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Sara Robinson

Sara Robinson

Sara Robinson, MA is the founder of Get Mom Balanced. Growing up she always knew that a traditional 9-5 job would not work out for her: she likes variety, creativity, free-time and also wanted to fit in a family. She is a mom of two young boys, teaches mental skills to athletes, and now helps support moms finding balance with all that they juggle. When she's not sitting behind a computer she can be found hanging out with her boys, mostly laughing, reading and having dance parties. Go visit her site at Get Mom Balanced.

Should We Do The Allowance Thing?

Our four year old gets an allowance. I read a suggestion of $1 for each year of age which seems appropriate. But we've stressed it's not for doing chores.
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10 Ways My Expensive Arts Degree Prepared Me for Parenthood

My expensive arts degree from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts was money well spent - I learned a whole lot of stuff that helps me be an awesome mom.

Top 10 Tips for Making the Most of Your Visit to the Zoo

Going to the zoo can be a great way to spend the day as a family. There is so much to see and talk about, and great memories can be made. However, like most...

4 Ways to “Mom” When You’ve Got Nothing Left

Being a mom is HARD. Really hard. And sometimes you can feel like you've got nothing left to give. But you have to power through it.

Out with the Old Before In with the New

Our lives tend to get cluttered with "stuff", especially around the holidays. In our house, we practice out with the old before in with the new.

10 Tips for the New Work-at-Home Mom

If you’re thinking about making the shift, or are transitioning to becoming a work-at-home mom, here are ten tips that may help you.
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The Lazy Mom’s Guide to Kid’s Birthday Parties

We created the “Lazy Mom’s Guide to Surviving Kid’s Birthday Parties” because we’ve found the lazy way out allows enjoy the experience more.

How to Grocery Shop with Kids without Losing your Mind

Doing a grocery shop with kids is one of the quickest ways to cause stress and create chaos for everyone involved. Here's how to avoid losing your mind.
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35 #RealityMom Thoughts in the Starbucks Line

On one particular visit, I became keenly aware of all of things that I think about while I’m waiting in line at Starbucks. There were 35 to be exact.

An Open Letter to Candy on National Candy Day

Dear Candy, I wanted to take some time to reach out to you on this very special day. I know it shouldn’t take a national day for me to do this, but you know—#life!...