Practicing Self-Care in a New Way, an Essential Oils Review

Practicing Self-Care in a New Way, an Essential Oils Review

2017 appears to have a motto for everyone: practice self-care! Have you noticed this as well? More than ever before, self-care ideas and encouragement is everywhere as well as reminders that we moms need to remember ourselves, too. I love this, and I’m jumping on that bandwagon as well. I really let 2016 get me down and didn’t take good care of myself. After my most recent bug which resulted in breathing issues and a fun trip to the doctor complete with a nebulizer breathing treatment, I realized just how much my own health matters. Yes, I focus all my energy […]

Posted February 27, 2017 by Julie in Health, Reviews, / 3 Comments
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Never Lose Hope with Unexplained Infertility

Never Lose Hope with Unexplained Infertility

  People visit a fertility clinic for answers as to why they can’t get pregnant or carry a pregnancy to term. While up to 80% of these people, after initial testing, will receive a diagnosis and treatment plan, approximately 20% will be diagnosed with unexplained infertility. This can be incredibly frustrating, but isn’t a reason to give up, it usually just means you have to look further for the answer. Unexplained Infertility Challenges the Fertility Clinic to Look Further for the Answer Approximately 80-90% of people visiting a fertility clinic because they are unable to conceive or carry a pregnancy […]

Posted February 22, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Pregnancy, / 2 Comments
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Best Baby Toys For Brain Development

Best Baby Toys For Brain Development

The best toys for brain development for your child will vary depending on their age. Brain toys for babies help them find new ways to develop their senses. As babies become toddlers, they can use more toys than they did when they were infants. You will notice that your child’s play includes make-believe and sorting objects. They can use some of the same toys they did as infants but in new ways. Best Toys For Brain Development (1, 2, & 3-Year-Olds)   Brain Development Toys for a 1-Year-Old   By the time your baby is a year old, he or […]

Posted February 15, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 1 Comment
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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 […]

Posted February 13, 2017 by Julie in Parenting, TopPosts, / 9 Comments
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5 Drinks that will help you Lose Weight

5 Drinks that will help you Lose Weight

Are you a busy mother and have no time for following a diet plan or heading out to the gym? Fret not! All you need for losing weight is some will-power, resistance to junk food and a few drinks as a part of your daily routine. While diet, exercise and a healthy lifestyle improve one’s health and fitness, beverages also play a significant role in a person’s weight loss journey. The right kind of drinks speed your weight loss process and improve your metabolism whereas taking excessive sugary and caffeinated drinks will spoil all your weight loss efforts too. Beverages […]

Posted February 8, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, / 1 Comment
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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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Gratitude and Goals February 2017 #GratitudeGoals

Gratitude and Goals February 2017 #GratitudeGoals

Gratitude and Goals My Gratitude: I was healthy for most of January! Unfortunately, cold and flu season got me again this week. But that was the longest stretch I have been healthy since the season started. So I’ll take that win ha. I made progress on my blogging goals this past month, starting with the switch to ConvertKit (and totally geeking out over the features and things I can do now). I have also made some landing pages – one for my main opt-in, and created a new one. New post coming next week that contains the opt-in! The plan […]

Posted February 3, 2017 by Julie in Gratitude Goals Linky, / 2 Comments
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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, / 1 Comment
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How to Prevent Crying When Baby is Put Down

How to Prevent Crying When Baby is Put Down

For an already tired mother, dealing with a crying baby can be exhausting. If your baby cries when put down consistently, you’re probably ready to try nearly anything to break the habit. Luckily, there are plenty of tried and true options for dealing with this situation, helping your child, and regaining your sanity in the process. Strategies for Babies Crying When Put Down Know You’re Not Alone It’s incredibly common for infants and toddlers to have a strong attachment to parents, especially mothers. Infants will need some time to feel comfortable with detaching from their mother. Because they are helpless without […]

Posted January 25, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 3 Comments
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Organizing for Your Lifestyle, Bust Clutter Once and for All

Organizing for Your Lifestyle, Bust Clutter Once and for All

Organizing and decluttering – that’s been on my goals list for a while, and yet life keeps coming at me and making that goal slip on the priorities list. I’m sure you’re in the same boat, because if we were all super organized with decluttered, magazine-quality homes, there wouldn’t be so many books about organizing and decluttering. Organizing for your Lifestyle Review I was given the opportunity to receive a free copy of and share my honest review with my lovely readers, so here we go, all honesty. The book has a lot of golden nuggets, but they are not […]

Posted January 24, 2017 by Julie in Home, Organize, Reviews, / 2 Comments
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