Category: Guest Posts

How to Help your Child with School Anxiety

How to Help your Child with School Anxiety

Every stage of parenthood presents obstacles to overcome, and with time, it seems that these challenges take more work to figure out.  A school-age child often struggles with adapting to the pressures of the school environment, or more specifically the expectations to perform academically.  This anxiety is being seen in children as young as kindergarteners today and can last throughout the educational lifetime if not longer. There are several reasons a child may feel anxious when it comes to school.  There may be separation anxiety involved with being away from a parent, and it may come out of the blue.  […]

Posted December 12, 2016 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 7 Comments
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22 Ways Cats Make People Happier and Healthier

22 Ways Cats Make People Happier and Healthier

As mothers, we know parenting can be stressful. We love our children, but they can be a handful and can cause stress, anxiety, and restlessness. There is a solution, and it’s quite surprising: you need to adopt another child. This child won’t be like your other kids. It comes with four legs, fur, and requires no potty training. We’re talking about getting a cat! Cats can offer companionship for your children, should they be old enough to handle one. Cats come with a variety of positive health effects. You may not see it at first, but your feline companion can […]

Posted November 8, 2016 by Julie in Guest Posts, Pets, / 3 Comments
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10 Goof-proof Digital Marketing Tips for Freelancing Moms

10 Goof-proof Digital Marketing Tips for Freelancing Moms

The debate on whether working moms or stay-at-home moms make better parents is no longer relevant. Modern moms have every reason to feel more empowered now because these days they can enjoy the best of both worlds. Working from home has become a global phenomenon. A global survey by PGI found that 79% of knowledge workers work from home, while 60% of remote workers said they are considering leaving their jobs permanently for a full-time remote position. If you ask a traditional working mom, she’d likely say she’d rather stay at home and take care of her kids. If you […]

Posted October 18, 2016 by Julie in Guest Posts, Sponsored, / 0 Comments
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10 Fun Fall Activities for the Whole Family

10 Fun Fall Activities for the Whole Family

Say goodbye to flip-flops and sunblock and hello to cozy sweaters and all of the delicious warm beverages you can handle! Fall is here, and families are adjusting their schedules as school kicks into high gear. Just because summer is over doesn’t mean your family has to put away the fun for the year. Between homework and extracurricular activities, you can still find plenty of time to enjoy seasonal activities with the whole family. Looking for something to do this weekend? Try one of these classic fall activities: Get Crafty When things start to turn nippy, you may find yourself […]

Posted October 11, 2016 by Julie in Family, Guest Posts, / 4 Comments
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3 Fun and Easy Homemade Paleo Ice Cream Recipes for Kids

3 Fun and Easy Homemade Paleo Ice Cream Recipes for Kids

At least once a week, I make some homemade Paleo ice cream for my kids for summer weekend snacks or healthy desserts. Homemade paleo ice cream is incredibly tasty and healthy because you get to add your desired ingredients like protein, vitamins, as well as antioxidants. For example, I always toss some berries for some extra antioxidants. And the good news is that making paleo ice cream at home is extremely easy. You will only require a few ingredients, and you’re good to go. My kids love ice cream and most of the times I am forced to make a […]

Posted October 4, 2016 by Julie in Food, Guest Posts, / 6 Comments
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How To Organize a Kids Room With Too Many Toys

How To Organize a Kids Room With Too Many Toys

Dealing With Kid Clutter Through Toy Rotation In case you didn’t know it, kids accumulate stuff like nobody’s business. Kids’ meal toys, gifts from the grandparents, birthdays, Christmas… the list goes on and on. They also spread said “stuff” from one end of the house to the other faster than you can blink, but that’s another story for another day. As much as I dread it, the pile of toys has to be dealt with. Now, I’m not a neat person by any stretch of the imagination. I have “creative brain,” often leaving plenty of evidence of where I’ve been […]

Posted September 28, 2016 by Julie in Guest Posts, Organize, Parenting, / 23 Comments
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How To Cook Healthier, Quicker Meals As A Working Mom

How To Cook Healthier, Quicker Meals As A Working Mom

Life as a working mom is never simple. You love your work, and wouldn’t want to quit it – after all, it’s what provides for your children. But finding time to do anything other than work and run after your kids can be quite the challenge at times. It is for this reason that cooking somehow ends up at the bottom of the list. It’s easy to make ourselves feel bad about this, but it’s something millions of moms struggle with every day. More and more families these days are relying on convenience foods, fast foods, and microwave meals. The […]

Posted September 9, 2016 by Julie in Food, Guest Posts, Sponsored, Working Mom, / 5 Comments
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A Live-in Manny, Guest Post by Tina of Los Gringos Locos

A Live-in Manny, Guest Post by Tina of Los Gringos Locos

Today I have a guest post from the lovely Tina of Los Gringos Locos on the topic of a male live-in nanny. The guest post below is an excerpt. For the full post, please follow the link below. This is part of a series I am doing on child care and nannies. If you are a blogger and would like to guest post here on this topic, let me know.   I never thought I would have a live-in nanny. I thought I should be able to do ALL the work myself, with my baby daddy’s help of course 😉 But […]

Posted September 6, 2016 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 8 Comments
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Take Your Blog to the Next Level with These Steps

Take Your Blog to the Next Level with These Steps

Blogging is something that you have to work on continually. A blog is never completed, and that’s what’s good about them. There is always room for you to improve it and change what you do to attract more people. If you’re looking to take your blog to the next level, here are the steps you’ll need to take.   Get a Real Domain Name   Start by making sure that your blog has a clear and relevant domain name. The truth is, many blogs don’t. People usually start out with a free platform and a use a free domain name, […]

Posted August 24, 2016 by Julie in Guest Posts, Sponsored, Website and Blogging, / 2 Comments
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Protecting Furniture In Your Home When You Have A Toddler

Protecting Furniture In Your Home When You Have A Toddler

When you are moving into a new home, you can’t wait to fill it with beautiful furniture. However, when you have a toddler, you have to think twice before making any purchases. You need to make sure you go for items which won’t be ruined after five minutes with crayons and pens! You need to buy protectors so that everything will be kept in a tip-top condition. Here are some ways to protect your furniture in your home when you have a toddler! flickr Ideas to Protect Your Furniture from Toddlers Use wipeable tablecloths Your kids will love getting creative […]

Posted August 21, 2016 by Julie in Family, Guest Posts, Sponsored, / 0 Comments
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