The Music Mom: Eileen Carey

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.

Mental Magic: These Tips Will Help You Experience the Mental Health You Deserve

As working moms, it is vitally important that we maintain good mental health. The relationships that I’ve developed with other moms have inspired me to share these mental health tips with you.

5 Benefits of a Healthy Work-Life Balance + 5 Ways to Make It Happen

The need for motherly work-life balance is more important than ever. These 5 steps will help unlock several benefits, including improved physical and mental health, healthier relationships, and increased creativity.

Dream On: 4 Ways to Pursue Your Musical Aspirations, Despite the Craziness of Life

As a music mom, it’s oh so easy to become overwhelmed by your many responsibilities. If you’re intent on keeping your music dream alive (and I know you are), you need to figure out how to manage your time in a way that is healthy and productive. My experience as a musician and a mother has proven to me that these 4 tips can help.

Yes to less stress! 5 tips for avoiding the stress of motherhood

By following the 5 tips described below, you can avoid the exhausting, soul-crushing, and debilitating stress of motherhood. Ready for less stress and better mental and physical health?

3 Reasons Why This Christmas Is Special

We can let this be the worst Christmas ever, or we can turn it into a uniquely positive experience that causes us to reflect on the people and things that matter most. As for me, I’m choosing the latter. With that approach to Christmas 2020 in mind, I want to share 3 reasons why this Christmas can be so incredibly special – if we let it.

Music saves the day. This review of streaming music services will save you time while finding your rescue songs.

Not only are there countless genres of songs to save the day, there are also unlimited ways to listen to your healing hymns. The fine folks at Consumers Advocate have made things less confusing by putting together a review of streaming music services that’ll save you time while you search for your songs of rescue.

Oh, what a night: How a late night epiphany completely changed my life

I’m extremely grateful for everything I have as a music mom. And the really cool part of it all is that I can pinpoint the exact moment when it became a living, breathing concept.

Practicing positivity: 5 tips for developing the positive mindset you’ve always wanted

As we get ready to kick off what should be a most unusual summer, I’ve been thinking a lot about positivity. I’m a big believer in the benefits of maintaining a positive outlook on life, so I try to encourage my family and friends to do it.

The problem is that many folks struggle to keep a positive mindset. They genuinely want to, but negativity keeps creeping in at the absolute worst times. Like nowadays. 

On that note, here are 5 tips for developing the positive mindset you’ve always wanted. 

Recognizing these 3 similarities between motherhood and musicianship will make you a rockstar at both

Your motherhood and your musicianship are similar in that they both require a crazy amount of creativity, an ability to focus on the big picture, and the shedding of blood, sweat, and tears. Recognizing this common ground between the two roles is the first step in becoming the best music mom you can be.