20 Summer Toys – Have Fun with Kids

Summer will be here before you know it! The weather will be warm and everyone will be trying to figure out what to do...

Success Can Happen … The American Dream

As I look around the world we live in, from social media posts to everyday interactions with people in person, I am sad about...

Boys Should Never, Ever Hit Girls. Period.

I cannot believe the society I live in, the things I witness other parents, mostly moms, saying about their little boys. I have witnessed...

Real Mom Tips for Monitoring Electronic Usage

Follow my blog with Bloglovin An online friend came to me the other day asking about some tips on monitoring electronic usage. You see this...

Today is All You’re Guaranteed

I think one of the things that most of us take for granted is that tomorrow is never a guarantee. Yesterday has gone and...

Signs I should Have Seen For Autism

It was 2006. I gave birth to my second child. This was my first born boy. My other child was a girl and age...

How Eyebrow Piercing Showcased Unconditional Love

My first born child is what I call my first “experiment” in motherhood. None of us really know if we are doing this mom...

Mom Influence: My Great Grandmother

A mom can be anyone, really. There are many people who will say their step mother or their grandmother, maybe even an aunt was...

Debbie Reynolds Dies One Day After Daughter Carrie Fisher

During December 2016 the world lost two beautiful ladies; Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher. What is so shocking about this mother daughter...

Chicken Soup for the Soul – Mom Influence Books

Iam an avid supporter and reader of Chicken Soup for the Soul Books. The originator of these books is Jack Canfield. Jack Canfield is...

Renita Smith Saves 20 Kids

In September 2016 a bus driver in Maryland, Renita Smith, saved 20 children. This is a Mom Influence news story because, well even bus...

The Single Mom Influence

There are so many single moms out there in the world today. They struggle, they cry and they work to be stronger every day....

Previous Owner of Happily Blended Launches MomInfluence

After eight years of being known as Happily Blended online, it came time to sell off that blog and brand myself into a new...

Those Bittersweet Teen Years

A s you watched your teen walk off to high school with a cup of tea in her hand and her hair dyed and...