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Oil Cleansing Method

Oil Cleansing Method

I’ve had horrible skin most of my life. I was the quintessential “pizza faced” teenager. I thought growing older would mean I wouldn’t have to buy zit cream anymore. But instead, I ended up just having to buy eye wrinkle cream with my zit cream. I’ve been to countless dermatologists, been put on a variety [...]

Tips for Soothing Your Teething Child

Tips for Soothing Your Teething Child

Teething. Not fun for little ones, not fun for parents and unfortunately, just can’t be avoided! My daughter is just about two, and her canine teeth are currently coming through – they are definitely the worst so far! Her gums are swollen, she gets the occasional diaper rash and she is very whiney lately. I [...]

30 Day Clean Eating Challenge and Tips!

30 Day Clean Eating Challenge and Tips!

I’m sure most mamas can relate to how I was feeling a few months after giving birth to my second son. To help in losing the baby weight, I was breastfeeding, *trying* to eat fairly healthy and making it to the gym only on occasion. But caring for a toddler and an infant doesn’t leave [...]

Brody’s Favorite Books - Age 3

Brody’s Favorite Books – Age 3

Our little guy has always been a reader. When he was a baby and I was a SAHM, I would read books to him before every nap and before bed to try to establish a bedtime routine. We’d read in his room, with him on the Boppy pillow looking at me (or more likely the [...]

Penny Wise: Grocery Shopping From Home

Penny Wise: Grocery Shopping From Home

As a working mama, I’m always looking for ways to spend more time with my kiddos. I miss so much of their day while at work, so it’s important to me to spend as much time with them as I can in the evenings and on the weekends. Unfortunately, busy mamas still have to cook, [...]

N’s Favorite Books - Age 3 1/2

N’s Favorite Books – Age 3 1/2

I love books. They have always been a great escape for me. Even before I had kids, I looked forward to sharing my love of reading with my babies. From the time N was little, he had books. I loved board books for him because he could explore with them, ‘read’ them, play with them, [...]

Penny Wise: Before You Shop

Penny Wise: Before You Shop

Having a well thought out and planned grocery shop for me is absolutely key to saving money AND it helps my weekly shopping trip run smoothly. That is something that I strive for, knowing I’ll be toting two or three little ones around with me. Here are a few tricks that I use to get [...]

Penny Wise: Save Money with Some Organization

Penny Wise: Save Money with Some Organization

I am a very busy mama of three little girls. I am also a full time student and I’m about to begin my two years in nursing school. With that said, we are relying on one income to support our family of five, so every little penny counts. Before my third baby came along, I [...]

5 Rules for Respecting my Body

5 Rules for Respecting my Body

Every parent my husband and I admire agrees that the key to successful discipline is having a few rules that are very clear and are consistently enforced. So I made a set of rules for myself that I hope will set me on the path to passing on a healthy body image to my daughter. [...]

Tips for Taking your Little Ones to the Beach

Tips for Taking your Little Ones to the Beach

This summer as a mama of two (a 29-month-old son and an eight-week-old daughter) I have become somewhat of a pro at taking my little ones to the beach. My in-laws recently bought a house near the ocean and our family has taken complete advantage of this amazing piece of property. I have found myself [...]