Roundup Of Best Toddler Books for Boys

Roundup Of Best Toddler Books for Boys
My Top 10 Toddler Books   I love books. My husband loves books. My brother and sister-in-law are both educators. So, no surprise, my kids have a lot of books. A lot. In addition to our shelves and shelves of books, we make frequent trips to the library to get even more books to read. ...

Self-Care Rituals for Busy Moms

Self-Care Rituals for Busy Moms
A Working Moms Guide to Fitting Self-Care Into Your Day   As if being a busy working mom isn’t enough, now you have to try to squeeze in self-care? I get it. There aren’t enough hours in the day for busy moms.   We spend all day working as quickly as possible to leave at ...

Showing Kindness In Difficult Times

Showing Kindness In Difficult Times
Follow Michelle Obama’s Advice – “When They Go Low, We Go High”   This recent election has put our country in turmoil. Never in my life have I seen such a split in political opinions and what is best for the nation. One thing that keeps me moving forward and reminds me of what’s important ...

Creating Family Holiday Traditions

Creating Family Holiday Traditions
Sharing Family Rituals When You Travel for the Holidays   My husband and I started a tradition of celebrating our own private Christmas with each other before we went our separate ways for the actual holiday. We named it Fake Christmas. Twelve years later, we still celebrate Fake Christmas every year, now with our own ...

Parenting While Sick

07. November 2016 Health 0
Parenting While Sick
How to Handle Young Kids When You Don’t Feel Well   I have an autoimmune disease. There have been many times where I’ve had to parent my kids when I was recovering from a medical procedure or just not feeling well. So I know a thing or two about parenting while ill.   You don’t ...

How to Survive Flying with Kids

How to Survive Flying with Kids
How To Survive Long Flights And Travel With Kids   I live in California and both of my brothers and brother-in-law live on the east coast, so traveling with kids across the country is a must. The first time I traveled with a child, I flew alone with my then-two year old. My younger son ...

You Can Eat Healthy and Save Money

03. November 2016 Budget tips 0
You Can Eat Healthy and Save Money
Cut Your Grocery Bill With These Grocery Shopping Tips   Eating healthy food can be expensive. You can get 10 piece chicken nuggets from a fast food restaurant for $1.99. It would be impossible to replicate that meal at home, cheaply. It really unfortunate that buying healthy, fresh groceries is more expensive than eating processed, ...

Los Angeles Holiday Train Rides

Los Angeles Holiday Train Rides
Holiday Family Fun On A Train   Before I had kids, I never knew that there you could take a magical train ride to see Santa. It wasn’t something my parents did, although, maybe it didn’t exist when I was a kid. It wasn’t until we had our own kids that my older cousins with ...

My Dollar Store Shopping List

30. October 2016 Budget tips 3
My Dollar Store Shopping List
What I Buy at the Dollar Store to Save Money   I don’t have a lot of free time to go shopping at several grocery stores a week or to chase down deals or even to coupon. That doesn’t mean I don’t want to save money on groceries. The fact of the matter is, we ...