Urban Kids in Quarantine Interview on Podcast

Have you wondered what’s going through the mind of the 55 million kids that are now being homeschooled? Well, we were too and decided to interview our children about this crazy experience. Lucas is 13, Mollie is 10 and Jaxon is 8. This episode is brought to you by BusyKid, a chore app where kids can earn, save, share, spend and invest real allowance. Visit BusyKid to register for a free account and have your kids start earning money today. Learn more about how your kids can be using this chores app for kids to earn money



A few days ago or maybe it was weeks ago, honestly they are all pushed together at this point, but I came across this post on facebook that really got me thinking about the importance of having my children journal this experience. I shared some ideas for journaling during quarantine and social distancing in a previous post.  I will admit that I am “THAT MOM” that takes pictures of everything and it didn’t stop during the quarantine. The main reason for my picture taking is to document the time and allow the kids to go back and reflect on the experience and more importantly, write about their feelings. During these uncertain times, recording your feelings and memories during the global pandemic is important, especially for kids!

Guess what, kids love filming themselves, so why not have them create a digital journal or even a traditional journal if that’s more comfortable.

Thanks Mama Cheaps for creating the Today is a New Day Journal


Finding a Side Hustle You Love with Alicia Marshall

Alicia Marshall found her niche in community events through being a Macaroni Kid publisher. Check national Macaroni Kid in your area by emailing or search online Learn more about Macaroni Kid Scranton and sign up for the weekly newsletter

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Bouncing Back and Beating Addiction

Over the past couple weeks we talked a lot about Self Care and steps you can take to bounce back without beating yourself back down and that’s actually what our guest, Katie Gross, did with her life.

Katie Gross is a mom and wife who has bounced back from addiction and is now living a life of purpose.
She is 61/2 years sober has recently been appointed as Event coordinator for The Recovery Bank in Scranton (,which is a peer driven recovery support center for persons who have experienced addiction to alcohol or drugs and their loved ones.
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‘The Hat Club‘, is a group created by Jenna Urban for women who just want to be part of a community that builds each other up and motivates us to fulfill our dreams. We are talking about the coolest group on facebook- for real- we are just a bunch of real women who wear so many different hats throughout the day. This is a trusting place where we can all connect and chat about the craziness of all those hats. (And….of course share tips on cleaning those hats and where to find them at the best deal).

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Creating Healthy Habits with Katie Tullio Episode 7



Katie Tullio is a wife, mom of 2,and Registered Dietitian/Licensed Nutritionist. Balancing the many hats that she wears, Katie also teaches fitness classes and is currently teaching classes at Marywood University. When talking about healthy eating, Katie cannot express enough how important it is to get your body moving. Katie recommends at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day to maintain a Healthy Lifestyle.

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