Anyone who knows me knows I am a HUGE fanatic of the discount supermarket, Aldi. When my husband and I lived in Colorado, I would frequently complain about the state’s lack of inexpensive grocery options. I grew accustomed to shopping at Aldi while in college, and always marveled at the fact that I could buy … More Meal Planning Made Easy with Aldi
Raising a tiny human is hard work. Whether you’re exploring the world with baby #1 or have your hands full with multiple drooling, grinning, energy bombs, making it through the day can feel like victory and defeat all at the same time. If you’re a single parent (God bless your souls), chances are you’re experiencing … More The Sensible Parent Survival Guide
I wake up at 8 a.m. to the sound of whining, hands banging against floor, excessive incoherent babbling. “There’s a full blown tantrum going on out there,” I think to myself. Then I realize it’s just the sound of “This Week,” ABC’s Sunday morning political program. Former campaign managers denying false accusations, name calling, interrupting, you … More What President Trump and My Child Have in Common
… You’ll get through … Our son is almost one year old and since the time he was just three months of age, he has protested the concept of sleep in full force. It’s almost ironic that his daytime naps are somewhat structured and predictable, yet from 8 p.m. until 8 a.m., it’s a total … More To The Parents Of Lousy Sleepers …
When you think of notable figures sharing words of wisdom on how to stay sane with little ones, your mind is highly unlikely to call upon Rolling Stones co-founder and rock and roll hall of famer, Mick Jagger, but you just might be surprised. “You can’t always get what you want” … Sound familiar? As … More Mick Jagger Wrote the Perfect Parenting Advice
Anyone who has had a child knows the feeling all too well. At some point or another in your pregnancy or shortly after you’ve given birth, you feel that insurmountable wave of anxiety regarding the laundry list of items your baby needs, or at least the ones you think she needs. So off you go … More Happiness Begins in the Clearance Aisle
Note: This article was originally posted on Starting Lines, LLC. To view the original article in full, click here. It’s a strange concept to consider, as the only thing that most folks have ever heard is “money brings happiness” and that the more money we have, the fewer restrictions we’re given. While it’s no surprise that … More How Living on a Budget Can Influence Positivity
We have all known someone or heard stories of women either expecting or with young children who are torn between working full-time or staying home to raise their kids. The women who choose to stay home often complain of being shamed for sacrificing a job or income to take on the thankless job of child … More Can You Really Get Rid of Mom Guilt? The Answer May Surprise You!