The Best Homeschooling Advice For Beginners

I was reading an article the other day and in it they were talking about how 40% of parents are “very likely” to do at home schooling with their children in the fall. It got me thinking, with so many parents ready to take the plunge in teaching their children at home, what are some things they will need help with? I was homeschooled through half of junior high and all of high school. It worked out wonderfully for me because I have ADHD. When I started noticing my son displaying some of the same traits I did, I knew…

How To Raise Anti-Racist Kids – Resources and Advice

As my family and I actively work to become anti-racist I realize the struggle that other white parents may be having. My son struggled with speech delay and still lacks important communication skills. I’ve struggled with teaching him about racism…

How To Build A Summer Schedule To Entertain Kids

Summer has arrived and while school has just ended our kids have been home for weeks. I can already tell based on the memes that are being shared there are a lot of moms who are just turning on Netflix…

ABC Mouse – What Parents Need To Know

About 6 months ago I was looking for a preschool curriculum to help me teach my then 4 year old son. While he was doing great with numbers, letters, and colors, he was still working on shapes. In my research…

Cool Toys for Boys that are Silent

The moment you have a child your entire life seems to just fill up with noise. Between all the noises that come out of your child and all the noises their toys make, you are surrounded by noise. Lucky for…

How To Teach Children About Money – Age By Age Guide

What is your relationship with money? Does it drive your every move, or come and go without a care? How you manage money now is a strong indicator of how your children will manage their own finances one day. I…

9 Super Fun Outdoor Toys For Kids

With Spring and Summer fast approaching I decided to take a look at some options for outdoor play. I want to make sure that we get as much backyard play in as we can this year. It help to boost…

Easy Iced Coffee With No Hard To Get Syrups

I’m a sucker for iced coffee drinks. For the longest time I would grab my Venti Iced Caramel Macchiato every morning before work. It became like clockwork, summer or winter. Then one day I went through the math of it all. Five iced coffee drinks a week for a year straight was about $312 a year. It’s not much and it wasn’t like I couldn’t afford it. However, $312 on top of lunch purchases, and a night out once a week ended up being a lot of money I was spending unnecessarily. So I set out to find a coffee…

40+ Chicken Sheet Pan Recipes

I’ve been on a sheet pan dinner kick for a while now and chicken dishes are one of my favorites to make. I went looking and asking other bloggers for their best sheet pan recipes so I could try out…

Italian Sausage Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

We are big fans of squash in our house. One stuffed spaghetti squash will fill us up easily. While I typically use a different type of stuffing for my spaghetti squash this time I decided to try something different.  What…

12 Perfect Vegetable Sheet Pan Recipes

I’ve been on a sheet pan recipe kick lately because it’s so easy to make, clean up, and a filling way to feed a family. These vegetable sheet pan recipes work as side dishes or main dishes and are delicious.…

10 Sheet Pan Breakfast Recipes You Must Try

Easy breakfast recipes are a must have these days. It doesn’t get any easier than sheet pan breakfasts. Sheet pan breakfasts are easy to assemble, bake, and enjoy. What I like the most about sheet pan breakfasts is you can…

Easy Cast Iron Sweet Potato Hash

I don’t often cook breakfast but when I do I usually do some sort of big healthy breakfast that ticks all the breakfast boxes. Like my Cast Iron Sweet Potato Hash. This easy to prepare breakfast can even be prepped…

Dalgona Coffee Variations To Use Up Your Instant Coffee

Alright, I’m going to be flat out honest here. I avoided the Dalgona coffee craze for weeks and it finally got the best of me. The results were not what I expected, but I came up with a couple of…

Best Farmhouse Beach Bedding Sets For Your Bedroom

We all desire a relaxing retreat in our bedrooms and farmhouse beach decor is a beautiful and relaxing decor that’s perfect for bedrooms. When done right your room is turned into a beach side cottage. If you don’t live near the beach you can turn on ocean sounds on an app and instantly escape.  In today’s post I’m going to give you some decorating tips for your bedroom. I’m also going to share some beautiful bedding sets that will turn your room into a beach cottage resort.  What Is Farmhouse Beach Decor? Farmhouse beach decor is a mix of the…

How To Create A Home Office Anywhere In Your Home

You’ve been working from home for awhile now. As much as you love sitting on a laptop in your living room, the office clutter is making it hard for you to enjoy your home life after work. While working from…

