Black Friday Survival Tips


* This post is sponsored by Slickdeals, but all opinions are are own! #ad #slickdeals #blackfriday The holidays are upon us, y’all.  If you haven’t even started Christmas shopping (like me), I won’t horrify you with how few weekends are left before Santa makes his big arrival.  The holidays can be a stressful (and expensive!) […]

Great Deal on Diapers for Sam’s Club Members


This is a non-sponsored post and I don’t get any affiliate payments.  Just sharing a great deal! You may want to take a seat before reading this one, deal-hunting moms!  Sam’s Club is currently offering diapers for as low as 6 cents per diaper! Sam’s Club is offering $3 off Member’s Mark diapers and wipes through December 1, and […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Holiday Gift Guide

Happy Holidays, everyone!  I hope that your season is filled with laughter, family, joy, giving and all the wonderful things that make this time of year special!  We’ve compiled a list of some of our top gifts this season to try and help make your shopping season just a little bit less crazy!  Enjoy, and […]

Sunday Reads Book Review: Nemesis (YA)

About the Book The princess didn’t expect to fall in love–with her nemesis. Princess Sepora of Serubel is the last Forger in all the five kingdoms. The spectorium she creates provides energy for all, but now her father has found a way to weaponize it, and his intentions to incite war force her to flee […]

3 Ways to Keep Your Immune System Strong All Year Long


As you have probably heard, the 2018 flu season has been a doozy. Instead of influenza A and B taking turns circulating, USA Today reports that both are going around at the same time, and this year’s flu shot seems to have missed the mark. One strain of the flu, H3N2, is especially nasty this […]

Topics To Cover With Your Teen Before They Go Off To College

College student writing on desk

Heading off to college is an exciting time in your child’s life. While they probably can’t wait to leave, you will feel sad about the fact that they’re not going to be around the house anymore. While there are a lot of emotions to be experienced and to-dos to check off the list, it’s important […]

Quick and Easy Bimibap Dinner with Ling Ling


This post was sponsored by Ling Ling, all opinions expressed in my post are my own.  There is no doubt that answering “What’s for dinner?” can be a stressful part of any parent’s day.  When I get home, sometimes all I want to do is collapse on the couch, and cooking dinner for an hour […]

4 Achievable Strategies for Work-Life Balance


Commute in traffic. Spill coffee on lap. Answer barrage of emails. Pick up kids from school. Fix dinner. Put everyone to bed. Don’t break a sweat. That pretty much sums up the stressful life of today’s working parents.  Unfortunately, research indicates that parental stress and children’s behavior problems often have a mutually escalating relationship. And with […]

3 Clever Hacks to Make Your Minivan Ready for a Road Trip


  One of the coolest things about having a minivan is how easy it makes road trips. Unlike small sedans where everybody and their stuff are jammed in like sardines, minivans are the roomy modern version of the station wagon with wooden sides — there is ample room for everyone and their belongings,, plus tons […]