“Dinner’s On Me Giveaway” July 10-13, 2017

What’s for dinner? If you are like me, you may not be great about meal planning. I’ve tried over and over, but for some reason I just can’t seem to stick with it. That’s ok though…it doesn’t mean I won’t get the hang of it.  I’m pretty sure all of the 350 pins I saved about prepping 30 minute meals …

Virtual Healthcare- Is It Right For You?

***This is a review based solely on my personal experience as a mother, not a healthcare professional.  The decision we made as a family was the right choice considering our son’s non-emergency medical circumstances.  Here it is,  another Saturday evening at home, but instead of enjoying family time, you are caring for your child who has been vomiting off and …

Three Ways I Have Earned Extra Cash As A Stay at Home Mom

Most of us wouldn’t mind earning a few extra bucks every now and then. Despite what you may think, there are many ways to do so…even if you are a stay at home mom caring for small children.  Here are just three things I have tried to earn extra cash while still being able to care for my family. Mystery Shopping …

Our First Year Homeschooling and What I learned Along the Way

We made it! I’m so excited.  The end of the school year is here.  Our son just completed his first year homeschooling and oh what a year it has been. Pre-School Homeschooling We had been thinking of homeschooling the kids for quite a while and there were many determining factors that helped us in our decision.  I hope to expound on …

Parenthood: When Friendships Fade

“I don’t understand,” she said as tears streamed down her little face. “Why is it that she is always with Megan and never seems to have time to do fun things with me anymore?” Does this scenario sound familiar?  While it can be a common concern among the children in our lives, I have come to realize that they do not have a monopoly …

Stay at Home Moms and the Fight Against Depression: How Can I Cope?

You’ve taken that big step and happily quit your job in order to spend more precious time with your kids. Now, however, the fatigue coupled with feelings of frustration and loneliness have completely overwhelmed you. In the previous post,  Stay at Home Moms, the Fight Against Depression: Why Is This Happening, we discussed 5 common reasons why so many stay at home …

Stay at Home Moms and the Fight Against Depression: Why Is This Happening?

Ok. Let me just start off by saying that I’m not a doctor or a therapist.  With that said, I do have five and a half years of experience being a stay at home mom.  I’ve even read some of the recent statistics, but I don’t think it takes a degree for many of us to recognize that the rate …

Our Kids, Allergies, FPIES, and Eczema:

One day, there is a chance that you may find one or both of us in a panic, scrambling for towels and or extra blankets…pretty much anything within range that is absorbent and washable. Why? Because in addition to traditional food allergies, our daughter also has  something called FPIES. What Is FPIES? Well, it’s pretty simple. Hmm, on second thought, it really …