Mother’s Day Giveaway: Win a Magic Canvas

Mother’s Day Giveaway: Win a Magic Canvas

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 you. Should you make a purchase, I will earn a commission at no additional charge to you.   Welcome to our Mother’s Day Giveaway #1. There will be a giveaway #2 later haha. Today I’m teaming up with PlaSmart to share this lovely gift they sent me to check out and share with you. I knew my son would love […]

Posted April 27, 2018 by Julie in Giveaways, / 3 Comments
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10+ Tips to Survive Separation Anxiety in Babies and Toddlers

10+ Tips to Survive Separation Anxiety in Babies and Toddlers

How to deal with Separation Anxiety in Babies and Toddlers   I know you might feel trapped when your baby wails every time you try to step away. Yes, it is rough. Yes, it makes you want to cry when your toddler is screaming for you to stay when you need to do daycare drop off and make it to work on time. But know that separation anxiety is a natural and temporary stage in child development.  Try some of these suggestions to help you and your family survive this separation anxiety period more comfortably. Understand Separation Anxiety What is […]

Posted April 25, 2018 by Julie in Parenting, TopPosts, Working Mom, / 2 Comments
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Time Calculator: How Much Free Time Do You Really Have?

Time Calculator: How Much Free Time Do You Really Have?

Do you Know How Much Free Time You Really Have?   If you’re like most people (myself included – I get it), you’ve probably convinced yourself that you don’t have enough time. Whether it’s time to start a new business, set new fitness goals, *cough* clean the house… we often give up before we even start because we believe it’s just not possible to fit into our busy lives. I get it. Mom life is Busy with a capital B. But, if you sit down and really look at your schedule, you’d be surprised at just how much time you really do […]

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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Anchored Wishes Gifts

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Anchored Wishes Gifts

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Samantha of Anchored Wishes Gifts.   Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? Hello! My name is Samantha Marshall. I am a veteran and mom of 2 little ones. Two years ago my family and I relocated to the northeast. At the time, I was working remotely and was pregnant with my second child. The company I was working for decided to restructure and […]

Posted April 23, 2018 by Julie in Work, , / 0 Comments
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Inspiring Gift Ideas for Teachers, Nannies, or Babysitters to make them smile

Inspiring Gift Ideas for Teachers, Nannies, or Babysitters to make them smile

Another school year is ending soon and let’s not forget that Teacher Appreciation Week is the first week in May. Here are some fun ideas for gifts for your child’s teacher, nanny, or babysitter. We can’t forget these important people in our lives and in our children’s life.   Humorous Gifts for Teachers and Nannies Caring for children can be quite frustrating, and can lead to some funny stories.   Who doesn’t love a fun teacher mug?         Can’t go wrong with a coloring book for someone who colors so much with your child, right?   Relaxing Gifts for […]

Posted April 20, 2018 by Julie in Gift Guides, / 3 Comments
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Full Life Cube founder and author Teresa Dumadag

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Full Life Cube founder and author Teresa Dumadag

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Ms. Teresa’s Dumadag who is a coach for working moms! She is launching her book,  which is FREE on April 18-19, 2018. Through this book project, Ms. Teresa’s Dumadag aims to inspire and help mothers who are considering to make a career transition but are afraid or feel trapped in their full-time jobs. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started?   Hi! I’m Teresa. I’m the President […]

Posted April 18, 2018 by Julie in Working Mom, / 0 Comments
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Easy Overnight Breakfast and Brunch Recipes you can Wake Up to this Mother’s Day

Easy Overnight Breakfast and Brunch Recipes you can Wake Up to this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day does not usually mean a day off for mom, but it should! At least we should be allowed to sleep in and wake up to a delicious breakfast that we didn’t have to prepare, am I right? If you’re asking yourself “how can mom wake up to brunch already cooked?” then this roundup is for YOU! Here are some great recipes for overnight breakfasts that you can prep the night before and enjoy the next morning, well-rested. Don’t forget to text these to your husband 😉 You know you’ll love these easy overnight breakfast and brunch recipes you […]

Posted April 16, 2018 by Julie in Family, Food, TopPosts, , , / 5 Comments
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Why Decluttering is Good for your Home and You [Infographic]

Why Decluttering is Good for your Home and You [Infographic]

It’s spring cleaning time so I know many of us have some goals to make our homes look nicer.  I know I have a huge issue with clutter and since we recently moved and still have boxes of stuff we don’t have a place for. After a while, I get blind to it all. If you have any decluttering goals, give this infographic a read. Great points on how to declutter in smaller steps. And keep reading for a super amazing announcement!   Infographic by EZ Living Interiors. The Best Homemaking Tools   If I’m being honest, I haven’t always felt […]

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Autism Awareness Month Book Focusing on Welcoming Special Needs Children

Autism Awareness Month Book Focusing on Welcoming Special Needs Children

April is Autism Awareness Month and we did a special story time at home to help educate my little one on being inclusive and playing nicely with all children. I received a complimentary copy of this book as part of the campaign to raise awareness. The book we read is called . This title is about a little girl named Princess Penelope, and her playdate with a classmate with autism spectrum disorder. The purpose of this campaign is to create awareness on inclusivity and welcoming special needs children in our community. This book is geared towards both families and parents of special needs […]

Posted April 10, 2018 by Julie in Parenting, Reviews, / 1 Comment
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Butter Angels Handcrafted Skin Care

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Butter Angels Handcrafted Skin Care

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with military entrepreneur Rolande Sumner who started a business called Butter Angels Handcrafted Skin Care. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I’m a US Army veteran, a mom, and a wife. During my military service, I decided to create my own natural skin care to address my dry skin. After many years of trial, error, education, and mentorship, I developed highly effective products made […]

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