…because motherhood is so much more than diapers & spit-up.


Healthy After School Snacks

It’s a scene that plays out daily in homes everywhere. Kids come in from school and head straight to the kitchen looking for something to eat. How can you make sure your child gets nourished but still has room for a healthy dinner? Read on. Though kids need less frequent snacks as they get older, […]

Back To School Bullying

We certainly hope that back to school does not mean back to bullying! Unfortunately being bullied at school is the reality for too many children.  It is something here at MommyMatter we don’t enjoy hearing about, and would do anything we could to prevent it from occurring again. We thought we’d help all of you […]


Spicy Pumpkin Fries

It is that time of year again, when all the delicious treats we long for are back in season. Yes, PUMPKINS! There are so many different things that you can make with pumpkins beyond your usual pumpkin faces. Today we thought we’d bring you a recipe most have probably never thought to make, and something […]



Coping With Stress

Avoiding the stress trap You load yourself with work, family, and social commitments until you’re a mess of stress with no time to wind down. This season, break the cycle. Stress is something MommyMatter knows all too well, and is something we always attempt diminishing everywhere we can. Stress. It’s a part of life, but […]

Getting Organized for Back to School

Can you believe how quick this summer went? I personally blame it on the fact this is my first summer ever working since I had the kids. I have never had an actual job that required me everyday during the summer months. Being a freelancer has generally allowed me to take summers off; but with […]

Importance of Exercise for Kids

Exercising is something many ignore every single day not aware of the importance of having it in our lives. Sadly, these trends are continuing on into the next generations and having massive effects on the health of today’s children. As parents we are the world to our children, so encouraging exercise is a very important […]

Balancing Time in a Relationship with Kids

Someone once told me the biggest threat to a relationship was time. I assumed they were referring to the fact that the average marriage, in the United States, is only 7-8 years long, and the worldwide average is only about 15 years. Considering in the majority of countries, the average human lives somewhere between the […]