long have you lived in NWA? I’m actually from Arkansas!  Both my husband and I are–I grew up in Heber Springs and Trey grew up in Pine Bluff. We’ve been in Rogers for 7 years [...]

Voted Best Orthodontist: Storms Orthodontics

Dr. Storms reviews

Visit Storms Orthodontics in Fayetteville and you’ll see a huge wall of thank-you notes to Dr. Storms — and pictures of happy kids wearing big smiles. Many of the kids are holding a small paper replica of Dr. Storms (think Flat Stanley) and are pictured with him in all sorts of places: in a canoe, [...]

Fashion Fairy Godmother: How to wear ankle, riding boots

ankle boots

By Lizzy Miller, fashion blogger, U of A student and nwaMotherlode intern My favorite fall style wear has to be boots. Boots can be worn with just about anything and can dress up or dress down an outfit. Boots are so versatile for fall that you need a couple pairs in your closet. Whether you [...]

Giveaway: Tickets to see Sid the Science Kid on stage + dinner!

Sid Science Kid

This is a HAPPY MONDAY, mamas, because we’re starting a super fun giveaway. One lucky Northwest Arkansas mother will win four tickets to see Sid The Science Kid Live! on stage at Walton Arts Center on Oct. 12. You’ll definitely win some major “cool mom” points for this one! In the PBS KIDS show Sid [...]

Devotion in Motion: Dysfunctional families in the Bible

dysfunctional family

¶ Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God! Therefore the world does not know us, because it did not know Him. ~ 1 John 3:1 (NKJV) By Bro. John L. Cash I overheard a television program the other day on which they were [...]

The Rockwood Files: Taking out the digital trash

digital trash

By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 It was the summer of 1980 and the open field next to our house was overgrown with tall grass nearly waist-high. Then one day papers blew all over the field, getting snagged and tangled in the unruly grass, making it even more of an eyesore. So [...]

Local student needs our help

bone marrow

Happy Friday, mamas. Earlier this week, a friend who is also a doctor for Mercy Health passed this information along to us to share with all of you. As moms, our hearts hurt when we hear about a child in our community with a serious illness. Below is information about a Rogers High School Student [...]

Inside His Head: My husband cheated. Should I stay?


Dear Inside His Head husbands, My husband had an affair about a year ago and I just found out in a roundabout way through a friend. When I asked him about it, he admitted it happened, but said he hasn’t seen the woman (or cheated on me with any other woman) since then. He says [...]