Being Intentional About Creating Family Memories

Being Intentional About Creating Family Memories

They say scent has a stronger connection to memory than any of our senses. I’m pretty sure they are right, because every time I smell Ivory Soap, I immediately think of my mother. It’s incredible how something as simple as a bar of soap can rekindle childhood memories. Ivory Soap was definitely woven into the fabric of my upbringing, so I… Continue Reading

Owning My Financial Future as a Stay at Home Mom

Owning My Financial Future as a Stay at Home Mom

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Prudential. As a stay-at-home, blogging, homeschooling mom, my life revolves around calendars and plans. I’m managing schedules for four, planning days, planning meals and planning lessons. I’m always thinking about our plans for the coming weeks and months, but what I rarely consider planning for is my personal financial… Continue Reading

Planning a Family Movie Night When You Have Teens

Planning a Family Movie Night When You Have Teens

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #YourTaxCash #CollectiveBias Raise your hand if you did not waste your tax refund! If you took my advice, you should have some extra money left over to reward yourself and your family. Our reward took full advantage… Continue Reading

Celebrating My Single Mom

Celebrating My Single Mom

This post has been sponsored by Angel Soft through my partnership with The Motherhood. Tuesday, March 21, 2017 is Single Parent’s Day and I’ll be celebrating my mother. She’s one of millions (yes MILLIONS!) of parents who raise children alone and I’m extremely grateful that she chose to push through and didn’t give up. And I… Continue Reading

7 Ways to Make Motherhood Easier

7 Ways to Make Motherhood Easier

I’ve been a mother for sixteen years now and I’m surprised at how quickly my kids have grown. I’m also surprised at how much I’ve learned as I teach them. I’m glad I’ve had this space to share those lessons and to learn from you. It’s been about eight years since I started sharing useful tidbits to make mama’s life easier here… Continue Reading

LEGO Batman Movie – In Theaters This Week!

LEGO Batman Movie – In Theaters This Week!

You know we love movies around here, and even though the kids are barely “kids” anymore, we’re all extremely excited about The LEGO Batman Movie, which premieres this weekend. If you’re excited too, read on for a sneak peek. You’ll also find a chance to win a LEGO Batman prize pack, including $25 Visa gift card to… Continue Reading

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