Inspiring Gift Ideas for Teachers, Nannies, or Babysitters to make them smile

Inspiring Gift Ideas for Teachers, Nannies, or Babysitters to make them smile

Another school year is ending soon and let’s not forget that Teacher Appreciation Week is the first week in May. Here are some fun ideas for gifts for your child’s teacher, nanny, or babysitter. We can’t forget these important people in our lives and in our children’s life.   Humorous Gifts for Teachers and Nannies Caring for children can be quite frustrating, and can lead to some funny stories.   Who doesn’t love a fun teacher mug?         Can’t go wrong with a coloring book for someone who colors so much with your child, right?   Relaxing Gifts for […]

Posted April 20, 2018 by Julie in Gift Guides, / 1 Comment
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Full Life Cube founder and author Teresa Dumadag

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Full Life Cube founder and author Teresa Dumadag

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Ms. Teresa’s Dumadag who is a coach for working moms! She is launching her book,  which is FREE on April 18-19, 2018. Through this book project, Ms. Teresa’s Dumadag aims to inspire and help mothers who are considering to make a career transition but are afraid or feel trapped in their full-time jobs. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started?   Hi! I’m Teresa. I’m the President […]

Posted April 18, 2018 by Julie in Working Mom, / 0 Comments
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Easy Overnight Breakfast and Brunch Recipes you can Wake Up to this Mother’s Day

Easy Overnight Breakfast and Brunch Recipes you can Wake Up to this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day does not usually mean a day off for mom, but it should! At least we should be allowed to sleep in and wake up to a delicious breakfast that we didn’t have to prepare, am I right? If you’re asking yourself “how can mom wake up to brunch already cooked?” then this roundup is for YOU! Here are some great recipes for overnight breakfasts that you can prep the night before and enjoy the next morning, well-rested. You know you’ll love these easy overnight breakfast and brunch recipes you can wake up to this Mother’s day!   Slow […]

Posted April 16, 2018 by Julie in Family, Food, TopPosts, , , / 0 Comments
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Why Decluttering is Good for your Home and You [Infographic]

Why Decluttering is Good for your Home and You [Infographic]

It’s spring cleaning time so I know many of us have some goals to make our homes look nicer.  I know I have a huge issue with clutter and since we recently moved and still have boxes of stuff we don’t have a place for. After a while, I get blind to it all. If you have any decluttering goals, give this infographic a read. Great points on how to declutter in smaller steps. And keep reading for a super amazing announcement!   Infographic by EZ Living Interiors. The Best Homemaking Tools   If I’m being honest, I haven’t always felt […]

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Autism Awareness Month Book Focusing on Welcoming Special Needs Children

Autism Awareness Month Book Focusing on Welcoming Special Needs Children

April is Autism Awareness Month and we did a special story time at home to help educate my little one on being inclusive and playing nicely with all children. I received a complimentary copy of this book as part of the campaign to raise awareness. The book we read is called . This title is about a little girl named Princess Penelope, and her playdate with a classmate with autism spectrum disorder. The purpose of this campaign is to create awareness on inclusivity and welcoming special needs children in our community. This book is geared towards both families and parents of special needs […]

Posted April 10, 2018 by Julie in Parenting, Reviews, / 0 Comments
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Butter Angels Handcrafted Skin Care

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Butter Angels Handcrafted Skin Care

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with military entrepreneur Rolande Sumner who started a business called Butter Angels Handcrafted Skin Care. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I’m a US Army veteran, a mom, and a wife. During my military service, I decided to create my own natural skin care to address my dry skin. After many years of trial, error, education, and mentorship, I developed highly effective products made […]

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Earth Day Toddler and Preschooler Crafts

Earth Day Toddler and Preschooler Crafts

We are so excited that spring is here! The flowers are blooming and the Earth is looking lovely. So we wanted to share some fun kid crafts we can all try to celebrate Earth Day and spring! Earth Day Paper Plate Toddler Craft I love doing paper plate crafts with my toddler! They are always easy ’cause that’s how I roll and he enjoys them. Supplies: Paper Plates Blue and green or tissue paper Scissors () Glue Newspaper or packing paper for a mess-free workspace Steps: We did this one as a two-part project. First, we cut up green and […]

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The Working Mom Childcare-Conference Puzzle

The Working Mom Childcare-Conference Puzzle

We already know that working moms have a lot to juggle and meeting career goals while caring for a young child has a unique set of challenges. Being the primary caretaker of my child since my husband is often away on duty, my ability to travel for work-related conferences or even client projects is very limited. Having to find additional childcare arrangements is complicated and adds a financial burden that my company is not responsible for. This means I forgo many opportunities or opt for internet-based conferences or local events with daycare-friendly hours. Today I’m sharing an interview with Chapman University’s Patricia C. Lopes, […]

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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Milkology Breastfeeding Classes

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Milkology Breastfeeding Classes

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Stacey, who started a Lactation education business called Milkology! You know I believe that breastfeeding moms will hugely behefit from the aid of a lactation consultant, and I feel the same way about taking breastfeeding classes while pregnant. I’m glad I did!   Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Hello!  My name is Stacey Stewart and I live in Charleston, SC with my husband and 3 kids. I’m a Certified Lactation Educator (CLE) […]

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The Best Educational Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers

The Best Educational Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Older toddlers and preschoolers are in a very special part of their lives – everything is a toy, it is always playtime, and everywhere is an opportunity to learn.  Being this age is so much fun, and learning through play is the best way to build young minds. Giving toddlers and preschoolers educational toys also keeps them occupied longer as these are active toys that engage their imaginations and they don’t get bored as quickly as with passive toys. So not only is the little one learning and benefiting, mom gets a break, too. Win-win! Here are some wonderful educational […]

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