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.

15 Baby Moments to Capture on Video


Where does the time go? It’s so cliché but so very true. As a mom, it really does seem like my kids are growing up in a flash. And it often feels like the busier I get, the faster time flies by.

9 Things Every Mom Needs to Have a Great First Year With Baby

After I had my son, my life changed. Some of the changes I expected. Sure, I had never been a mom before, but my best friend was a mother and I spent a lot of time around babies in my past. And let’s not forget all of the books I read during my pregnancy. I thought I was pretty prepared.

Jada's New Disney Princess Musical Carriage Pull Toy

Thanks to Disney for sponsoring this post and giving me the Disney Princess Musical Carriage Pull Toy for free.

Cinderella is off to the ball and my little girl, Jada, is going with her. Offering tons of fun, the Disney Princess Musical Carriage is one of Jada’s new favorite toys. As she walks around the house and pulls it along, it offers musical tunes, character phrases, and the most adorable sound effects.

Saying Farewell to Summer

Today is my son’s first day of pre-kindergarten, and my daughter moves into her first toddler classroom. Needless to say, everyone is excited. But with that excitement come a hint of sadness. Admittedly, I am sad that they are growing up so very fast. I truly wonder where the time goes. I don’t think they are sad about that part, though. Kids can’t wait to grow up. They are so eager to see what lies around the corner.

5 Baby Moments That Made Me Laugh Out Loud

Sure, babies make us tired and can cause us to worry quite a bit. I try my best to not worry much, but something about being a mom turns that “worry meter” all the way up. We try to stay calm, cool and collected, but we want the very best for our babies and begin to worry when anything seems to threatens that.

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