10 Things To Ask Yourself Before You Get Married


Marriage is a beautiful experience when you are yolked with a kindred spirit and you are both on one accord with one another. With that being said marriages can be challenging when there is discord and disagreements. I firmly believe that when you reflect internally before getting married you can step into the relationship with more to offer and be able to receive challenges with a new strength.

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Raising Readers: Introduction and Book Types for Young Readers


The Raising Readers series is a 10-part blog series for parents who are trying to help their little learners read! There are a plethora of strategies available on the web and in books and you may be trying to decide which ones are best for your family and your little learner. This series shares best practices for teaching your children to read and addresses your concerns and about teaching them at home. [Read more...]

How I Get Free Stuff From Walmart


If you’re a frugal momma chances are you probably shop at Walmart. With Walmart’s already low pricing wouldn’t you like to save even more money?! I know I sure did so I downloaded the Walmart Saving Catcher App on my phone. [Read more...]

5 Ways to Introduce Your Child to the Performing Arts


1. Have your child “act” out their favorite book. When you give your children the opportunity to step away from the book and tell you the story “live”, you’re giving your child the opportunity to use props, voices and dialects, and use their imaginations to tell a story. This is acting in it’s most basic form!   [Read more...]

Waiting for a Pat On The Back?

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I just finished working on my non-profit’s upcoming events, feeding the kids, washing the dishes, washed two loads of clothes, braided my oldest’s daughters head for school tomorrow, did a little social media posting, put all three of the kids in bed, and now I’m writing. Yea. That’s a lot but that’s kind of what my days feel like. I’m managing a lot and chances are if you’re a busy mom you’re managing a lot too. [Read more...]

7 Warning Signs That Your Child Needs To Go To The Emergency Room

doctor You may wonder what symptoms warrant an immediate trip to the Emergency Room and which ones require a simple trip to the doctor. Trust your mothers intuition about if your child isn’t acting his or her normal self. Worst case scenario is that you just made a visit to the doctor or urgent care; I’d rather that be the case than you sit at home and it was a real emergency! [Read more...]

How to Deal With A Frustrated Preschooler


Are you currently dealing with a child who throws a tantrum when you ask them to put items away?

Do they constantly cry when you say “Let’s Go!” and they were in the middle of playing?

If so it’s important to understand why they do this and here’s an important corrective action for you mama! [Read more...]

5 Science Activities for Preschoolers


Preschoolers love to explore and discover the world around them. If you’re a mom of a preschooler, I’m sure you’ve heard “Why?” more times than you’d like to! To satisfy your preschoolers curiosity, try these five simple science activities at home. [Read more...]