Our Romantic Road Trip Through New England

Ever been on a romantic road trip? This weekend the hubby and I hit the roads of New England and ended up in Newport, Rhode Island. This was the first time we’ve spent more than one night away together since our honeymoon six years ago. True....

Finding Your Ultimate Mom Friends

What’s the one piece of advice you’d give to a new mom? For me, it wouldn’t be about breastfeeding or books or my favorite baby carrier (although I care deeply about all those things). Nope. If I could only tell her one thing I’d tell her to make some really good mom...

To My Husband: A List of Things I Need After Babies

To my husband: A List of Things I’m Going to Need and NOT Need After I’ve Had Babies After I’ve had babies I’m going to need: My body back!!!  For 9 months I gave my body up to grow our babies, then for 12 months I breast-fed both boys while also enduring sleepless...

Are Moms Capable of Finding Happiness?

In the past I’ve written about how important it is for every mother to find Their Ultimate Mom Friends because I truly think that finding a positive group of moms is key to surviving motherhood at any stage. But recently I came across research that...

A SECRET TO A LAUGH FILLED MARRIAGE

This Valentine’s Day my hubby’s baking us a batch of scones. Although Matthew doesn’t bake much else, whenever he wants to spoil the family he whips up a bunch of the traditional English variety and we happily scoff them down with tea. Admittedly I’m not a huge...

HYDRATING SKIN ROUTINE

This hydrating skin routine is not only vital to your skin’s health and hydration but it also folds into the idea of remembering you -that is central to motherhood and is at the heart of MamaRoo TV. For some reason after the birth of my second son my skin constantly...

YOGA POSES FOR TENSION AND STRESS RELIEF

Most of us suffer from neck and shoulder tension generally, but when we’re nursing and hauling little ones around all day we can experience some serious strain. We find that a good massage and yoga are really the only things that help. These movements aren’t...

EASY HAIR BRAID

What I love about this hair braid is it’s simple, you can’t really mess it up and it will last the whole day. Between breakfast and getting the kids dressed for the day, I think I take 10 minutes total to get myself ready. I love that if I take 5 minutes to do this...

SUMMER COCKTAIL

This thirst quencher was shared by my lovely friend and mama of two boys Natalie Symka. Loving the basil and cucumber combo.   If you’re thinking of whipping up this cocktail please share a pic of it with us here!  Instructions  Muddle 3 slices of cucumber with simple...

CHOCOLATE HONEY SALT SCRUB

This hydrating, Vitamin C enriched exfoliating scrub is a delicious concoction of chocolate, honey and salt that works to cleanse and moisturize the skin. Becoming a mama has lead to my hands being so dry–sometimes I feel like my days are comprised of washing my...

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