7 BUDGETING IDEAS FOR A STAY-AT-HOME-MOM

I often hear people asking “How can I become a stay-at-home-mom?” The answer is short and simple, sacrifice.  Like many things in life, living off of one income is hard work, unless, of course, your partner makes millions. We have a budget and we have to stick to it. We rarely spend any money unless it’s part of our budget. There are several ways to save a little on your spending but this is how we manage to live solely off of one…

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MINIMALISM: HOW TO GET STARTED AS A MINIMALIST WITH KIDS

I’ve recently noticed a lot of talk about trying to minimize your life or purging what you don’t use around your house. Minimalism, to me, basically means getting rid of life’s excess, which in turn will help your family focus on what is important. Fortunately for my family, this has always come naturally. While we do not live in a tiny house, I am confident that we could. We have been slimming down our belongs nearly every year for the…

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WEDNESDAY WITH ME WEEK 2

Welcome to Wednesday with me – helping you get over that mid week slump! This weeks co-host is Holly, who brings you awesome lists for life over at This Toddler Life – Hi Holly! Here is how the party works: 1.Add the Wednesday with Me badge seen below to your blog post that you link up. (or if you’re a minimalist, simple link back to this post :)) 2. Check out the following post: Holly | This Toddler Life –…

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6 MUST HAVE VITAMINS FOR TODDLERS

  Something I am always worried about is whether or not I’m feeding my daughter a healthy enough diet. There are so many ways to ensure your little is staying topped up on all those crucial vitamins for their growing bodies. I contemplated giving my growing girl a vitamin supplement but I’ve read large doses of vitamins A, D, E and K can be toxic. This, of course, makes my anxiety go through the roof! I thought it shouldn’t be…

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DON’T TRY THIS TO GET YOUR TODDLER TO SLEEP LONGER

Seriously?! Seriously?! FOUR AM? Believe me when I say been there, still doing that. Let me tell you, I know exactly what doesn’t work to get your toddler to sleep longer.     I can honestly say we have tried everything and I am resolved to just thinking my child is an early bird. The worst name for a baby that wakes early, early, if you ask me. She’s up before those damn birds! When it’s pitch black out. I…

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