Single Parents Have All the Love #Sponsored

*Disclaimer: I received compensation in exchange for writing this post on Mom.me, in celebration of National Single Parents Day.  Any parent can agree that parenting is tough. It is a challenging and complex experience that requires every fiber of your being, and although at times you can become overwhelmed and exhausted by it, you would never trade it for the world. Being a single parent is no different. The added level of complexity comes with the fact that you’re handling most, if not all, … [Read more...]

Back-To-School Shopping at OshKosh B’Gosh + 25% coupon

Disclaimer: I participated in a Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for OshKosh B’Gosh. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Where did the summer go? It seemed that summer only started a few short weeks ago, and already it's back to school time.  Some parents may be anxiously awaiting the first day of school for some sort of mental peace; others may be a ball of emotion because it symbolizes your child growing up and going through another phase that … [Read more...]

An Entrepreneurial Mom: Balancing Life at Home, a 9-5 Job, and Building My Dream Career

I have wanted to start my own business for a very long time. But between being a single mom, working my 9-5 job, and blogging, I haven't had the opportunity to really sit down and think about what I want to do and start building a business plan. One of my goals in 2015 is to start working on the concept, considering what I'm good at and what I would love doing as a career. I have been taking advantage of some small business classes, and I plan to utilize some small business resources to … [Read more...]

Do You Love Dunkin Donuts? Sign up for $5 in free DD Perks loyalty rewards! {Sponsored Post}

Disclaimer: I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Dunkin’ Brands. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. A regular weekday morning in our household - we wake up on time but leave late. We race down the stairs and out the door, only to realize that I didn't grab anything for me to eat. Micah had breakfast, of course, and that's part of the reason why we're running late. I look across the street and the Dunkin' Donuts sign just seems … [Read more...]

Reading BrightStart! : Happy Readers, Happy Kids

*Disclaimer:  We were gifted reading readiness products from Nemours in exchange for an honest review. However, all opinions are my own.** As you may know, I am a huge advocate for early childhood literacy.  I believe it is important, no essential, for our young ones to learn how to read, enhance their imaginative and creative skills, embrace culture and diversity, and find a love for reading and learning. My family believed in education, literacy, and learning, and that's why I learned … [Read more...]

5 Tips To Know When It’s Time To Go Potty…

**Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Pull Ups - but we've been using Pull Ups and Big Kid Academy for months now!!** It's time to potty train!!! Don't you wish that someone would give us parents a warning, or some bells, or something to let us know that it's time. Or that our children would just immediately just say - I want to use the potty! I was very fortunate with my son because he give the proclamation that he was no longer wearing diapers (read more about it here!) and wanted to … [Read more...]

Take Me Out To The Ball Game: Our Afternoon with the Staten Island Yankees {Sponsored Post}

Disclosure: I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for the Staten Island Yankees. I received tickets for the game as well as food vouchers to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I have been on a mission all summer to find fun, yet affordable, activities for both me and my son to enjoy.  We have done many things so far, including visiting the Jersey Shore, enjoying one-day free town events, and enjoying free … [Read more...]

Teachers Really Do Change Lives {Sponsored Post}

    Image Source When I was in the 3rd grade, my mother told me that she would be divorcing my father. I didn't clearly understand what that meant at the time, but I felt like it was the end of the world. There were many days that I cried myself to sleep, worrying about the impact that this had on my life. Even though I lived with my grandparents, if I had to choose one of my parents, I would definitely choose my father (I never really understood why).  I was always a daddy's girl and only … [Read more...]

A Single Mom’s Guide to Buying A Car {Sponsored Post}

Disclaimer: A big thank you to Caitlin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, for being a cash sponsor of this post filled with car shopping tips for single moms.  All opinions expressed are my own. Car shopping is a daunting task, even for the most experienced of car shoppers. But there are ways to make the experience a little bit more enjoyable and actually leave with what you want while staying within your price range.  These tips can work for anyone and have always worked for me in the past. … [Read more...]

5 Crossover SUVs Under $30k for Moms on The Go {Sponsored Post}

Disclaimer: A big thank you to my local car dealership, Reedman Toll Auto World, for being a cash sponsor of this post filled with crossover SUVs for moms on the go. If you're interested in a Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, or Ram, stop by Reedman Toll in Langhorne, PA. All opinions expressed are my own. As a mom on the go myself, I fully understand the need to have a vehicle that fits your needs - cargo space, safety, affordability, and much more. But I don't always want to have to settle for the … [Read more...]