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Life With Ladybug

A Girl and Her Dog

My poodle is a constant source of amusement. I figure she doesn’t do any work around the house, but I do have the option of clapping my hands together briskly and saying “Amuse me!” with […]

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Five Minutes with a Mom

5 Minutes with a Mom

Name: Robyn Nolen from Little Rock, AR (have lived somewhere in Arkansas my whole life) Children: Sophie (8), Charlie (6), Meg (3), Abe and James (15-month-old twins) 2 girls/3boys Where were your children born? Sophie […]

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All Akimbo

All Akimbo: Little Boy Blue?

I overheard a mom at story time a few days ago mutter, “Oh, your daddy will like that,” after her young son chose a piece of pink construction paper for a craft project. Her voice […]

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Beauty Buzz

Beauty Buzz: Ask Amy

Dear Amy, My little sister is getting married next week, and I’m the matron of honor. Both of us cry at the drop of a hat, so I know we’ll both need a waterproof mascara […]

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Devotion in Motion

Devotion in Motion

Sometimes I catch myself going through the motions at church. I get caught up in the routine of doing this, then this, then that and I forget to focus on the moment – to absorb […]

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About the Mamas

It’s a girl!

It’s a girl! And we know that because any website inspired by and created for moms is bound to have its share of estrogen. The idea for nwamotherlode.com was conceived last year, and, ever since […]

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Five Minutes with a Mom

Five Minutes with a Mom

Name? Denise Roark Originally from? Murfreesboro, Tennessee Ages/gender of children? boy-7, girl- 6 Where were kids born? Both were born in Fayetteville, AR Favorite parenting moments? Sleeping with a tiny baby on your chest- it […]