2019 Prime Day Deals for Parents

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What is Amazon Prime Day? It is Amazon’s biggest and best sale of the year. Way bigger than their Black Friday deals, as it includes 100s of thousands of products at incredibly steep discounts. This year it starts on Monday July 15th at 2am CENTRAL and ends at end of the day on Tuesday July 16th.  It’s a great time… Read More

Cholestasis of Pregnancy and a Positive Induction Story

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My third pregnancy was vastly different than my first two. Even though I was having a third boy. There were new challenges that I hadn’t experienced before.  First, nausea took over my first two trimesters, and fatigue seemed stronger this time around as I mentioned previously in my first trimester reflections.  And of course, I was taking care of a… Read More

Ramblings about my Third Pregnancy and Feelings about Gender

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There are some aspects of my third pregnancy that have been pretty magical, especially my oldest being aware of what’s happening. And then there are some symptoms that are still incredibly real and heightened miserably- especially with two toddlers running around. As I write this, I’m entering my second trimester and already feeling the symptoms of the first trimester fade… Read More

Weekly Cleaning Schedule Printable- FREE

Get super organized with this pretty and easy to use cleaning schedule printable. It is a weekly cleaning schedule but also lists daily, biweekly and monthly tasks. Each weekday is assigned a room in your house to keep you focused and ease the overwhelm of maintaining a clean and beautiful home.

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you may have picked up on a couple things.  Cleaning is my arch nemesis weakness and getting my kids on a schedule has been one of my strengths.  As the new year has settled in and spring cleaning is on the horizon, I decided it was time to really tackle my… Read More

Vision Plan 2018: Making Goals for the New Year

Creating a vision plan is perfect for making goals for the new year. You can set it as a screensaver so that you never forget what you are working toward!

A clean slate is a great feeling.  The new year does that for us. Making goals for the new year and feeling refreshed for what is ahead.  But as I reflect on last year, it’s made me think about how we approach goals and changes.  We put a lot of pressure on ourselves with resolutions, and right when real life… Read More

Find out the Truth- Why Don’t I Love My Postpartum Body?

Finding the truth on how to dig deep into your self talk to develop a positive body image and finally say I "love my postpartum body"! 8 Tips Included!

Many of us have struggled accepting our postpartum bodies. Regardless of the truly miraculous things our bodies just accomplished. In the same instance, for many of us, it’s not the first time we have hated on ourselves. After struggling to lose all of the weight of my second pregnancy and feeling badly about myself, I finally got to the point… Read More

5 Ways to Overcome Money Issues in your Relationship

How to overcome money issues in your relationship together to avoid marriage problems because of financial problems.

  Creating new budgets or really most situations involving money management can get stressful.  My husband and I also have different financial personalities, that adds another fun level to dealing with money. When we decided that it was best for our family if I become a stay at home mom, we needed to create a new budget for the change… Read More

Perfect Mother’s Day Gift – Get Her in the Pictures!

Moms are not in pictures enough! The perfect Mother's Day gift for the mom in your life is a way she can document the year with beautiful photos.

Alright moms, pick up your phone and go to your pictures.  Scroll back through the last few events that you attended with your kids.  How many were you “there” for? Meaning, actually in the pictures.  I wasn’t at the park with my family, or at the Bubbles playspace, or art class, or building a snowman (except that I built the… Read More

6 Tips on Transitioning to a Happy Stay at Home Mom

Are you going to transition from a working mom to a stay at home mom? Read these 6 tips on how to make this big change and become a HAPPY stay at home mom!

Whether being a stay at home mom is something you’ve always wanted or it made the most sense for your family- we all want to make it the best experience it can be.  So, how do we become a happy stay at home mom? Making a big change in your life can be difficult! And mom-ing 24/7 is a lot… Read More

Beginners Meal Planning on a Budget: With Sample Menu!

Beginners Meal Planning on a Budget with Two Week Sample Menu.

I’ve been cooking and meal planning for a while.  Not always consistently though.  As part of our save money live on one income mission 2017, we decided that our food budget needed the most work.  Like a lot of work!  So I set off to learn more and truly create a plan, a beginners meal planning guide that includes everything we… Read More