#ChampionMom - Raising Your Kids to Be Healthy Eaters

By: christineh Monday September 3, 2018 comments

If you have kids, then you know how hard it is to raise them to eat well. We are overwhelmed each day by commercials for junk food, and grocery stores are papered with cartoon characters and bright colors all meant to entice children to eat sugary foods. These marketing tactics help contribute to the nations obesity problem. So, if you want to set your kids on the right path to eating properly, here are some tips on how to help them: French Fries Arent a Vegetable When you eat at a restaurant, then you know that most kids... Read More


#ChampionMom - Encouraging Creativity at Home

By: christineh Monday August 20, 2018 comments

The debate has raged for years between nature and nurturewhether you are the product of your biology or your upbringing. Some believe that children are born with naturally creative talents and others think that it is something that can be taught and cultivated in a child. The reality is probably a mixture of both. But creativity is definitely a quality that you want to encourage in your children. Here are some ways that you can do just that: Dont Try To Answer Everything Children are naturally inquisitive, always asking... Read More


#ChampionMom - Having a Happy, Healthy Home this August

By: christineh Monday August 6, 2018 comments

August is always a strange time of year: its those dog days of summer when the hours seem longer, and the hot weather can be its most stifling. But its also the downside of summer when the school year approaches and moms start looking at the first day with a glint in their eyes. And right around the corner, we know that fall is coming with its cooler temperatures. This August, take time to enjoy the end of the summer but think about getting your home ready for the school year. With that in mind, heres a list of some simple tasks: ... Read More


#ChampionMom - Beat the Heat, Fun Water Games for Summer

By: christineh Monday July 16, 2018 comments

#ChampionMom - Beat the Heat, Fun Water Games for Summer

If you are one of the lucky ones, hopefully, you have a swimming pool in your backyard to keep you cool this summer. But even with a pool, chances are you may still hear that annoying cry of "Mom, I'm bored." If you are looking for a way to use your pool and keep your kids occupied, one great way to do this is with fun water games for the pool. Here are a few popular new games along with a classic favorite that will keep your family and friends cool and happy this summer. Marco Polo You cant beat a classic like this one. For... Read More


#ChampionMom - Doing Independence Day the Family Way

By: christineh Tuesday July 3, 2018 comments

#ChampionMom - Doing Independence Day the Family Way

The smell of barbecue and the sound of kids splashing in the pool are filling neighborhoods across America as the pinnacle of summer the Fourth of July gets nearer. If you are thinking about what you and your family can do this summer to make Independence Day a memorable one, the good news is that you have a lot of options at your disposal. Here are some of the best ideas for doing up Independence Day the Family Way. Fireworks and Baseball If your local community hosts a fireworks event, it should be a fun time that you and... Read More


#ChampionMom - 5 Tips for Clean Carpets in the Summer

By: christineh Monday June 4, 2018 comments

#ChampionMom - 5 Tips for Clean Carpets in the Summer

Summer's here, and most moms will agree that this can be the worst time of the year when it comes to keeping a clean house. The kids are home and, as much as we love them, they dont often share our view of cleanliness. And since they are keeping us busy, there is less time for us to maintain that cleanliness. If you are wondering how on Earth you will keep your carpets clean this summer, here are a few things to keep in mind: Get Out Of The House If you and your family spend more time outside, then you will be less likely to... Read More


#ChampionMom - Quick & Silly Breakfasts With Your Kids

By: christineh Tuesday May 29, 2018 comments

#ChampionMom - Quick & Silly Breakfasts With Your Kids

Like a lot of moms, chances are you have a hard time getting your kids up and interested in breakfast every day. Lets face it, most adults dont like eating breakfastwe grudgingly get up every morning and the only sustenance we want is our morning caffeine. Kids really need a nutritious meal in the morning, especially if you want them to be able to concentrate and do well in school. Here are a few ideas to help spice up the morning routine: Smoothies Smoothies are a no-brainer when it comes to quick and easy breakfast ideas,... Read More


#ChampionMom - Time to Prep for Summer Break

By: christineh Tuesday May 15, 2018 comments

#ChampionMom - Time to Prep for Summer Break

Summer is just around the corner and for millions of kids anticipation and excitement are about to burst like an over-stuffed binder. In just a few short weeks, the kiddos will be off for summer vacation. But that also means that parent anxiety levels are rising, too, as they realize they have to get ready for more home time with the kids. Making sure the kids stay occupied and dont turn into couch potatoes over the summer can be a challenge. Here are a few suggestions to help you get ready for the break: Get a Schedule The... Read More


#ChampionMom - Just How Much Spring Cleaning Do You Really Have to Do?

By: christineh Tuesday May 1, 2018 comments

#ChampionMom - Just How Much Spring Cleaning Do You Really Have to Do?

Why do we have a tradition called Spring Cleaning? Why do we choose this season as the time to drag out all of our things, clean them until they shimmer and sparkle, and then return them to the same spot until next April or May? Why cant we just do this in the fall? Seriously: Why not Fall Cleaning? It turns out that the tradition of spring cleaning is well founded and quite practical. The Big Spring Clean actually dates back to much earlier times, when families found themselves homebound due to harsh winters. The heating... Read More


#ChampionMom - Giving Each Other More Grace

By: christineh Tuesday April 3, 2018 comments

#ChampionMom - Giving Each Other More Grace

No one could possibly think for a split second that motherhood is easy. In many ways, it is the ultimate jobthe type that you are on call for every minute of every day. A job with the end result of another human being growing and thriving. But one of the main problems with motherhood is the level of pressure that is put on moms by outsiders who are often too judgmental. And if that wasnt enough, there is also the sometimes insurmountable pressure that moms put on themselves. Just think about what has happened with motherhood in the age... Read More





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