7 Awesome Gifts for Teen Boys

Cool gifts for teenage boys 2019 Buying presents for teen boys can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Past the point of toys and mundane stuff.  Yet not quite adults.  Cash is still king, but if you’re looking for something else, try these.   This post contains affiliate links. I will earn a Read More

Our All-Time Favorite Book for Tween Girls

There are so many books for tween girls. Some are great, some are awful.  This is our favorite. The tween years are a tough age.  Not teens, not really little, not so cute anymore either.  They struggle to fit in.  Differences in development begin to really stand out. That’s why this book is our all-time Read More

How to Make Her an Amazing First Period Survival Kit

A first period kit is a must-have for tween and teen girls before they start menstruating. The sooner you have it ready the better.  Help them feel better for that time of the month This post contains affiliate links. I will earn a commission at no additional charge to you if you make a purchase Read More

7 Best Time-Saving Hacks for Busy Moms

Here are my best tools and hacks for busy moms. So here’s the question I get asked more than anything. “How do you do it all? You take care of your grandmother around the clock. You homeschool the kids. Run the house. Now a blog.” Update: I’m no longer a caregiver or homeschooler. And so Read More

Why You Need to Make Those Doctor Appointments Now!

How do you feel lately? Are you run down? Tired? Is stress getting to you? I bet you’ve gotten a check-up for your loved one? What about you? When’s the last time you saw your doctor for a physical? For an eye exam? What about the dentist?  Make those doctor appointments now! I’ll wait. It’s Read More

Series: What Have You Done for Yourself Lately? #1

So last week, when I rolled out the series, What Have You Done For Yourself Lately?, I promised myself and you that I would do something to begin taking better care of myself. I promised I would report back to you and tell you what worked, what didn’t and how it all felt. As a Read More

6 Tips for Raising Kids While Caregiving Full-time

So you’re raising kids and a full-time caregiver. Welcome to the club. Feeling like you just signed your life away? Just when the kids are getting older and time is more flexible, here you are right back in the thick of it. Parenting is hard.  Caregiving is hard.  Doing both at the same time has Read More

Why Can’t You Just Sleep in Your Own Damn Bed?

Kids just never want to sleep! You know the routine. You read a story or sing a song. You put out a glass of water. You put on the night-light. You hug and kiss them. Tell them you love them. You tuck the covers just right. And then it happens. Every damn night. They don’t Read More