Health & Holidays: Get The Walgreens Mobile App That Remembers For You! #WalgreensApp #shop #cbias

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This holiday season is much different than previous ones. This past Thanksgiving that was very clear! This year we are traveling a lot! When you travel you have to remember everything, everytime! All moms know that you do your best to remember everything for everyone but it is almost certain that you will forget something. Usually it is something of MINE that I forget. At Thanksgiving I forgot my … [Read more...]

How To Make Friends In A New Place – Real Tips From Readers

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So you may have read that we moved. We moved from an area that we had been in for over 30 years to a brand new area where we do not know a soul. Back at home I knew that if I left the house I was going to run into someone that I knew. It was a guarantee! It didn't mater where I was going! After living in a 20 mile radius for 30 years we knew everyone! At times it was annoying but usually I loved … [Read more...]

The Judgement of a Work at Home Mom

I shared how I am working to find balance in being a work at home mom. When I was coming up with my list to help balance work and life I started thinking about another word: judgement. When you work from home you have certain people who so not "get it". We really work! We work hard! When I started working full time on my site and was making a monthly income I started sending my youngest … [Read more...]

Finding Balance As A Work At Home Mom

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I sat here tonight planning out my week and felt totally overwhelmed! Then a word came to mind: balance. "Balance is a state of equilibrium or equipoise; equal distribution of weight, amount, etc. or the mental steadiness or emotional stability; habit of calm behavior, judgment, etc." Dictonary.com I have been a full time "work outside the home mom" and I have been a full time "stay at home … [Read more...]

Finding Comfort In The Storm

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Last night we had a bad storm. It was the kind with the howling winds, lightning that lights up the room, thunder that shakes the walls and knocks out power. Both me and my husband had stayed up late working and were just going to bed when it got bad. When the power went out my first thought was my kids. They like to sleep with lots of lights on so I knew I needed to do something so they would not … [Read more...]

Ladies It’s Here! Justin Timberlake ‘The 20/20 Experience’ #JT2020 #cbias

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I have had a “blue” month. Have you ever had one of those? Things are just not going right and you want to crawl in a hole? This week I found a solution that is better than any medication! Justin Timberlake released his NEW CD ‘The 20/20 Experience’ on March 19! Is anyone else totally smitten by JT? I have watched him and listened to him for years! From his Brittney young love days, his group … [Read more...]

Real Mommy Moments: A Boy, Nail Polish, Glitter, Confusion and Sleep

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Last night was special and so we went out with the whole family to eat. This does not happen very often especially on weeknights. But it was awesome and we had a blessed evening. But when we got home there was so much more excitement in store for us. Bed time had been pushed way back since we went out and the kids were more hyper than usual because of all the fun. As a result bedtime was a … [Read more...]

DIY Beauty: Homemade Chocolate Body Scrub Recipe

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Did you know that a few items from your kitchen can create the perfect natural homemade chocolate body scrub? That's right! You can create the luxurious natural body scrub that you would buy at a specialty beauty shop. This recipe only takes minutes and costs less than a dollar to make. The following recipe was enough to create 3 small gifts. You can manipulate the measurements to create larger … [Read more...]

What I Learned From Potty Training My Son

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Mission Accomplished! YEAH! It is finally true! My son is potty trained. This has been a crazy experience for me. My daughter was so easy to train and that is what I was expecting with him but I was wrong! I am not an expert but I am a mom who made a lot of mistakes! I learned so much during this! I decided surely there are other moms like me out there thinking it will never happen! So here is … [Read more...]

Teaching Girls and Women Good Body Image

This is a very personal and real topic  that I am sharing with you. I was always a pretty confident girl growing up. Things started to change when I went to college and started gaining weight. In my early twenties I started taking medicines for my thyroid and depression. I have cronic depression and as a result I have been on medicines ever since then. As I get older and hormones and thyroid … [Read more...]

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