8 Benefits of Prenatal and Postnatal Massage Therapy

8 Benefits of Prenatal and Postnatal Massage Therapy

In the time of pregnancy, a woman’s body goes through many physical as well as hormonal changes. The body loses its shape and sometimes begins to sag as well. For all such issues, the best thing that you can do is go for prenatal and postnatal massage therapies. Here are some of their benefits explained, have a look: Prenatal massage therapies: These are the massage therapies that you get while you’re pregnant and they don’t just benefit you, but the baby as well. Following are some of the benefits of prenatal massage therapies: It reduces back pain A backache is […]

Posted December 11, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Pregnancy, / 0 Comments
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Craft Stick Christmas Tree and other Simple Winter Crafts your Toddlers and Preschoolers will Love to do

Craft Stick Christmas Tree and other Simple Winter Crafts your Toddlers and Preschoolers will Love to do

Ah, December. Winter. Christmas. Clocks starting to resemble fans. Anyone else feel like the world just starts flying by this time of year? I am not a fan of the rush of the holiday season and try to be mindful of slowing down and enjoying all the beauty and fun winter and Christmas time hold. I took my family on an evening trip to see a huge light display because that’s what matters – fun, family time and memories made. So here I am with another simple toddler or preschooler seasonal craft, a fun craft stick Christmas Tree! I have […]

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Inspire your Gift Lists for Your Kids with this KIDSPIRATION Babbleboxx

Inspire your Gift Lists for Your Kids with this KIDSPIRATION Babbleboxx

*This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com and the brands featured below. All opinions are my own. I love a good gift box that contains a variety of amazing items that are fun and educational for kids. I enjoyed receiving my BabbleBoxx full of these wonderful items that I will share with you today. Some may need to wait for my son to be a bit older to be able to enjoy, some we’re diving right into, and some I’m confiscating for myself. Because I’m Mom and I can do that. Call it a mom finder’s fee. Enjoy these items, and […]

Posted December 7, 2017 by Julie in Gift Guides, Sponsored, / 1 Comment
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What to Look for When Selecting a Daycare Provider

What to Look for When Selecting a Daycare Provider

Ever since being pregnant you knew you would be coming back to work after the maternity leave is over and that meant searching for a good childcare provider. Although there are so many options available, like finding a nanny, or making arrangements with grandparents, most of us opt for a daycare. There is a lot to the mix of finding a good daycare, taking into the consideration the cost, location and the spots availability. But today we will put these factors aside and talk what to look for in a good daycare to make sure your child is well taken […]

Posted December 6, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, Working Mom, / 1 Comment
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with a Home Decor Crafter, Kimber

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with a Home Decor Crafter, Kimber

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Kimber, who runs her own crafting business called Crafting In Chaos!   Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I’m a 26 (almost 27) year old MilSpouse, my husband is active duty army and currently deployed, stay at home mama, and small business owner. I am the owner of Crafting In Chaos, a home decor and personalized items craft business. I specialize in wood signs […]

Posted December 5, 2017 by Julie in Work, / 0 Comments
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How To Save Up For Baby in 7 Simple Ways

How To Save Up For Baby in 7 Simple Ways

Having a cuddlesome baby does not mean that it has to cost you a fortune.  There are certain things that you will need to buy like blanket or diapers, but it does not mean that you have to get ahold of each and every piece of furniture. You have to shortlist the priorities. I did the same when I had my first born because I was running short on money and just could not buy everything.  This article will make your job easier by listing the essentials (including nursery furniture essentials) so that you do not have to buy everything. […]

Posted December 4, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 1 Comment
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How to Be Successful as A Working Mom in 2018

How to Be Successful as A Working Mom in 2018

*This is a sponsored post* Tips for How to Be Successful as A Working Mom in 2018 We’re on the edge of a new year, and a lot of moms are looking for ways to balance everything. This isn’t a new concept, but it seems like moms in the modern and digitally-driven era put more pressure on themselves than ever because there are constant reminders on blog posts and social media that they’re just not doing enough, or so it would seem. If you’re excelling in your career you might feel like your kids aren’t getting the best of you, […]

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Sleep

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Sleep

I saw this nifty infographic and wanted to share it. I talk about sleep, or lack thereof, from time to time. Isn’t that something we parents miss? I think it is curious that men actually sleep less than women. That’s not true in my house. My husband needs to sleep way more than me to even function. LOL Personally, I think they need to do this study specifically on parents. I want to know when the last time I got 7.5 hours of sleep at night was. I definitely agree with their item that mothers get less restful sleep. I […]

Posted November 28, 2017 by Julie in Health, / 0 Comments
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13 Reasons Why Breastfeeding is still the Best for Moms and Babies

13 Reasons Why Breastfeeding is still the Best for Moms and Babies

We can read it on signs in hospitals, through advertisements, in every pediatrician’s clinics and every parenting website, books or magazines available. While it is a personal decision for a mother to breastfeed her baby or not, advocates and health experts strongly recommend every mom to engage in breastfeeding because of its various health benefits and other advantages. As a mother myself, I would agree that doing such requires commitment, hard work, and energy. The whole thing is stressful and equates to sleepless nights. Some days were frustrating and drained but hey! Seeing our babies healthy is more than enough […]

Posted November 27, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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Gratitude and Goals November 2017 #GratitudeGoals

Gratitude and Goals November 2017 #GratitudeGoals

Gratitude and Goals Thanksgiving Edition! My Gratitude: Happy Thanksgiving! There is so much to be thankful for, and I didn’t want to let this holiday pass by without doing my Gratitude and Goals post! I’m thankful to be with my family. Having my husband home has made me and the kiddo very happy and our life more balanced. The move went rather well, we are still unpacking (or at least have the important stuff unpacked and have lost our steam for the rest) and we’re learning how to make a new home fit our things and our things fit a […]

Posted November 23, 2017 by Julie in Gratitude Goals Linky, / 1 Comment
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