I was excited when Office Depot contacted me to test out the Omni Channel shopping experience – a pre-order system where you place an order online and then go to the store in about an hour and pick it up. Y’all have asked me – how do you survive with 5 kids? Finding short cuts […]
What can you do with a can of pop and a bottle of ketchup? Make supper of course! (Wait, that wasn’t the answer you were looking for?) Although it involves a seemingly strange combination of ingredients, my recipe for four ingredient Crock Pot Cola Chicken is absolutely delicious! I had my first taste of this […]
With five kids there is always something going on – especially now that my older ones are becoming more involved in sports, Boy Scouts, and community activities. At the same time I’m pursuing more large-scale projects for my problogging, book writing, and speaking/teaching. How do I stay connected? Well for the last month I’ve been […]
Both times I went on maternity leave, I was excited. I always planned on being a stay-at-home mom when I had kids and felt like I was finally realizing my goal… until I was actually at home, with first one and then two babies to care for. I found myself wishing they would nap so […]
Simplify your menu during the holiday season with types of meals that require little planning and preparation.
If you can work at home, there will be less stress on you and the children, and your lives will be healthier. Do you want to stay at home with your baby?
You love your kids and you love your job but being successful on both fronts is no easy thing. Being a work at home mom might be the envy of your neighbors, but it can easily put a strain both on your home and family life, if you let it. Here are seven tips to […]
I thought I understood the importance of a checking my credit score and credit report until I decided to apply for a mortgage. I knew that I was up there, in the 780s-760s, but I never knew quite what that meant. When I applied, I wasn’t offered the best interest rate, and I asked why […]
Get children excited about learning time management skills with the cool On*Task On*Time tool.
You might be familiar with GO MOM!® products as they once appeared in major retailers nationwide, but you have never seen anything like the GO MOM!® DIY Planner. Founder Molly Gold envisioned a planning solution for all moms over ten years ago, and the DIY Planner realizes that goal.
Do you love organizing and making lists? Do you find that these lists have little to do with self care or your long term goals?
The way that I maximize my time throughout the day, especially when it comes to making meals for my family, is to double up on my kitchen efforts. Never walk in the kitchen to do one thing, without doing two or three. Multi-task your kitchen time to get more out of each moment spent in that room.