Category Archives: Mindy – Mindless Ramblings

March 16, 2014

Babysitting 101 | Mom Minute

I currently only have Brooklyn and Bailey, age 14, who are of babysitting age. In our home, it isn’t so much about age, but how responsible the child is, that allows me to feel comfortable to let them babysit.For the twins, that age happened to be when they were 12.

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March 08, 2014

Kid Safety & Technology | Mom Minute

I know this will probably date me, but I distinctly remember my mom limiting me and my siblings’ game time on the Coleco Vision game system when I was young. It always seemed unfair at the time, but she said that she was doing it for our own good, and

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March 01, 2014

Spoiling Your Children | Mom Minute

Today’s Mom Minute topic is about spoiled children. We’ve all known some, have spoiled our own, or perhaps even been one.There is a definitely a huge difference between providing for a child’s needs versus their wants. Trying to satisfy the former is what we are supposed to do. Providing food,

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February 22, 2014

Hard Work and the Value of a Dollar | Mom Minute

For my husband and I, both of our families taught us the value of hard work at a young age. It is something we felt was important enough to do the same with our own kids.Farrah, a fan on YouTube asked, “When should your child get a first job? How

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February 15, 2014

Girls and Makeup, at What Age is it Appropriate?

Many of you know that we’ve been asked the mascara question regarding my daughters’ eyelashes a million times since we started this hairstyle website back in 2008.  {Viewers often thought that I used mascara on my young daughters.} As you have come to know me and my family, you can

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February 08, 2014

Dealing with Heartbreak | Mom Minute

It has been 20 years now, but I can still remember how I felt after my first heartbreak in high school. It seemed like he was my world, and I really felt like we would likely end up getting married. When we broke up, it was difficult for me and

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February 01, 2014

Eating Disorders | Mom Minute

In today’s episode of Mom Minute, we invited Kati Morton, a licensed marriage and family therapist to talk about a very serious issue today… Eating Disorders.I am not a licensed therapist, nor would I ever offer advice in any professional manner on the subject. What I will share is what

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January 25, 2014

Discovering Talents | Mom Minute

I perfectly understand that each child comes into our lives with his/her own set of abilities and hidden talents. It is my role as a parent, to raise these children and to help provide opportunities for them to explore their natural abilities. When our children turn the age of three,

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January 18, 2014

Teenage Peer Pressure | Mom Minute

Those of us who have grown past our teenage years, know of the seriousness of peer pressure. We also know that it will never completely go away as we grow older. What we can do, is condition and prepare ourselves, and our children, so that we know what we will

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January 12, 2014

How to Create a Zipper Braid | Updo Hairstyles

This braid is similar-looking to a conjoined double Cobra Braid, only the stranding is different and very tricky. This is not a new braiding technique, but the braid should be included on the list as one of the most beautiful braids out there!I first saw this technique in video form

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Zipper Braid | Updo Hairstyles

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