The Music Mom: Eileen Carey

From Sandcastles to Strawberries, Here’s a Guide to the Best Summer Ever

Ah, summer. The season of sunny days, outdoor adventures, and plenty of quality time with our favorite folks. As a mom who loves all three of those things, I’ve been itching to share some tips that’ll help you make the most of this most wonderful time of year.

Want Less Stress? Here’s How to Make It Happen

As a busy musician and mom, I completely understand the stress and pressure that comes with juggling a career and parenting responsibilities. That’s why I’ve been wanting to share some tips and tricks that have helped me find balance and reduce stress in my own life. I hope you’ll give them a try.

Craving Creativity? Here Are 5 Steps to Make It Happen

Between work, school runs, and everything else, finding time for creativity can sometimes feel impossible. I know how important it is to make time for the things that make us happy, so I’ve come up with a few simple steps that will help you carve out some much-needed creative time in your busy schedule.

Favorite Folks First: 7 Simple Ways to Make More Time for Your Family

Did you know that we can find more quality time with our families simply by increasing our creativity and efficiency? Here are 7 tried and true ways to make more time for your family.

Bye-Bye (Winter) Blues: 8 Tips for Beating These Cold and Gray Days

Dark mornings, darker evenings, and frozen days of gray: it’s no wonder many of us end up with a bad case of the winter blues. The good news? There are specific things you can do to actually thrive in the weeks (and possibly months!) before spring arrives.

6 Ways to Kick Off the Best School Year Ever

Somehow school is once again upon us. I hope these tried and true suggestions help you kick off your family’s best school year ever.

6 Ways Exercise Will Make You a Better Mom

A mom who ignores her own physical and mental care reduces her ability to parent with the joy and confidence she needs to succeed. Beyond the obvious health benefits, exercise offers these six benefits that I’m convinced will make you an even better mom than you are right this second.

Getting a Grip: 6 Ways to Better Manage Your Anxiety

From your career to your personal relationships, anxiety tends to overshadow everything that’s important to us. That’s why we need to learn how to manage anxiety when it appears. With that in mind, here are 6 tried and true ways to manage your anxiety so that you can be the mentally healthy woman you want (and need ) to be

Out of the Rut: These 4 Tips Will End Your Writer’s Block and Unleash All That Musical Creativity

If you find yourself in a musical dry spell with seemingly no way out, don’t worry: There is hope. These four tips can unleash your creativity and have you writing, singing, and playing in no time.

Lessons for the Young: 15 Things I Wish I Knew Way Back When

There are so many things I wish I had learned when I was young enough to actually appreciate and apply them. Here are some of the most important lessons I think are worth sharing with the younger folks in your life.

Health and Happiness Hero: Embracing These Simple Tips Will Help Your Kids Feel and Look Better Than Ever

As you’ve likely noticed, way too many kids nowadays are overweight or obese. The good news is that a healthy and more active lifestyle can make a difference by helping maintain weight. Here are some simple ways to do it.

Tired of Begging, Bribing, and Bigmouthing? Try These 6 Tips for Getting Your Kids to Listen

Tired of yelling to get your kids to listen? Good. It doesn’t work. and you really can do so much better. Here are 6 tried and true strategies you should use if you want to yell less and be listened to more.