Since being married, our family has fallen everywhere on the financial spectrum, spending many years living a strict “envelope system” lifestyle. Even then, I managed to figure out a way to have fresh flowers in my home! I love the color, the life, and the warmth that they bring, and I always made sure that […]
If you have a child who has even limited physical abilities, he or she should be working. And if you happen to be one of those moms who says something like, “I tell my kids that school is their only job, and I’ll do everything else so they can devote themselves to getting good grades,” […]
I love to clean. People always look at me a little crazy when I say that, but it’s true. There is nothing more satisfying than opening my doors, turning on the music, and cleaning the house! I love to clean when I’m upset, happy, or stressed! I think that having a clean home makes it […]
I think as a society we make many parents feel a lot of anxiety for their baby’s arrival because they believe so many things must be perfect before baby is born.
I realize an under-hand feed is the visual equivalent to nails on a chalkboard for some, but here’s the hard truth: No matter how the paper unrolls, it gets the job done.
If you have no idea what’s for breakfast, or if cereal is your usual answer, then we need to talk. Cereal is great, but it isn’t super nutritious or filling, and children need a good and satisfying meal to start their day. Let me be your breakfast coach and cheer you all the way to the […]
I started ripping the room apart, layer by layer. I couldn’t find anything. After checking the corners, the mattress, the box springs, and the bedding, I thought we might be in the clear. But then I saw it: one flat brown bug, the same size as the nailhead trim on our headboard, staring back at […]