Martine Foreman

Martine Foreman is a writer on a mission to stop working (because when you do what you love, it’s not work). On her lifestyle blog, CandidBelle, Martine shares the ups and downs of her crazy journey as a busy mom of two, wife, and entrepreneur. An honest chick from Brooklyn, NY (now living in the burbs), Martine writes about relationships, motherhood, fitness and inspiration, while also sharing her honest thoughts about a variety of products, tools, services and experiences. Her hope is to help women get the most out of life. A contributor to Black and Married With Kids and MommyNoire, Martine resides in Maryland with her husband, kids and crazy cat Pepper. Follow Martine on Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram.

Just Chillin': Adorable Disney Hoodies and Tees

I don’t want to be the one to break it to you, but fall is around the corner. The great thing about fall, though, is that we get to keep using a few clothing items from the summer if we get creative (and if they still fit). We can also use fall items in the summer for those unusually cool summer nights.

Disney Store offers an awesome selection of tees and hoodies that will have your little one looking cute this fall. Layers are always fun, and since we never know what to expect with the fall weather, layers are definitely a smart way to go. Check these out and find an adorable combo that will keep your cutie pie comfortable and cute this fall.

10 Signs That Mommy Needs a Time-Out

Motherhood is a beautiful thing, but every once in a while I find myself absolutely exhausted, wondering where in the world I will find the energy to keep up with my kids. Motherhood has this way of tapping into every part of us. Moms have to mange a laundry list of responsibilities, while also finding the time to engage with their children in activities that are fun. It can be tiring work.

11 Things to Do with Baby Before They Turn 2

My son is 4 and my little girl is almost 21 months old. Watching them grow up reminds me of how precious life is and that we shouldn’t take any moments for granted. At times, the things we stress about most end up being things that ultimately don’t matter too much.

Baby Names Inspired by the Good Things in Life

If there is anything I want to teach my children, it’s that life is full of goodness and beauty if we train our eyes to see it. There is beauty everywhere, and at every turn people are doing the right thing. And when I mention beauty, I am not just talking about things in the world that are aesthetically pleasing, but things that also please our hearts and our spirits. The things that make us feel like goodness and beauty surrounds us.

5 Important Lessons from a Dad to His Daughter

Growing up, my father was not a major part of my life. He was around but, unfortunately, our relationship wasn’t very meaningful, especially after his relationship with my mom ended. Thankfully, my mom’s love provided what I needed to become a happy, well-adjusted adult, and the men in my life (two uncles in particular) filled the void. I will forever be grateful for that.

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