Archives for July 2014

The Best Jobs for Moms

It’s tough being an entrepreneurial mom. It can get stressful coordinating childcare, work at the home office, housekeeping, and a social life. Some entrepreneurial endeavors are more profitable than others, and some depend on the amount of time and effort put into them. They all depend on a mom’s interests, talents, abilities, availability, and resources. […]

Popping the Perfect Family Movie Night Popcorn

In our family, we have a weekly “pizza and popcorn” night. We make homemade (gluten free) pizza and pop a bag (or two) of popcorn. They go perfectly together, and we go through so much of both that I shed a few tears when I accidentally burn a bag of the popcorn. But get this….there’s […]

Tips for Finding a Daycare Provider

Selecting a daycare provider is one of the hardest things a parent will ever do, regardless of the reason for why you are doing it. Some of us have to work for financial reasons (like me) or because we know our mental health would never hold up to staying home (like me) or just because […]

Quick Tip Tuesday: Keep Track of Library Books!

Deborah Gilboa of AskDoctorG.com is full of great parenting advice, and she has today’s Quick Tip Tuesday: how to keep track of library books.   Be sure to subscribe to Doctor G’s YouTube Channel so you never miss a great parenting tip! Quick Tip Tuesday is just what it sounds like…a super quick way to make your […]

Five Tips for Keeping the House Clean

One of my girlfriends recently announced she’s pregnant. With another baby in the house, she’ll be chasing two sweeties around. She called out to me via Facebook, “How do you keep up with two babies all day long!?” I replied with a reminder that in the summer, I have three kids that I chase around […]

Five FREE Summer Activities

Ah summer. The kids are home and all of a sudden work output decreases because there are children under foot and in the cupboards and needing all the things. So what do you do with these kids that doesn’t cost you an arm, leg, and the neighbor’s dog?  Well, since I am on a tight […]

Quick Tip Tuesday: Cleaning and Cardio

Today’s Quick Tip Tuesday comes from Dani Stone of DaniStone.net. It’s all about staying fit while multi-tasking and you can easily include the kids or get it done on a hot summer day. Her solution: cleaning and cardio! How to combine cleaning and cardio to get things done around the house and get your sweat […]

Five Safety Features For A Teen’s First Car

Being a parent of a teenage driver can be nerve-wracking, particularly when the National Center for Health Statistics names motor vehicle crashes as the leading cause of death among 15- to 20-year olds. If you’re a worried mom, you can implement several safety features that will help keep your child safe on the road. These […]

Quick Tip Tuesday: Never Iron Again!

Today’s Quick Tip Tuseday comes from Lydia of Cluttered Genius, a busy work at home mom of three little ones. She’s a woman after my own heart, with a tip on how to never iron again (yay)!   Lydia’s tip is a simple yet effective one…the kind we like best, right? Simply find one of […]