Inexpensive Fun Activities for Kids That Are COVID-19 Safe

This post contains affiliate links. See full disclosure here.  With so many unanswered questions about COVID-19 and so many contradictions and hearsays, it can be scary to venture out and try and live life like we did pre-COVID-19.  There are many parents that may appear overly cautious when it comes to re-introducing their kids to the world that they once knew and that is very understandable. There are also parents that are okay with living life with their kids like they did … [Read more...]

What to Consider Before Hiring a Moving Company

This post is sponsored by Our Truck Moving. All opinions are my own.   Moving is not fun.  I have never known anyone that looks forward to moving.  Oftentimes moving can be stressful, time-consuming, and overwhelming.  With that said, in order to reduce stress and save time, it is important that you know what to consider when hiring a moving company.  Over the years I have moved quite a bit. My family has moved from our starter home to a much … [Read more...]

The Harsh Reality of Being a Home Daycare Provider

*Disclaimer: I am writing this post to tell my story. It is raw and it is real but written with love and will hopefully help others understand what daycare providers go through on the daily.* Here is how I got started: After my second child was born, my husband and I decided that I should leave my job of over 10 years.  I worked in the insurance field and had built a career with this company and it was really the only job I ever knew as a young adult. For the most part, I enjoyed it … [Read more...]

Dear God, Please Let My Mother Die

I found out that my mother passed away when I woke up on a Friday morning in July. As always, before I got out of bed, I grabbed my cell phone and immediately noticed that I had a voicemail.  The message came in the very early morning while my family was sleeping. It was from my mom's ex-husband. Since he was the only family member that she would acknowledge he became the main contact and her medical power of attorney, which I was personally thankful for.  His message was … [Read more...]

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