4 Simple Ways to Add a Touch of “Green” to your Home {Guest Post}


In the past, an average home was surrounded by nature. However, the world has undergone major change, and tens of millions of trees have been cut down. Modern homes don’t come with enough green in them, which is why many people wish to change them. In today’s environment, most people find that their home is boxed in by large, rigid structures, which are completely artificial. While there are many exceptions, it’s very difficult for most people to remember what it was like to live … [Read more...]

Start Spring With Us at Turn It Up Tuesday #79

Wishing You All A Happy Spring!

Spring is finally here! Can you believe it??!! Yes, in some parts of the US, we started spring with a winter storm that dumped up to 6 inches of snow, but we made up for it in spades yesterday with beautiful spring weather. We're hoping for it to stay that way! Welcome to the 79th week of Turn It Up Tuesday!  Last week, we had an awesome time on Turn It Up Tuesday with 448 links - another amazing week! We'd like to thank each and every one of you for making every week so amazing! Keep sharing … [Read more...]

Casting Call: New Show Looking for Co-Parents!


I've always said that my life should be on a show...it is so amusing with the ups and downs of daily life. It's actually one of the reasons that I started this blog in the first place - to share all the crazy stuff that we do. So I was extra excited when I found out about this new cable series... Outpost Entertainment (which is a full-scale television production company that creates a number of programs for various cable networks including Bravo’s “Blood, Sweat and Heels" and History’s … [Read more...]

Meandering Mondays #91

Meandering Monday

Welcome one and all to This Momma's Meandering Mondays 91 and I want to offer a great, big thank you in advance to all of you who link up with us! We are so thankful to have you with us! Okay now, is any one else having trouble believing that it is March...already?!?! LOL! Soon to come will be Easter fun and Springtime weather (fingers crossed)! Let's make some friends, have some fun, find some crafts, new recipe to make, some cool DIY, or a great tip! Now...let's get the party started and … [Read more...]

5 Things I Worry About As A Solo Parent

Worries as a solo parent

My nephew has come to visit! It's only been a couple of days, but honestly, it has been a great experience. He has been helping me around the house and with Micah...and honestly, he's been a great person to chat with.   Although only 20 years old, he's definitely an old soul as I was at his age, and we have deep philosophical conversations about life, entrepreneurship, family life, and ambition.  He asked a question today that really got me thinking, "What are some of the things that you worry … [Read more...]

Coping With Bullies: The Benefits of Martial Arts for Children {Guest Post}

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Learning and participating in martial arts can be incredibly beneficial for children of all ages. Martial arts, like karate and kickboxing, provide skills that can contribute to children's well-being. Participating in martial arts can improve children's coping methods and help them not only to deal with bullies, but may even help stop them from being bullies. Respect Through martial arts, kids learn to respect their instructors and masters of the practice as they learn to bow in class. This … [Read more...]