Summer is nearly here and not only does it mean hotter temperatures and fresh lemonade, but it also means the kiddos being home from school. Depending on how you look at it, those two months can be heaven with your kids, or a huge, messy chaos of angry mom, bored kids. As a blogging mom you have to think about how to balance time with your kids and keep your blog running smoothly, whether you work from home or even have a full-time job outside of the home. So how can you keep your blog alive ... Continue Reading
Being a mom-student can be difficult and stressful. How can you be both a mom and a student without going crazy? Check out these six tips.
Are you returning to the classroom this fall? Perhaps you are taking a course online, working toward a certificate, or going to school full-time for a degree. This can pose quite the challenge for mothers of young children. So, how can you be both a mother and a student without going crazy? Here are 6 tips for the successful mom-student: 1. Have a Detailed Schedule: Plan as if your life depended on it (because frankly, it does). Others may see you as rigid or foolish, but your sanity depends ... Continue Reading
Save money on many purchases by planning ahead and scheduling them into your week, month, and time of year.
Saving money is always a good thing, and it can easily be done by planning ahead. You can save money on many purchases by scheduling them into your week, month, and time of year. Save Money on Groceries Besides clipping coupons there are a couple of tips to save money at the grocery store. Try to schedule your trip without any other family members so that there are no extraneous expenses on snacks and drinks. Without the distractions you can comparison shop and check off a list to make ... Continue Reading
After a lazy summer vacation, it can be tricky getting kids back on schedule for back to school. Get organized in a healthy way!
Fall is always a busy time of year, getting the kids back to school, waking up earlier, and getting back to a more organized life. As a busy work-at-home mom, I'm always looking for quick and clever ways to get our family up and out the door on time and in a happy manner. After a lazy summer vacation, it can be tricky getting kids back on schedule for school. Here are a few tips that can get your family back in the swing of things. The Night Before. It never fails; if you wait to organize ... Continue Reading