The Complete Guide to Building a Diaper Stockpile

Building a stock of diapers before your baby is born will save you time and money in the long run. Check out this post to learn how and why to build up your diaper stockpile.

Before my son was born, I had 2051 diapers in my stockpile. I know to many of you, that sounds like a lot of diapers, but in reality, that pile lasted me roughly 6 months. Babies go through diapers like they are…well, disposable! There are many advantages to using cloth diapers, and they are becoming pretty popular recently. If you go the disposable diaper route, be prepared to go through a lot of diapers. This post will teach you how and why you want to build a diaper stockpile before you welcome your baby.  read more

How to Sleep When You Have Anxiety

Whether you are regularly an anxiety sufferer or are suffering from postpartum anxiety, this post will give you ideas on how to relax for a better night's sleep.

As a new mom, I had a lot of trouble sleeping. I would have no energy during the day, and then lay down in bed at night and I could just not fall asleep. Some nights I would just be wide awake. Other nights I would be exhausted, but I could not get my mind to stop racing. All of the sudden, everything that I should have done during the day would pop into my head. Everything that I needed to get done tomorrow would just seem overwhelming. On top of all of that, the fact that I was not asleep was frustrating in itself. read more

How to Save Big with Amazon Subscribe & Save: June 2017

Amazon Subscribe & Save is a great way to get your household staples delivered right to your door and save some money in the process. Check out the best deals for June 2017.

If this is your first month stopping by, let me just tell you how much I love Amazon Subscribe & Save! It is a great way to buy 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 June order as well as some other great deals for you to check out.
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How to Keep Your Focus At Work

Keeping your focus when you are a working mom can be rough! Check out this post for tips on how to fight mom brain and stay on track.

Between mom brain, missing your kiddo, and the added responsibilities at home, it is totally understandable that a working mom can be a little scatterbrained. It can be hard to keep the balance between your work life and your home life. Some days it is hard to stay focused and motivated at work – especially if you don’t want to be there at times. If you are anything like me, you have 105738 moments throughout your work day where you have to stop and go “ok, what was I doing?” read more

The Best Breastfeeding Resources for Moms

Check out these five great resources for moms to get information and advice about breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is a really hot topic right now. Women on social media are trying to normalize breastfeeding in public. Doctors are telling their patients that breast is best. The American Academy of Pediatrics is saying that babies should be exclusively breastfed for the first 6 months of their lives. With so much pressure to breastfeed, it is important to make sure that every mom has the resources available to successfully breastfeed if that is her choice.   read more

10 Things That Suck About Being a Working Mom (Plus 6 Things that Rock)

This post will cover the best and worst things about being a working mom. 10 things that suck, and 6 things that rock.

I love that our society is supportive of the mom bosses in our work force. It’s great that women have the opportunity to have a career and a family. Some women really love doing both and would be absolutely miserable if they felt forced into being stay at home moms. In the interest of honesty – I am not one of those women. Whether you are a career-driven lady or are just working to pay the bills, I think that we can all agree that there are things about being a working mom that suck. read more

Daily Goodie Box Review

Daily Goodie Box offers free samples and full sized products to members in exchange for opinions. Here are my opinions. :-)

As you saw in the post about my favorite money saving apps and website, Daily Goodie Box is a great site if you are looking to score some freebies and try out new products! Members periodically receive a box full of samples and full sized products in exchange for sharing their experiences. I recently received my first Goodie Box and my husband and I had a great time trying out the products inside. Keep reading for my review of the products that we received! read more

Dads and Postpartum Mental Health

I asked a panel of dads what they remember bestsellers about having a newborn and their advice to a new dad. Here are their answers.

Allow me to state the obvious for a moment here: Being a new parent is hard! It doesn’t matter if you are a mom or a dad, if you are single or married, or what your support system is like – being a new parent is hard. Today we are going to focus on dads. If you are an expecting father yourself, you may be worried that your whole world is about to be flipped upside down! Well, it likely is, but that doesn’t need to send you into a panic. In this post, 6 dads will share their stories and advice for surviving the newborn phase.  read more

Why We Decided to Turn Our Love of Wine into a Business

Checkout this post to find out why my husband and I decided to start a side business with a direct sales wine company


My husband Kyle and I recently joined a wine club, and we are so excited that I want to tell you all about it as well! We were introduced to this company through Facebook and a couple of friends who sell for the company. After doing some research, we decided that it was an opportunity that we just couldn’t pass up. If you love wine (especially free wine!!), checkout this post. I am so pumped about this business that I even included a video for those of you who would rather listen than read!
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Healthy Homemade Apple Chips

Healthy homemade apple chip snack recipe from Mommy: Home Manager

Apple chips are a favorite healthy snack in our family. Every fall we go to an orchard and pick a bushel of apples and we make pie and apple chips out of them. We even went this past year when we had a one month old baby! It was a nice outing…but I’m not sure that we would do that again. That’s a story that I don’t need to get into now. 🙂 Anyway, apple chips are great. They are a healthy treat to replace either sweets or your crunchy snacks. They are also so simple to make. I know that some people add sugar to theirs, but I really don’t think that the apples need it. read more