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08/22/2017
If I Had The Chance, Would I Give It Up? I'm a 31-year-old stay-at-home mom to a three-year-old. My friends always ask me how on earth I do it. They ask how I "don't go crazy" and they wonder whether I would give it up if I had the chance... More >>

Tags: BudgetParentingPersonal ResponsibilityStay-at-Home MomStressWomen's Point of View
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08/18/2017
10-Second Recipes: Family Cooking Night That's Light on the Cooking Family night cooking adventures where everyone gets to flex and strengthen their culinary muscles don't have to involve sophisticated or time-consuming recipes. If you start with foundations that kidlets already crave, you are one step ahead when it comes to improving their kitchen skills... More >>

Tags: BudgetParentingRecipesSimple SavingsStay-at-Home Mom
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08/07/2017
The Value of a Dollar The majority of Moms do NOT need to work. It depends where their priorities are and how much they are willing to sacrifice. My sister and her husband live 45+ miles from any major town and raised 4 children. He works, she does not. More >>

Tags: BudgetFinancesSAHM stay-at-home mom
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07/19/2017
10-Second Recipes: Cool Kid Snacks for Hot Summer Days When kidlets learn to prepare their own food it's a step toward life-long independence. A cool trick that's easy on the schedule and the wallet is teaching them how to create cold snacks on hot summer days... More >>

Tags: BudgetParentingRecipesSimple SavingsStay-at-Home Mom
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07/11/2017
The ABC's Of Summer I'm a stay-at-home mom to four kids, two of whom are on the autism spectrum. My husband quit a good-paying job that had him traveling all the time and he started his own business so he could be home with us full time... More >>

Tags: BudgetHobbiesHolidaysMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRegarding Dr. LauraStay-at-Home MomTips
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06/29/2017
When A Family Member Asks For Money I just listened to the call from Rhonda on 6/28/17. She asked for some witty one liner when her grown son asks her for money. Here's what I came up with... More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentBudgetCharacter-Courage-ConscienceParenting
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06/28/2017
10-Second Recipes: Whole New Versions of Wholesome Foods Whether it's a picky kidlet's palate or just that of a bored dieter, sometimes wholesome food loses its wow factor. However, usually, all it takes is a strategic tweak to make a tasty difference... More >>

Tags: BudgetParentingRecipesSimple SavingsStay-at-Home Mom
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06/15/2017
10-Second Recipes: Skipping Ingredients Still Creates Classic Combinations Anyone who grew up on treats like date nut bread and cream cheese - or even English muffin 'pizzas' from the toaster oven - knows how comforting they can be. What's even more heartening is how easy it is to replicate the cozy experiences, even when you don't have all of the ingredients on hand... More >>

Tags: BudgetParentingRecipesSimple SavingsStay-at-Home Mom
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06/13/2017
My Family Paid the Price For the past year I have been working part time for additional income for our household. Thanks to you, I realized how much it was hurting our family for me to be away from home and not being 100% a wife, mother, lover and caretaker. More >>

Tags: BudgetJobMarriageMorals, Ethics, ValuesParentingpart-time workSAHM stay-at-home momSocial IssuesstressValues
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06/08/2017
10-Second Recipes: Don't Wait to Use Waiters' Tips When eating out, you probably already ask your waiter for more water, coffee or napkins, but, if you direct that same inquisitiveness toward your meals, you just may find yourself with an inventory of easy, economical new ideas... More >>

Tags: BudgetParentingRecipesSimple SavingsStay-at-Home Mom
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