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How to use Google Calendar to organize your busy working mom life

How to use Google Calendar to organize your busy working mom life

Your life is busy, and your mind is a whirlwind of information. You are doing your best to keep it all straight, but things fall through the cracks. You are looking for some working mom organization tips to organize your busy life. I hear you! That’s why I’m sharing some of my (not very complicated) busy mom organization tips. I have learned that trying to remember all things and simply relying on your memory is not enough, and the use of friendly tools is required to organize my working mom life. The tool of my choice? Google Calendar.  Why I […]

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How to have a Well Ordered Kitchen

How to have a Well Ordered Kitchen

Some homemakers have a magic touch when it comes to organizing their homes and especially their kitchens. If you are like me, not a great homemaker, then we need tools to help us fake it. Like the Well-Ordered Kitchen Planner. If your kitchen is anything like mine, it may look like this: Piles of paper – books, newspaper, magazines, coupons, junk mail – ugh Printed recipes from various sites that you sometimes remember to look through Kitchen supplies that you confiscated from the toddler (stolen from the kitchen drawers you can’t easily lock) laid around up high where he can’t reach […]

Posted April 19, 2017 by Julie in Home, Organize, TopPosts, / 6 Comments
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How I streamline my busy life as a working mom with these time-saving tips

How I streamline my busy life as a working mom with these time-saving tips

Work, take care of your family, sleep (yea, right), repeat. Wearer of many hats, and not all that fit just right, moms are busy. So busy. But we have to get it all done, whether we like it or not. Whether our mommy brains cooperate, or not. Easy, time-saving tips for working moms But we can make things easier on ourselves and our busy schedules by finding ways to streamline and simplify our tasks. Read on for some of my time-saving tips and how I streamline my busy life as a working mom.   Streamline your busy mom life: Automate all the […]

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How I practice self-care on my commute

How I practice self-care on my commute

Working moms who work outside the home envy those who work from home most over one particular item: their lack of commute. If your commute is anything like mine, you’re probably super stressed by the time you even arrive at work in the morning. Oh, how I would love to see teleportation invented already, so I don’t have to drive to and from work on a daily basis. I waste spend about 3 hours on average every day on the road, thanks to the wonder that is Houston traffic. How is a busy mom to cope with such a long commute? […]

Posted April 5, 2017 by Julie in TopPosts, Working Mom, / 1 Comment
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7 Tips To Tame a Toddler Tantrum

7 Tips To Tame a Toddler Tantrum

How to Tame a Toddler Tantrum Toddler tantrums are scary, and sometimes there’s so much crying and screaming going on, you don’t know who’s making more noise — you or your child. It’s a whirlwind ride in which you live in fear of someone one-third your size. If you haven’t experienced a toddler tantrum yet, here’s the lowdown on what happens. Your child can be incredibly sweet and happy one moment, and in the next breath turn into a raving lunatic. The worst part is even if you see a tantrum brewing, it can be too late to contain it. […]

Posted April 3, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, TopPosts, / 0 Comments
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How to Hide a Pinterest Image in your Blog Post

How to Hide a Pinterest Image in your Blog Post

I get it.  Pinterest images are HUGE. And sometimes they just don’t look that great in your post. Would you rather hide Pinterest images in your blog posts?   Images that are Pinterest-optimized are big and tall and beautiful, but they do take up a lot of visual space in your blog post. This isn’t always a problem, especially when you use these images to break up text and have the blog visually skimmable. I sometimes put my largest image, or one of them if I have several Pinnable images, at the bottom of the post. Like I did with […]

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Easy Toddler Activity: Pouch Cap Color Match

Easy Toddler Activity: Pouch Cap Color Match

Toddlers are such curious creatures. Full of energy, everything they see is a toy, and they soak up their surroundings like a sponge. They are at a perfect age to try new activities to enrich their minds, practice their skills, and learn something new. This busy working mom is always on the look out for simple, and I mean simple activities I can do with my toddler on weekends. Something fun to teach him a new skill or concept, but easy for me to put together. This past weekend I came up with one such idea. I have been hoarding […]

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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 […]

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How to Create a Monthly Budget Like a Boss (with Printable)

How to Create a Monthly Budget Like a Boss (with Printable)

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 […]

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The Ultimate List of Free Baby Stuff for New Moms

The Ultimate List of Free Baby Stuff for New Moms

Congratulations! You’re expecting or just had a new baby. You’re exhausted, but so happy, right? There’s so much to do, a lot of planning involved, and tons of supplies you need to collect. New Moms certainly have a lot on our plates. It certainly helps to have access to freebies and great information. Check out this list of freebies for new moms and see if anything interests you. Free Baby Stuff for Expecting and New Moms I have compiled a list of free items, some free trials, some that may require paying shipping and handling (S&H), some that require participation […]

Posted January 30, 2017 by Julie in Parenting, TopPosts, / 2 Comments
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