Category Archives for "parenting tips"

Feb 11

8 Simple Time Management Tips for Busy Moms

By Bridgette Petrino | life hacks , mind , mom tips , parenting tips

8 simple time management tips for busy moms We all need more time in the day. Or, do we? Listen, I know the feeling of not having enough time as much as anyone. I have 3 young children (2 of which are twins,) I own and run not one but TWO businesses from home, I […]

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Oct 30

Are Our Kids Using Too Much Technology?

By Bridgette Petrino | life hacks , parenting tips

Technology is a way of life It’s no secret that we depend on technology for just about everything. My phone is also is my clock, my watch, my workout timer, my meditation guide, my alarm, my source of entertainment, my radio, my television, my calendar, my wallet, my camera, my newspaper, my map, my notepad, my […]

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Sep 25

what no one tells you about being a parent

By Bridgette Petrino | parenting tips

It starts with the baby shower I love baby showers. I love the little clothes. The cute stuffed animals. The glowing mom-to-be. It’s a beautiful celebration. It’s the only time in my life when I use the word “awwwwww.” However, I believe that baby showers set us up for disappointment as parents. The celebration gives […]

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Aug 08

Hack: How to Make Packing School Lunches Easy

By Bridgette Petrino | mom tips , parenting tips

  Back to School I don’t know about you, but “Back to School” is my favorite time of year. I love back to school shopping, fall weather, football season and by the end of the summer, we are all ready for our schedules to be back in place. Lunches Made Easy One of my least […]

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Jul 18

How to Make Your Morning Peaceful

By Bridgette Petrino | life hacks , parenting tips , self

Are your mornings chaotic? In a survey that I ran recently, I asked moms what was their least favorite time of day. Dozens of women responded to the survey and the majority of them said that they dreaded mornings the most. Many of us moms feel like we are playing catch up from the time we […]

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Jun 13

Stop Judging Us

By Bridgette Petrino | parenting tips

The struggle is real As I was walking into the library the other day I saw another mom leaving the library. She caught my attention because she holding a newborn baby in a carrier in her right hand and grasping a toddler who was screaming and flailing and kicking in her left arm. She looked […]

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May 30

10 Mom Problems Solved by a Pyramid Business

By Bridgette Petrino | parenting tips

Yes — I am involved with a pyramid scheme. Well, ok that’s not completely true.  “Pyramid Schemes” in the literal sense are actually illegal. But, according to the stereotype –  yes my home business is one of those pyramid/triangle things. I’ll admit, I used to be pretty skeptical about it, but I’ve had a change […]

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May 16

2 Tips to Make Dinnertime More Pleasant

By Bridgette Petrino | parenting tips

When you’re home do you feel like you spend the majority of your time in the kitchen? I’ll admit it. I am not a good cook. And, I don’t enjoy cooking much either. But, because I am home and we are conscious of our health and our budget, I make breakfast, lunch and dinner for […]

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May 09

9 Road Trip Tips When Traveling With Kids

By Bridgette Petrino | parenting tips

Why we road trip I love road trips. And that’s a good thing because, actually, I am kind of afraid to fly. I know, it’s not a great reason to road trip, but, I’ll talk about that more in another post… There are actually a couple of other reasons why we road trip versus fly. […]

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Apr 08

Parenting Tip: Do you say it or show it?

By Bridgette Petrino | parenting tips

In this post, I want to share a parenting tip, but first I want to tell you a story. The other day when I was checking my daughter’s spelling homework I couldn’t help but smile. You might already know part of this story if we are friends on Facebook, but I wanted to share the […]

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