This One Easy Life-Hack That Dramatically Lowers Your Power Bill, Helps Save The Environment & Puts Money Back In Your Pocket

Just for being a frugal mom & saving money on your energy bill: you can get paid!  That’s right, when you help lower the energy demands during peak hours you help prevent the energy companies from having to take drastic measures by turning on old, expensive and environmentally harmful generators.  This saves the utility company’s […]

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Man Denies PMS Exists: Women Everywhere Might Disagree Just A Little

I just saw over on Scary Mommy a pretty funny post about a guy who’s claiming PMS is all in your head and doesn’t really exist at all. Can you believe it? It was all in reference to his article over on  “A new article in Slate shows what happens when you take studies about […]

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It’s 2016, People! Why Is There Still A Pay Gap For Women?

  If you work in business, I’m sure you’ve overheard some things that were really just a matter of office politics. One of those things may or may not have related to how much your male colleagues make. And I’m willing to bet the answer to that question both shocked you and pissed you off. […]

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Ever have one of those days where you feel like you’re losing your mind? You’re starting to forget the simplest things, you’ve given up on actually looking presentable when you leave the house and live in yoga pants all day AND night. You catch yourself singing Disney songs in the car even when the kids aren’t […]

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How To Take A Shower With A Newborn In The House

I had a friend that stopped over every day after work when I had my son. She would sit with him for a few minutes while I took a shower. True story. Oh, and I did I mention that I totally miss those days? It’s hard to believe just how complicated the logistics of having […]

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7 Ways To Know You Have A Toddler

It’s sort of crazy to think that a little over two years ago, I had no kids. Fast forward to now and I can’t even begin to wrap my head around how much I’ve changed. Parenthood will do that to ya. And of course my son has changed too. He went from being a helpless […]

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The True Meaning of a Messy House

Do you ever feel like you can’t keep up. You know what I mean, I’m sure. The messes seem to multiply when you’re not looking. I can’t even tell you how often I look around and ask myself how we managed to make such a disaster so quickly. I’ve also jokingly told my husband on quite […]

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6 Things You Definitely Want To Say To Your Gynecologist

Alright, raise your hand if going to the gynecologist isn’t exactly your idea of a good time. I could totally think of hundreds of things I’d rather be doing, but once a year or so, you know how it goes. You show up for your obligatory annual exam and just sort of go with it. Maybe […]

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Check Out This Mom’s Awesome Goal For Parenting

Do you know what I don’t understand? Why so many people can’t mind their own business. After all, aren’t we all entitled to our own opinions? Yep! You would think so at least, but that doesn’t appear to be the case these days. We live in a time when too many people feel the need to […]

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20 Things All Dads Should Say To Their Little Girls

Were you a “daddy’s girl?” Are your little girls following closely in your footsteps? Dads are oh-so-very-important to little girls, both socially as well as emotionally. It’s amazing how much little girls pick up from daddy as well as from your relationship with their dad. Watching our moms and dads is how we first learn about […]

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20 Questions I Ask Myself While I’m Cleaning My Teenage Son’s Room

I’m sure you’ve seen the Febreeze commercial. Heck, I’ve seen it like a million times and I rarely even watch TV. Mom comes into teenage boys room, says he’s got friends coming over, and it stinks in there… She tells her son they need to wash the entire room. And of course they wash it with […]

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4 Things All Moms Should Teach Their Daughters About Real Life

Sometimes the wrong things are valued in our society. Boys are nice to girls for all the wrong reasons. And girls choose to sacrifice themselves for the sake of those same boys. For that matter, skinny and sexy shouldn’t be synonymous. Peer pressure should totally be a thing of the past. We’re all strong and […]

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3 Things To Give Our Teenage Sons When They Hit Puberty

Do you remember when our sons were newborn babies? They relied on us for literally everything. We fed them and changed them and rocked them to sleep. Those were the days, right? Fast forward quite a number of years and guess what? We have teenagers on our hands. And with teenagers comes puberty. Fun times. […]

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Mila Kunis Shares Her Views On Easy Entitlement & Hollywood Kids

I grew up solidly in the middle class. I had two working parents and we definitely weren’t well-off in any sense of the word. We did however have a roof over our heads, food to eat, and lots of love. That didn’t stop our parents from saving money to make birthdays and Christmases as special […]

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5 Things Food Allergy Moms Wish That Everyone Else Understood

Although I don’t have a child with known food allergies, I’m incredibly mindful of them. I work in childcare, so I’m constantly getting new kiddos in my room. And each time I do, I ask about likes/dislikes as well as food allergies. After all, it’s really important. So much so that for some kids it’s […]

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Are You A Mother Who Has Lost Her Mind?

I’m sure we’ve all heard of “mom brain,” right? Most of us joke around on a semi-consistent basis about how we can’t remember anything. For that matter, we feel like we’re losing our minds. It’s one of those things that’s sort of funny, but sort of not. I was scrambling around last night, jotting down notes […]

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One Family’s Awesome School Drop-Off Line Business Idea. Psst… Every Mom Needs This

What’s one thing that would make the school drop-off line actually tolerable? One North Carolina family seems to have it figured out. They started a coffee truck business at the school. Now that’s creative thinking! I could totally go for cafe mocha in the morning, especially if it were already right there. Could you even imagine how awesome […]

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Rules For Relatives That All Moms Can Relate To

We love our relatives. Sometimes they do things that make our jobs as parents a lot harder, though. I’m sure it’s not intentional. After all, who really wants to create headaches? Maybe, they don’t have kids or maybe it’s been so long they don’t remember. Holidays are amazing and we definitely love spending time with […]

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We’re Saying Thank You and I’m Sorry to Our Kids’ Teachers

<img src=&quot;;paid=ar&amp;avid=4UHU5P4P3FESHLUMNBLWAU&amp;caid=4BRDBJIZVRGAHJN3IN8PRO&amp;plid=ZNTECZFCSFFNNF3LGAG2MQ&amp;;kv1=300×250&amp;publisherId=7367&amp;;kv3=4140a289fc9f91a5aa93247872d2cf09&amp;kv4=;kv7=BA&amp;kv11=27155339411228359373062663571314945&quot;> We all have good intentions for the summer. We’re going to take amazing and educational family vacations. Er, field trips. Oh, and did I mention that we’re going to read lots of books? And what about all those science experiments we planned? Yea right! And then summer actually happens and our books get […]

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Why You Should Never Ask Your Husband To Help You

&lt;a href=&amp;quot;;amp;FlightID=18590178&amp;amp;Page=&amp;amp;PluID=0&amp;amp;Pos=303711970&amp;quot; target=&amp;quot;_blank&amp;quot;&gt;&lt;img src=&amp;quot;;amp;FlightID=18590178&amp;amp;Page=&amp;amp;PluID=0&amp;amp;Pos=303711970&amp;quot; border=0 width=300 height=250&gt;;amp;sig=Cg0ArKJSzB0lRTjNVuMOEAE&amp;amp;urlfix=1&amp;amp;adurl=&lt;/a&gt; Do you ever feel like all you do is beg your husband for help? It’s not that you’re not capable of taking care of things because you totally are, but sometimes it’s just nice not to feel like you’re doing everything by yourself. I mean, he lives there […]

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