A Prom Survival Guide for Mom

A Prom Survival Guide for Mom

Prom is stupid. Sure, I know that sounds a bit harsh, but I’m just not the kind of mom who gets all excited about spending loads of money to send a kid to a party. Go ahead, call me a party-pooper, but that’s just the way I feel. However, as stupid as I think proms are, I… Continue Reading

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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

Printable Spring Activities for Your Kids

Printable Spring Activities for Your Kids

Spring is almost here. I can tell because my allergies are already starting to make things very difficult for me! And, while I considered taking a pill and going into hiding, I decided to spend some time helping you keep your kids occupied instead. I went digging through the blog to find all the fun Spring… 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

Back to School, Back to Routines

Back to School, Back to Routines

This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. It’s time to go back to school and in this house, that means back to routines, back to reminders and back to fighting off morning chaos.  And, while I’m never 100% successful at it, I’ve learned a few ways… Continue Reading

Share a Reading Treat to Help Kids Start School Like a Champion

Share a Reading Treat to Help Kids Start School Like a Champion

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company, Kellogg Company, J.M. Smucker Company, and The HERSHEY’S Company. All opinions are mine alone. #StartSchoolLikeAChampion #CollectiveBias Between preparing for back to school and the thrill of the 2016 Olympic Games, there’s a lot to be excited about these days. And, while you’re buzzing around getting everything just right,… Continue Reading

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