Champion Mom: Sending Your Kids to Virtual Summer Camp

By: bchauveau Sunday July 12, 2020 comments

Champion Mom: Sending Your Kids to Virtual Summer Camp

Who would have thought a year ago that the world would be turned so upside down thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic? And the ramifications of that outbreak are spreading to almost every area of our lives. The latest to be hit are summer camps. While many of us have fond memories of spending time at camp with friends, this year those camps will be shut down. Instead, many parents are turning to “virtual camps” as a means of giving their kids some social interaction during the summer. Here are some of the best options for your kids... Read More


Champion Mom: Keeping Your Kids Moving This Summer

By: bchauveau Sunday June 28, 2020 comments

Champion Mom: Keeping Your Kids Moving This Summer

Summer is here, and for moms like us, that can be a crazy time. For some, it’s trying to plan activities to keep the kids from getting bored. But for a lot of us, it’s about getting our kids up off the couch and away from the TV, video games, and cell phones. With so much on our plate, it can be hard to get our creative minds in gear. That’s where we step in to help you out. For those of us who want our couch potatoes active, here are a few ideas for how to get your kids moving this summer: Workout Together —... Read More


Champion Mom: Backyard Transformations to Survive Summer

By: bchauveau Sunday June 14, 2020 comments

Champion Mom: Backyard Transformations to Survive Summer

Summer is coming and it seems like it already arrived a few months ago. While the weather has steadily improved and the temperatures are rising, the kids have already been home for some time thanks to the quarantine/lockdown that the country is under. So, with the actual summer nearing, chances are you might be looking for opportunities to change things up to keep boredom and fatigue from settling in. Here are ways to improve your backyard to transform your home to survive the summer: Backyard Entertainment — One of the... Read More


Champion Mom: Tips for Homeschooling and Work from Home at the Same Time

By: bchauveau Sunday May 31, 2020 comments

Champion Mom: Tips for Homeschooling and Work from Home at the Same Time

Champion Mom: Tips for Homeschooling and Work from Home at the Same Time If you had asked most moms three months ago if they were ready to work from home, most would have loved the idea. At the same time, a lot of moms love the idea of homeschooling their children and helping to mold their minds while spending more time with them. But doing both of them at the same time has been a nightmare for a lot of us who have been thrust into that role thanks to COVID-19. If you are feeling stressed out homeschooling while working... Read More


Champion Mom - Remote Learning Problems & Solutions for Parents

By: bchauveau Sunday May 17, 2020 comments

Champion Mom - Remote Learning Problems & Solutions for Parents

We are now several weeks into an unprecedented time in American education. Since COVID-19 has forced schools to close, many for the remainder of the school year, parents are having to transition to homeschooling as a result. And, unfortunately, many parents are starting to be more stressed out about the educational aspects than they are about anything else. Many see the loss of two to three months of educational time as very worrisome towards their child’s overall development. If you’re stressed about the problems of remote... Read More


Champion Mom - Things You Can Do at Home Right Now

By: bchauveau Sunday May 3, 2020 comments

Champion Mom - Things You Can Do at Home Right Now

For most people who have been stuck at home during the COVID-19 lockdown, cabin fever may be setting in. You know how it goes—you’ve binged everything on Netflix multiple times, you’ve eaten all your emergency supply snacks, and you are worried you are turning into Jack Nicholson in The Shining . But don’t lose hope just yet! There are still many things that you can do to keep boredom from setting in for you and your kids. Here’s a sampling. Get caught up on your reading—Many publishers are releasing new books as a... Read More


Champion Mom - The Benefits of Cutting Screen Time for Kids

By: bchauveau Sunday April 26, 2020 comments

Champion Mom - The Benefits of Cutting Screen Time for Kids

Whether we like it or not, technology is taking over more and more of our lives and that is starting to creep into the lives of our children. Many of us are worried that our kids are spending too much time on electronic devices like smartphones, TVs, and video game systems. But you may actually be surprised by just how beneficial it is to limit the amount of time your kids spend staring at screens. Let’s look at the realities of limiting your kid’s screen time: Physical One of the biggest areas of concern is that we are... Read More


Champion Mom - If Your Kid Has Allergies, You Need Clean Carpets

By: bchauveau Sunday April 12, 2020 comments

Champion Mom - If Your Kid Has Allergies, You Need Clean Carpets

It seems to happen every year like clockwork—the pollen comes out and coats the cars and streets. And then a day or two later comes the sniffling noses, sinus headaches, and breathing problems. If your child has allergies, this can be particularly aggravating. But one of the best things you can do to help you and your family with allergies is to make sure that you clean your home and carpets regularly. You Must Get the Allergens Where They Hang Out One of the biggest causes of allergies is the level of dust and other... Read More


Champion Mom - Implementing Hygge at Home This Winter

By: bchauveau Sunday March 22, 2020 comments

Champion Mom - Implementing Hygge at Home This Winter

If you are like a lot of Americans, then you are probably in those last stages of winter, cuddled up in your home and trying to stay warm until the blessed spring arrives. If you are looking for something to add a little warmth to your home until the weather changes, you might want to consider the Danish concept of hygge. This is a practice that tries to promote comfort and coziness as well as togetherness and relaxation. Here are a few ways to celebrate hygge: Cozy together with a warm drink — One of the first things that... Read More


Champion Mom - How to Get Your Kids to Do Their Chores

By: bchauveau Sunday March 8, 2020 comments

Champion Mom - How to Get Your Kids to Do Their Chores

If you’re a mom, you know that getting your kids to do their chores can be the absolute bane of your existence. It seems there is always an excuse that lets them get out of the work—they are too tired, or they have too much homework. Other times they just don’t do the work without excuse. (If I had a dollar for every time I heard, “I forgot,” I could retire.) But there are some things that you can do to get your kids to do their chores. Here’s how: The first thing you might want to do is to figure out what is... Read More





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