The Reality of Starting a Money Making Blog

Have you ever thought about starting a blog? Are you curious how bloggers get started, grow a following, and make money? This post goes through the REALITY of getting started as a blogger including how to get paid.

When I first started looking into how to create a money-making blog, there seemed to be endless amounts of resources available! There are so many pieces of advice and places to go to monetize a blog with just a quick Pinterest search. Sometimes it seems like there are more blogs out there about blogging than any other writing niche. What I didn’t really seem to find was a selection of posts about what the process of getting a blog going would actually be like. I found many how-tos full of affiliate links or income reports from people who were making pennies to a few dollars each month. The reality is that many of us fall in between the high-traffic/high-income blogs and the ones that are struggling to find any readers at all. read more

10 Reasons MLM Companies are Great for Moms

MLM, direct sales, network marketing companies are a great way for moms to make extra income from home. Just why are so many moms jumping on the MLM band wagon?

Social media is definitely changing the way that we all shop, and it seems like multi-level-marketing companies, aka MLM’s, are becoming more popular by the day. These companies allow families to have one parent work from home, watch the children, and still provide an addition to the family income. Some of them do it full time, and some of them are working in addition to another job. read more

40 Moms Share Their Favorite Baby Registry Must-Haves

Every family has different needs when it comes to baby care, but there are some things you just must have on your baby registry. Here 40 moms share their favorite gift for their newborn.

Registering for baby items can be entirely overwhelming! There are way too many items that you can buy for baby, and everyone has a different opinion on what is a want versus what is a need. I suggest customizing your own new baby checklist to keep track of the items that you plan to buy or borrow before baby arrives. As far as knowing what is worth splurging on and what items you can skip, that one will depend on your lifestyle. There are, however,  some must-haves that all mamas tend to agree on. Here 40 moms share their favorite items from their baby registry. read more

10 Things No One Tell You About Diaper Changes

Everyone told me that there would be a lot of diaper changes, but no one told me “Once your child starts crawling, be prepared for a wrestling match at each diaper change.” To hear the nine other things that no one tells you about diaper changes, head on over to www.mommyhomemanager.com

One thing that all new parents expect to spend plenty of time doing is changing baby’s diaper! I’m sure you’ve been thoroughly warned about the sheer amount of time that is spent changing diaper after diaper when you bring your little one home. For the most part, changing a baby’s diaper is a no-brainer, repetitive activity. There are a few things, however, that all of the advice givers tend to leave out. Keep reading for 10 things that no one tells you about changing baby’s diaper. read more

35 Day Pushup Challenge

Push ups are a great exercise for toning, building strength, and recovering after an injury or postpartum. Try this work out challenge to work your way up to 30 pushups in a day.

Push ups are really as close to a perfect exercise as it gets. They are great for toning, strengthening, and building endurance. Just this one exercise works your arms, shoulders, back, abs, and legs. Doing push ups every day is an easy way to work exercise into your routine. This challenge will help you to grow the number of push ups that you can do at once while working on your strength. By the end of this challenge you will be doing thirty push ups in a day. read more

Great Deals on Amazon Subscribe & Save: July 2017

Amazon Subscribe and Save is a great way to save on diapers, snacks, coffee, personal care, and household items! Check out this post for the best discounts available for delivery in July.

It’s a new month, and that means that it is time to dig into some new deals on Amazon Subscribe & Save! I love Amazon Subscribe & Save. It is super convenient and you can usually save on diapers, baby food, snacks, personal care items, coffee, cleaning supplies, and just about any other consumable product that you use within your home. Keep reading to see what is coming in my July order and suggestions for great deals for your monthly order. read more

10 Things That Make Me Happy

It is so easy to get distracted by all of the stress and challenges of parenthood. I challenge everyone to take the time to thing of 10 things that make you happy!

Sarah over at Digital Motherhood has challenged me to share 10 things that make me happy. It can be really easy to focus on the challenges that come with parenting (and life in general!), so I am more than happy to stop and take a minute to think of the blessings around me. read more

Lost My Name Book Review & Giveaway

Looking for a completely personalized gift that a child in your life will love? This one of a kind book from Lost My Name will be a great keepsake!

I recently had the pleasure of teaming up with Lost My Name to review their book “The Little Boy Who Lost His Name.” This book is charming, great quality, and completely personalized. Keep reading to hear my thoughts on this fun book and company. Plus you can enter to win your own copy of “The Little Boy/Girl Who Lost His/Her Name!” read more

9 Things That I’ve Learned in 9 Months of Motherhood

Becoming a parent changes so many things! The beginning is overwhelming, but as you go, you learn a lot about yourself and how to be a good mom or dad.

It is crazy to think that my Peanut is 9-months-old already! I feel like some days drag on forever, but the months have gone by without me even noticing. He has grown and changed so much in that time, and I feel like I have changed nearly as much. There are so many things about myself and my life that are different now than I would have expected. People say that you can’t really plan for how having a baby will change your family, and I now understand what they all tried to tell me. read more