Mom Encouragement

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What's Holding You Back?

Here at Queen of the Household, you may notice that even though I talk about meal planning, I don’t ever post recipes. Here’s why: I don’t like cooking or baking. In fact, I only do it because I have to eat and so does my family. It also saves us a lot of money when

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Two Things You Need This Christmas

I have an embarrassing story to tell you. So here it goes… The Monday before Thanksgiving, I decided to run to the grocery store to catch some Buy One Get One Free deals at Publix. My goal was to get there early enough in the morning in order to avoid the rush that was sure

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Looking for the perfect gift for her? Check out this gift guide for homemakers!

Being a homemaker is sometimes a thankless job. There are so many mundane tasks that must get done each day and often go unnoticed by others. If you have a homemaker in your life and want to give them a gift that will lift their spirits and make them feel a little special, here are

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Self Care Morning Routine Tips for moms

This post is sponsored by Rose’s Razors. All opinions are honest and my own. When I first became a mom, I had a really hard time figuring out how to take care of myself. I was tired and had little energy, so most days I put very little effort into my¬† appearance. About four months

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STOCK UP BEFORE BABY Get this free printable checklist to get organized and prepare for baby's arrival.

Those first few weeks after the baby is born are a LOT of work. The last thing I want to be doing is grocery shopping or running around doing errands. That’s why I made a simple list of things to stock up on before the baby arrives. Hopefully, this will help make the transition a

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Hospital bag checklist FREE PRINTABLE This is a simple list of what you really need!

  Our little girl will be here before we know it! My hospital bag has been packed since about week 35, and this 2nd time around I feel like I know exactly what I need.   With my first child, I packed things I didn’t use, and didn’t pack things that I wish I had!

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I think the best teacher is experience. That is so very true when it comes to motherhood. You live and (hopefully) you learn. In some ways I’m thankful I get a second try at this mom gig. I don’t regret anything from when my first was born, but I’ve learned that there are some things