Earth Day Toddler and Preschooler Crafts

Earth Day Toddler and Preschooler Crafts

We are so excited that spring is here! The flowers are blooming and the Earth is looking lovely. So we wanted to share some fun kid crafts we can all try to celebrate Earth Day and spring! Earth Day Paper Plate Toddler Craft I love doing paper plate crafts with my toddler! They are always easy ’cause that’s how I roll and he enjoys them. Supplies: Paper Plates Blue and green or tissue paper Scissors () Glue Newspaper or packing paper for a mess-free workspace Steps: We did this one as a two-part project. First, we cut up green and […]

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The Working Mom Childcare-Conference Puzzle

The Working Mom Childcare-Conference Puzzle

We already know that working moms have a lot to juggle and meeting career goals while caring for a young child has a unique set of challenges. Being the primary caretaker of my child since my husband is often away on duty, my ability to travel for work-related conferences or even client projects is very limited. Having to find additional childcare arrangements is complicated and adds a financial burden that my company is not responsible for. This means I forgo many opportunities or opt for internet-based conferences or local events with daycare-friendly hours. Today I’m sharing an interview with Chapman University’s Patricia C. Lopes, […]

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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Milkology Breastfeeding Classes

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Milkology Breastfeeding Classes

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Stacey, who started a Lactation education business called Milkology! You know I believe that breastfeeding moms will hugely behefit from the aid of a lactation consultant, and I feel the same way about taking breastfeeding classes while pregnant. I’m glad I did!   Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Hello!  My name is Stacey Stewart and I live in Charleston, SC with my husband and 3 kids. I’m a Certified Lactation Educator (CLE) […]

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The Best Educational Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers

The Best Educational Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Older toddlers and preschoolers are in a very special part of their lives – everything is a toy, it is always playtime, and everywhere is an opportunity to learn.  Being this age is so much fun, and learning through play is the best way to build young minds. Giving toddlers and preschoolers educational toys also keeps them occupied longer as these are active toys that engage their imaginations and they don’t get bored as quickly as with passive toys. So not only is the little one learning and benefiting, mom gets a break, too. Win-win! Here are some wonderful educational […]

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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, , / 6 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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