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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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Mountains of Motivation

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Mountains of Motivation

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Daniele, a Beachbody coach calling her biz Mountains of Motivation. She also is a teacher!  We met on Instagram. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I am a full-time working toddler mom and wife. I was really overwhelmed after having my second child. I had a negative attitude about my body, my attitude, and relationships, and just myself in general. I began to […]

Posted March 26, 2018 by Julie in Work, / 0 Comments
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2018 Spring/Mother’s Day Gift Guide & Giveaways!

2018 Spring/Mother’s Day Gift Guide & Giveaways!

The Social Media Warriors have come together to build an amazing guide of Spring Essentials! We hope that you’ll enjoy it and come back for new products and giveaways that will be posted throughout this beautiful time of year! Our Warriors that have been working so hard include Kaycee at My Crafty Zoo and Julie at Fab Working Mom Life. Please note that I may be compensated for sharing some items on my gift guides, but opinions and the decision to feature the items are my own! Affiliate links are used in this gift guide to share these product ideas with […]

Posted March 23, 2018 by Julie in Gift Guides, Giveaways, Sponsored, , / 4 Comments
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Black Streak Kitchen (Cook with Comics) Family Cooking Classes

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Black Streak Kitchen (Cook with Comics) Family Cooking Classes

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and entrepreneurs about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Black Streak Entertainment.   Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? We are Terry and Justin Raimey and we run Black Streak Entertainment. We’ve always been fans of comics and animation, so we decided to start our own brand within that space. As kids growing up in the 90’s we wrote our own stories, created characters, and drew our own comics, so establishing Black […]

Posted March 20, 2018 by Julie in Family, Food, Work, / 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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Easter Crafts and Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Easter Crafts and Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Springtime is so great for exploring and learning about the world around us. It is finally warming up. It is finally bright and beautiful. So we want to play with bright and fun colors in our toddler and preschooler activities. And of course, everything Easter is bright and fun. Here are some fun and easy Easter activities to do with your kids, and at the end, I’ve included a roundup of more ideas from my friends around the interwebz.   Chromatography Coffee Filter Easter Eggs Supplies: Scissors Water Small cups or containers How to play: Cut your coffee filters into […]

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Why Working Moms Can Benefit from Online Relationship Counseling

Why Working Moms Can Benefit from Online Relationship Counseling

*This is a sponsored post* As busy working women, it is so very easy to get carried away with all the trappings of “having it all”: kids, work, health and wellness, extracurriculars, parents, housekeeping – often, it feels like our romantic relationships and intimate lives come in last on the long list of priorities. Particularly as a mother, it can be difficult managing the kids, the house, parents, in-laws, friends…not to mention your other half.   Yet there are so many compelling reasons why we should flip our priorities to make sure romance, intimacy, and pleasure, be it with our […]

Posted March 14, 2018 by Julie in Health, Sponsored, / 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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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Komae- the Babysitting Exchange App

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Komae- the Babysitting Exchange App

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Audrey Wallace & Amy Husted who started an app to help moms, called Komae.   Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I have a working-mom confession. Last year I loaded up my kids to take them to school on the first day back after Christmas break. The problem was, the lights were off and the doors were locked because school didn’t actually start until the […]

Posted March 12, 2018 by Julie in Parenting, Work, Working Mom, / 0 Comments
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The Best Tips for Working Moms from Working Moms

The Best Tips for Working Moms from Working Moms

Wearer of many hats. Juggler of all the schedules. Taskmaster. Expert on the flamingo pose while holding a squirmy infant.  You are a working mom, and the world is on your shoulders. Mothers are great employees because of our attention of detail, dedication, and family values, but we do have a lot of information and tasks to keep up with, and it isn’t feasible to be at 100% everywhere. I have rounded up the best tips written by other working moms to help working moms in our struggles, our daily lives, to help us master our to-do lists gracefully. Working Moms […]

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