Help Your Baby or Toddler Learn to Sleep with Tips from The Baby Sleep Site

Help Your Baby or Toddler Learn to Sleep with Tips from The Baby Sleep Site

Thanks to The Baby Sleep Site for sponsoring this conversation and providing helpful tips!   When you have a brand new baby, you expect sleep to become non-existent. Newborns are not born knowing how to sleep; they eat often and sleep for short periods. But as your baby gets older, you start being able to get longer stretches between wakings. Older babies can learn to fall asleep on their own, but they do go through periods of sleep regression and may continue to have sleep problems. I have been a subscriber to The Baby Sleep Site since becoming a Mom and […]

Posted July 19, 2017 by Julie in Parenting, Sponsored, / 1 Comment
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Self-care for busy moms: Learn to meditate in 5 simple steps

Self-care for busy moms: Learn to meditate in 5 simple steps

Learn to meditate in 5 simple steps   You probably have heard about the many health benefits of meditation but you may be still a bit confused about what exactly it is and how can you experience these health benefits for yourself? Well, meditation is a method that transforms your mind and induces positive energy, concentration, and clarity of thoughts to analyze the true nature of things. This article will help you learn to meditate in five simple steps that you can easily follow and implement. Mastering the art of meditation will enable you to enjoy a healthier and a […]

Posted July 18, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, / 2 Comments
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Mommy Home Manager

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Mommy Home Manager

I am enjoying interviewing professionals about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Lexie of Mommy Home Manager.   Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? My husband and I are partners in a direct sales wine company (Direct Cellars). Our club members sign up for a subscription through our website. They chose either red wine, white wine, or both and if they want 2 bottles or 4 bottles. Then expertly chosen, craft wine is delivered straight to their […]

Posted July 17, 2017 by Julie in Work, / 1 Comment
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Surviving a Summer Road Trip with a Toddler

Surviving a Summer Road Trip with a Toddler

Inside: Summer is about family travel, including long car rides. Read on for tips on how to survive a summer road trip with a toddler. This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Tree Top     Summertime is all about family time, whether you work full time or not. Most of us tend to take our families on a fun summer adventure to take advantage of the longer days and bright skies. But adventures usually include quite a bit of travel, and long car rides with children can get a bit overwhelming. Here are some tips for keeping car […]

Posted July 12, 2017 by Julie in Parenting, Sponsored, TopPosts, , / 3 Comments
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Keep or Toss? Your Go-To Guide on Cleaning Out Clutter

Keep or Toss? Your Go-To Guide on Cleaning Out Clutter

Keep or Toss? Your Go-To Guide on Cleaning Out All Kinds of Clutter We’ve all experienced just a little envy when we see those picture-perfect homes in the full-color pages of our favorite magazine. Magazine photo shoots are a staged event. All the clutter and things are removed from the space. Only certain items were deemed worthy to be in the shot. For those of us who live in the real world of busy schedules, chaos, and especially children, cleaning out clutter gets a little more difficult, but it’s far from impossible. We can take tackle clutter almost in the […]

Posted July 11, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Home, Organize, / 2 Comments
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with an Industrial Designer

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with an Industrial Designer

I am enjoying interviewing professionals about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with an industrial designer, Priscilla, who started a business called Multiwear. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I work as an industrial designer and I was designing for other people and after kids, I started to see a need for products for moms like myself. I just dabbled with designing them and then eventually decided to try having them made after asking my mom friends if they liked […]

Posted July 10, 2017 by Julie in Work, / 2 Comments
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Learn to Embrace the Blessing of Self-care

Learn to Embrace the Blessing of Self-care

  Learn to Embrace the Blessing of Self-care By Nancy Virden Staring at the papers in my hand, a potent weariness seemed to reach through my chest, grasp my heart, and threaten to steal my breath.  Only a desperate and silent cry to God connected me to the reality of hope as tears splashed my face and desk. The stress of helping other people by volunteering up to 70 hours per week, homeschooling my children, and coping with a loveless marriage had collaborated with physical and mental exhaustion to break my spirit.  Other than basic hygiene, there was zero self-care […]

Posted July 5, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, / 3 Comments
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15+ Side Hustle Ideas to earn extra Money from Home and Pay Down Debt

15+ Side Hustle Ideas to earn extra Money from Home and Pay Down Debt

Side hustles are getting more popular these days as busy parents yearn for more flexibility and a better work-life balance. Many of us have accumulated quite a bit of debt and are working on paying it down (student loans anyone?) and balancing our budgets. Being able to earn some extra money from home is wonderful and can help in so many situations. Read on for some great ideas for side-hustle businesses you can start and maybe even work from the comfort of your home in your pajamas!   Some links in this list are sponsored or affiliate, meaning I may […]

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Low-Cost Updates to help Sell Your House

Low-Cost Updates to help Sell Your House

Listing a house for sale is an exciting but exhausting time. Making everything picture-perfect is tiring, and keeping it that way isn’t easy. First impressions matter a whole lot when it comes to buyers being interested in your house versus another similar home. There are some fairly simple low-cost updates you can do to help wow people who view your home without doing a full remodel.   Stain your front door The front door is the first thing people see up close when they enter your house, and it should make a statement. If the wood is peeling and cracked, […]

Posted June 29, 2017 by Julie in Home, TopPosts, / 0 Comments
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Military Social Media Guru, Jenny

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Military Social Media Guru, Jenny

I am enjoying interviewing professionals about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Jenny Hale – The Military Social Media Guru.   Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I am a military social media and marketing strategist/consultant. I work with military spouse and veteran entrepreneurs to bridge the gap between the way the military markets to their community and how the civilian sector markets. I teach clients how the “other side” thinks and how to change the way […]

Posted June 27, 2017 by Julie in Military, Work, / 0 Comments
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