12 Beautiful Romantic Bedroom Ideas

Our lives can be hectic and busy with children, jobs, and responsibilities. Shouldn’t you and your spouse have a romantic bedroom to retreat to every night? We all know that for many women our environment can be a determining factor…

Farmhouse Coastal Living Room Shopping Guide

Blending two different styles of decor can be tricky but it often produces some really beautiful results. Bohemian can blend well with modern when done right. Eclectic blends well with industrial. Farmhouse and industrial. The list goes on. One blending…

How to Declutter Your Home Fast

Does it feel like clutter has taken over your life? Is corner, ledge, and counter top in your home filled with clutter? Do you sometimes feel like grabbing your garbage can and just throwing away everything in your clutter hot…

Coastal Farmhouse Kitchen Shopping Guide

Imagine this, you are standing in your clean kitchen with your windows open. You hear calming waves, smell the crisp salt water in the air, feel a warm breeze on your skin. Relaxing isn’t it. What if I told you…

The Best Products To Organize Your Entire Home

If there is one thing that drives me crazy about working from home, it’s that I see just how disorganized my home really is. So in an effort to get more organized, I’ve put together an ultimate list of home…

How To Have A Grateful Mindset

It can be pretty difficult nowadays to have a grateful mindset. Fact is the world just seems like it’s falling apart around us right now. 2020 has been a difficult year for a lot of people and to be honest, it’s been taxing on my own life. I started out this year with a lot of hope that this was going to be an amazing year. Instead we’ve been stuck inside for pretty much the entire year so far. Now we make the choice to stay home, we’re extremely lucky to own our own businesses that already have us working…

Daily Self Care With Self Love Languages

I recently read a blog post on what’s quickly becoming my favorite self care blog, Blessing Manifesting. The blog post talks about how you can get self care by doing activities that relate to your own love languages. The self…

When Getting Dressed Is Self Care

It’s time to be a bit honest here. For the past two years I’ve been struggling. My depression has taken over my life and I stopped truly taking care of myself. Sure I read, I binge watch TV shows, I…

We Went Vegan For 6 Months – What You Should Know

About a year ago my husband and I watched a couple of documentaries and made the decision to try eating only plant based food. After about 21 days I was feeling great and wrote this post here. I figured it’s…

How to Plan a Staycation – Plan a Vacation at Home

Lucky me my side gig doesn’t have anything for me this week. Which means it’s the perfect time for a staycation. I will not be leaving my house for anything. As I planned some personal time and self care I…

How Your Husband Can Be Your Best Friend

A few years back I read an article and a response article about why your husband should and shouldn’t be your best friend. Well I’m on the side of should be and today I want to show you why and…

2020 Printable Self Care Calendars

Self care is more than just a beauty routine. Self care is taking care of your whole self. Taking care of your mental health and physical health should be a daily priority and these self care calendars and planners help…

How To Create Your Perfect Audience For Your Blog

The first step that you should be focused on when you go to build an online business is creating your perfect audience. While it’s common to believe that you need to appeal to a broad audience this tactic doesn’t actually work in the long run and can leave you feeling burnt out. The key to finding success in your business is by making sure you are really connecting with your audience. This takes intimate knowledge of who you are trying to reach. Today I’m going to help you figure out your ideal audience and how to apply that to your…

How I Use Tailwind To Drive Over 250,000 Pageviews A Month

Pinterest is a popular topic among bloggers for sure. However, Pinterest requires a bit of testing to see what best works for you.  I’m personally a big believer in using Tailwind but I know of other bloggers who swear by…

Is Guest Blogging Worth It? What Bloggers Need To Know

Guest posting is often the go to method to building backlinks to your blog, or is it? The fact is guest posting doesn’t work like it did several years ago, so why are the experts still recommending it? Well that…

How I Made $30,000 in 18 Months With A Niche Blog

So you are interested in starting a niche blog to make money? Great. Let me tell you how I fell into a popular niche, did 10 or less hours worth of work each week, and made $30,000 in 18 months.…

How To Survive Financial Survival Mode

Financial survival mode is not like living on a budget and quite frankly feels like it’s one step away from complete financial ruin. I haven’t previously talked about that time in our lives because I’m not a financial advisor. However,…

Online Marketing During A Crisis

During a global crisis online marketing has to change. You cannot forget that there are big changes in the world and continue business as usual. You can either be the helper or the gouger. How you market during this time…

Work At Home Mom Schedule That Works For You

Working from home as a mom is essentially a stay at home working mom. You aren’t quite a working mom because you are still doing all the things that a stay at home mom does. You aren’t just a stay…

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