Earn Money For Schools While Shopping #BTFE

I admit, prior to having children of my own, I was pretty clueless that Box Tops even existed. However, now that I have kids, I always shop for the best value and for those items that have a Box Tops label on them. This is a great and easy way to earn money for schools […]

Removing Silly Putty From Fabric Melaleuca Oil Vs. Lemon Oil

Recently, when going through some bins of toys the kids had outgrown, I found a couple containers of Silly Putty. My son, who fidgets with things while sitting watching TV or while in the car, enjoys pulling on the silly putty during those times. Last week, while in the car on the way to the […]

How ADHD Affects Social Skills In Preteens and Teens

Mastering social skills can be difficult under the best of circumstances. However, for tweens and teens it can be especially challenging. They are meeting new people, learning where they fit in, and even working on identifying their own personalities. On top of all that, there are the feelings of peer pressure, the onset of sexuality and […]

Simplify Your Life, Stop Over Committing

Life has so much to offer us with many wonderful activities to be a part of. However, between work, kids, their activities, our hobbies, volunteering, sports, and leisure, it is easy to take on too much. Before we know it, we are constantly on the go without a moment to ourselves. Oftentimes, we find ourselves […]

Relieve Stress Naturally With Your Creative Outlet

The daily grind of to-do lists, work, dinner, kids, bills and more is not going away. Stress, in one form or another, is a fact of life. Although most of us know how detrimental stress is to our health, we do not make the time to relieve it. Exercise is one of the best ways […]

Dealing With Anxiety In Your Child – A Mom’s Perspective

Parenting is challenging enough, but what if you were told your “worrier” actually has Generalized Anxiety, Panic Disorder, and possible ADD? Dealing with anxiety in a child has a profound amount of obstacles, some we’ve learned how to deal with and others we are still figuring out. As an adult who is starting a family, […]

How To Stop Taking Things Personally And Let It Roll

You know how there are those who are like a wet duck, allowing everything to roll off their back? Then there are others, who tend to take every comment as a personal ridicule. Well, I tend to fall in the latter of those two categories. Although, I believe, over the years I have gotten much […]

A Little Joy Even in the Darkest Times

Tis the season of joy and thanks. However, there are many who find the holidays to be very difficult. Let’s face it, life is tough. Many are facing financial problems, loss of a loved one, a broken relationship. Or, they may just find it difficult to find the holiday spirit. There is a lot of pressure this […]

Building Self Esteem To A Healthy Level

2014 has truly been a year of growth for me personally. As you may know, in the midst of seeing a counselor for anxiety, I was also diagnosed with ADD. I have always felt different, but never knew why. Growing up with this undiagnosed disorder made life very challenging as both a child and an […]

Creative Fundraising Opportunity With A Repurpose #Funds2Org

This is a sponsored post written in partnership with the Bloggy Moms Network and Funds2Org. All opinions are my own. There are many needs by a lot of people, yet rarely do they have enough funds to meet those needs. For instance, there are those who have lost a loved one unexpectedly, and are now […]