Motherhood

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The best mom Advice Queen of the Household

As I get ready for our second baby, I’ve been thinking back to some of the best mom advice I was given. If you are a mom, you know how it goes. We all want to help each other out so we give advice about clothing, feeding, diapering …. you name it, somebody’s got advice

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The Reason We Can Afford for Me to be a SAHM and live on one income comfortably

When I tell others that I am a stay-at-home-mom, I often hear working moms say that I am “lucky to be able to stay home.” I always respond with a smile, and tell them that I am so thankful to stay home, but what I really want to say is, “Honey, luck ain’t got nothin’

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From Surviving to Thriving

When we visited my family over Christmas, my youngest brother’s Christmas gift to my parents was to get professional family pictures. We were also able to get individual family pictures as well. Later that day, we all looked through the pictures, and that is when an interesting thought struck me. Pictures do a great job

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The Beauty Behind Our Messes

When I look around on any given day, I see mess after mess. Sometimes I feel like all I do is pick up toys, do laundry, and clean the floors. It can be tiring and frustrating at times. Maybe you can relate. But in the last couple of months, I’ve started looking at these messes

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The Importance of Slowing Down

I have a love-hate relationship with Wal-Mart. Anyone else? If at all possible, I try to avoid it like the plague. However, last week I HAD to make a quick stop. I wanted to get in and get out, but it seemed like everyone wanted to take their time and get in my way! By

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I was recently given the chance to read the book Money-Making Mom by Crystal Paine who runs the blog Money Saving Mom. Amazingly enough, I didn’t walk away from this book thinking that I needed to make more money! At least, not in this season of my life. One of the things that Crystal stresses

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Realistic Post-Partum Weightloss

A few weeks ago, we headed to the park in the morning. I basically rolled out of bed, put some clothes on, and covered my bed-head with a hat. We had a great time and took some pictures. Later that day when I looked through the pictures, my eyes were immediately drawn to the extra