When Reality Moms Meet In Real Life

#RealityMoms is a place where writers like myself can share about being a mom: the good, the bad, the ugly, the funny, the practical…you name it, RealityMoms has covered it, or will in the future. I’ve had the privilege of writing for the site since it launched, and through that experience have “met” some great women. Want to know a RealityMoms secret? We have an awesome Facebook Group especially for the writers and through that space, we get to “know” each other a bit. (Sorry, you won’t be able to…

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How to Make Every Day Earth Day

Earth Day has come and gone yet each and every day we have a responsibility to take care of our planet. The one and only Earth we have is the one and only Earth we get. How to make every day Earth Day Go for a walk and take a trash bag with you. Picking up trash you see lying about will become a habit and you’ll leave the street a better place than you found it. This is especially useful after the garbage trucks have come through. You and…

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#RealityMoms Military Mom Salute and New Baby Gift Guide!

Sometimes when you have a baby you have no idea what to get.  No idea who to believe with all the unsolicited advice. No clue where to start to set yourself up for a new baby life. So you hit up Facebook or Google it, right?  #RealityMoms and Real Mom Media have been producing gift guides since 2009 and this year is no different with our New Baby Gift Guide.  Each year we find the best products so you don’t have to and bring you the best of the best….

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Forget Report Cards: This Is What Really Matters

Report card day. For some parents it carries with it the feelings of pride and anticipation. For others it brings dread. It is the day that our children’s academic success is summed up in a single letter. A, B, C, D, F. Outstanding, Satisfactory, Unsatisfactory. Commendable, Proficient, Basic. Above grade level, Grade level, Below grade level. Four times a year we see our children’s achievement in school formally assessed and scored in black and white. For all parents this can be difficult if we don’t see that grade that we…

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9 Things You Need To Know To Coparent After Divorce

I was chatting with a friend recently about the differences in the way we coparent with our exes. “You and your ex have such a good coparenting style. Your kids are well adjusted and it seems to work. I wish I could have that.” I started to respond with, “You can!” because deep down, I really want to believe that. I sat down to write and started thinking about all the people I know who are coparenting and it struck me: they’re all doing different things. This is because each…

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