Category: Guest Posts

Why you need to think about Retirement Planning right away as a Working Mom

Why you need to think about Retirement Planning right away as a Working Mom

Retirement Planning for Working Moms Being a mom is a full-time job. A full-time job is also a full-time job. Clearly then, working moms are busy. One area that is easy for a busy mom to overlook is retirement planning. That’s unfortunate because retirement can be a very enjoyable experience if proper care is taken to ensure you are ready. Here are a few things you can do to help ensure that you are on track for an enjoyable retirement: Start Saving Early The amount of time you give yourself to prepare for retirement has a significant impact on how […]

Posted April 2, 2018 by Julie in Finances, Guest Posts, / 0 Comments
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5 Healthy Habits You Should Make Your Kids Learn

5 Healthy Habits You Should Make Your Kids Learn

5 Healthy Habits to Teach your Kids As a parent, you pass more than inherited qualities down to your kids. Children get your habits as well — both healthy and unhealthy. Show your children you think about them by teaching them these amazing lifetime healthy habits. These habits are really beneficial for your children’s mind, body, and soul. Habit 1: Have breakfast on time Having breakfast early in the morning every day may help them continue this habit when they get older. Breakfast is crucial for your children to have a good day at school. Show them that a healthy […]

Posted March 19, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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Fun Spring Activities to Help Your Child Develop Motor Skills

Fun Spring Activities to Help Your Child Develop Motor Skills

Spring has sprung, and your energetic toddler or preschooler is ready to play in the warming weather!  Both of you have been cooped up inside all winter, staying warm but contained.  With the temperature on the rise, more activities for toddlers and young children present themselves.  Why not take advantage of it to help them develop their fine motor skills? Fine motor skills refer to the more concentrated efforts we make to maneuver through everyday life.  Some of the most important tasks that require fine motor skills include writing and using flatware for eating, so strengthening the muscles that perform […]

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Benefits of Massage for Infants and New Mothers

Benefits of Massage for Infants and New Mothers

Massage therapy has proven benefits when we talk about neonatal care. Not only it is the newborn who needs special care for growth and development but also care needs to be taken of the new mother who is going through drastic changes both physically and emotionally. Many mothers and their newborns may have experienced some high-risks during pregnancies, and some may have gone through premature birth. There are even chances for infants to be born with some sickness. Thus there could be varied conditions that both child and mother would be going through and their situations vary. Massage therapies included […]

Posted March 5, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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How To Stay Organized When Working Full-Time

How To Stay Organized When Working Full-Time

  Being a working mom has become a norm in today’s society. Mothers that have children under 18 participate in the workforce at whopping 70% and over 75% of those working mothers work full time. The statistics on women working and earning degrees in higher education continues to rise every year, we’re basically taking over the world 😉 Having kids and working is a lot to manage. It can be overwhelming at times because you are constantly on go and it feels like it doesn’t slow down as the kids continue to grow. Being organized will help you stay sane and […]

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How to Stay Healthy as a Busy Working Mom

How to Stay Healthy as a Busy Working Mom

  To say we are busy moms these days is an understatement. Between the demand to make the Pinterest perfect lunches for our kids, make sure our house is decorated like Joanna Gaines, squeezing in time for those squats and eating healthy, and oh ya that pesky thing called a job, it’s amazing we manage to sleep. While most of us don’t sleep much and run on coffee and sticky kisses, there are ways to help find balance. Because if we are honest with ourselves, we know that balance and finding time for ourselves is not only a much needed […]

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Reasons Why Your Child Should Eat Ginger

Reasons Why Your Child Should Eat Ginger

4 Reasons Why Your Kid Should Eat Ginger   Home remedies have been used as an alternative form of treatment for many ailments for generations. However, keep in mind, even though most natural alternatives are safe for your child to consume, some are too potent for them to be considered safe. This is why it’s so important only to use those that are regularly tested and have been proved effective due to scientific studies. For example, ginger is one of the most common home remedies that can be used to treat a number of health conditions. In fact, it has […]

Posted February 12, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, / 4 Comments
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How to Keep Your Toddler Busy When It’s Too Cold to Go Outside

How to Keep Your Toddler Busy When It’s Too Cold to Go Outside

As a parent, winter break doesn’t feel like much of a break at all. But for parents of school-age kids, it’s a struggle that’s over in a matter of weeks. When you have toddlers and preschoolers, on the other hand, you have to find ways to keep them happy through to spring — which, when you’re in the depths of January, seems impossibly far away. But keeping your little ones entertained doesn’t have to mean bundling up to brave the cold or spending tons of money on outings. With technology, you can keep your young children entertained even when it’s […]

Posted February 8, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, , / 0 Comments
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How To Stay Organized With A Household Binder

How To Stay Organized With A Household Binder

    We use it almost every day.  We know where to find it.  We love how it keeps us organized.  What am I talking about?!  Our Household Binder of course 🙂 We established our Household Binder about 6 years ago and haven’t looked back since.  How we stayed organized without it is a question that still goes unanswered.  It has become such an incredible resource and gets used almost daily.  It has certainly evolved throughout the years from category tabs to the size of the binder, those change as our family needs change.   How To Stay Organized with a […]

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5 Things Working Moms Can do for Stress Relief

5 Things Working Moms Can do for Stress Relief

  If you feel your home environment is a bit stressed out lately and your children find you worried and irritated mostly, it’s good to give yourself a way to check on your stress and get some relief.  Here are five mom stress-busting tips which can help you. See which one of these is good according to your needs. The great part is that some of these can be done with your children so they would get to learn some of your stress management skills too! 5 Things Working Moms Can Do For Best Stress Relief You have to learn what […]

Posted January 31, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, Working Mom, / 3 Comments
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