Category: TopPosts

Tips for Battling Momnesia

Tips for Battling Momnesia

Inside: Tips for Battling Momnesia, or Mommy Brain. How to overcome forgetfulness and stay on top of your tasks. Read tips from a group of moms. Sorry, my “mommy brain” made me forget. I’m sure you have heard this phrase too much already, but the struggle is real. The reality is that sometimes we have too much on our minds.   Are you suffering from momnesia? What is mommy brain? Sometimes, our brains really do get full of everything that we have to do – everything that includes keeping ourselves and our tiny humans healthy, plus run the household, plus perform well at […]

Posted February 13, 2017 by Julie in Parenting, TopPosts, / 9 Comments
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Learn to Create a Monthly Budget Like a Boss and Grab Your Monthly Budget Workbook

Learn to Create a Monthly Budget Like a Boss and Grab Your Monthly Budget Workbook

The more you make, the less you seem to keep. Do you have this problem, too? Why is money so hard to hold onto? It certainly requires being organized, planning ahead, and having a good budget in place. But do you know how to create a monthly budget? Many of us make an attempt at a budget, but then unexpected things creep up or holidays and birthdays happen, and our good intentions go out the window. There’s always something that is getting our attention and wanting us to buy it, take it home, and live with us. We live in […]

Posted February 6, 2017 by Julie in Finances, Organize, TopPosts, / 2 Comments
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Let’s Hear it for Survival Mode Moms

Let’s Hear it for Survival Mode Moms

Some moms are Pinterest moms. This post is not for them. This post is for moms who I like to call survival mode moms. Moms who barely get by day to day with a high-intensity child and a busy schedule. Moms who work all day then take care of a child all night, because let’s face it, those kids don’t leave us alone at night. Especially those of us solo-parenting, or parenting a dragon child (on in my case – both). This is for those of us who are struggling each day. We’re in survival mode, and we need to support […]

Posted January 9, 2017 by Julie in Parenting, TopPosts, / 53 Comments
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How to Rock Affiliate Marketing, Interview with an Expert

How to Rock Affiliate Marketing, Interview with an Expert

If you’ve been in the blogging sphere for any length of time, you’ve heard many bloggers tout affiliate marketing as one of their biggest income streams. There’s good reason – some bloggers are killing it! I want to be one of those bloggers too, and I’m sure many of my friends reading this would love that as well. That’s why I wanted to introduce you to Michelle from Making Sense of Cents. This lady, listen up, is amazing. She has mastered this affiliate marketing thing and makes at least $50,000 a month! I know I’d love to be her when I […]

Posted January 3, 2017 by Julie in TopPosts, Website and Blogging, / 9 Comments
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Planning to Rock this Blog in 2017

Planning to Rock this Blog in 2017

Blogging is a wonderful journey. Not only is it a creative outlet and a way to connect with some other amazing people from around the world, and can also be a profitable venture as well. You know by now that I like to set goals, both lofty long term and smaller scale monthly ones. You’ve seen my monthly Gratitude and Goals posts as well as the check-ins for the year-long goals. If you read my recent year-end check in post, you saw how my year got quite a bit derailed and so my goals got reprioritized. Since there is still some […]

Posted December 22, 2016 by Julie in TopPosts, Website and Blogging, / 5 Comments
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The Best Natural Cough Suppressant Remedy to Stop your Cough Instantly

The Best Natural Cough Suppressant Remedy to Stop your Cough Instantly

My nose is itchy; my eyes are watering. I keep having to clear my throat, and sometimes I get into an uncontrollable fit. It must be Fall. Everyone gets excited about the changing leaves and cooler temperatures. But for me, Fall only means one thing: cold and flu season. This year is no different, and the dreaded cold monster found me yet again. Unfortunately for me, my cough seems to be of the unproductive, spasmodic variety. Once it starts, I might cough uncontrollably for several minutes until I can calm it down with liquids or a cough drop. I don’t know […]

Posted November 22, 2016 by Julie in Health, TopPosts, / 16 Comments
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How to Cycle your Social Media Shares for FREE with RecurPost

How to Cycle your Social Media Shares for FREE with RecurPost

I recently learned about RecurPost.com, and so far it seems to be the only free option for a huge library of posts. It did take me some tinkering to set up my Twitter recurring posts, so I thought I’d do a quick tutorial on how to set up your social media shares using the RecurPost platform. For this tutorial, I’m setting up shares for my Facebook Page. Edited to add: The free version is up to 100 items in your library. That’s a whole lot, but it isn’t infinite. Still, it is way more than the other options out there. Using […]

Posted November 1, 2016 by Julie in TopPosts, Website and Blogging, / 5 Comments
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What to do if you get Separated in Public

What to do if you get Separated in Public

Planning a family trip is fun and exciting. The whole family gets to go somewhere different and experience a new activity. This event could even be something you and your family look forward to for weeks. But then something you weren’t expecting happens: someone wanders off and gets lost! Over the Labor Day holiday when I visited my parents, we decided to all go to the zoo. This was four adults and two dependents (my toddler, and my Grandma). I list my Grandma as a dependent and not an adult because, well, she’s about as bad as a toddler. There […]

Posted October 17, 2016 by Julie in Family, Parenting, TopPosts, / 5 Comments
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What I’ll miss about having a Nanny and what I’m looking forward to with Daycare

What I’ll miss about having a Nanny and what I’m looking forward to with Daycare

Having a person care for my child in my own home as been absolutely wonderful. When we were deciding whether to hire a nanny or take our baby to a daycare center, there were so many factors we considered. An in-home nanny/babysitter type situation was perfect for us, and  I will miss it now that it is coming to an end. My nanny gave her notice, and today is her last day. I thought it would be fitting to reflect on our time together and the peace of mind she provided. Sure, it hasn’t been easy to having a stranger […]

Posted October 14, 2016 by Julie in Parenting, TopPosts, Working Mom, / 30 Comments
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How to Transition a Toddler from a Crib to a Big Kid Bed, even if you’re not ready

How to Transition a Toddler from a Crib to a Big Kid Bed, even if you’re not ready

Every night there are tears. Every night a battle. I find myself repeating the same phrases. “Please go to sleep,” I say pleading. “Lay down” and “stop jumping” I beg, as I am worried he may hurt himself. I may not want to admit it, but it is time. My son has informed me that he no longer intends to sleep in his crib, and now I must face a scary milestone: transitioning my toddler from his crib to a bed. Crib to Toddler Bed Transition This is a scary milestone, isn’t it? Taking a child from a confined safe place like […]

Posted October 10, 2016 by Julie in Parenting, TopPosts, , / 50 Comments
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