CVS App Makes Shopping Quick & Easy | Curbside Pickup

CVS App Makes Shopping Quick & Easy | Curbside Pickup I’m proud to be working with CVS Pharmacy to help spread the word about #BetterHealthMadeEasy and how to #FindYourHealthy. All opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at CVS.com or with the appropriate manufacturers.   When my two older children were small I always hated running errands. It never failed that they would … [Read more...]

How Moms Can Care for Kids Even With a Disability

How Moms Can Care for Kids Even With a Disability Osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, and cerebral palsy are just a few of the diseases that impair mobility. Mothers dealing with either of these disabilities may find it difficult to get around, much less manage a full house with children. Many women prefer not to give up the homes they have raised their families in, and instead prefer to try and make it work in the home they have rather than moving to a … [Read more...]

Saving For College the Easy Way #TakeSimpleSteps

Thank you to Country Financial for sponsoring this conversation. All opinions are my own. These days the price of everything is on the rise from a gallon of gas to groceries and the cost of college for our kids is no exception. Like most parents, I want to give my children every opportunity possible, including college, but with it becoming harder and harder to save for everyday things, how do we begin to save for our children's college … [Read more...]

Skip the Stress with Holiday Shopping at Your Local CVS

Skip the Stress with Holiday Shopping at Your Local CVS I’m proud to be working with CVS Pharmacy to help spread the word about #BetterHealthMadeEasy and how to #FindYourHealthy. All opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at CVS.com or with the appropriate manufacturers. Holiday shopping can be a stressful chore if you let it. I've found, though, that by shopping smart I can skip … [Read more...]

Easy Ways to Improve Your Morning

Easy Ways to Improve Your Morning Whether you wake up early for work or to make sure your kids get to school on time, mornings can be a drag. Even if you got enough sleep the night before, you still might resent the feeling of waking up to the screeching of an alarm clock. You might even consider yourself a morning person but still struggle with bad mornings every once in a while. Here are some easy ways to improve your morning so your day gets … [Read more...]

Buying vs. Building a Home: Advantages and Disadvantages of Each

Buying vs. Building a Home: Advantages and Disadvantages of Each It’s one of the oldest questions around when it comes to real estate: Should you buy or build a home? The answer isn’t always cut and dry. There are definite advantages and disadvantages to both approaches. Here are a few things worth keeping in mind if you’re deciding whether to buy or build your next home. What’s Your Timeline? Time is a huge factor in determining if you … [Read more...]

Five Effective Ways to Sneak in a Workout

Five Effective Ways to Sneak in a Workout As a parent, finding time to exercise can be a challenge. Often, we know what we have to do to get healthy but don’t know how to allocate the time into our busy schedules. Fortunately, it is simpler than you might think. Here are five effective ways to sneak in a workout, while working toward building a consistent exercise routine. Use the Dose Effect to Your Advantage You may have heard … [Read more...]

Seven of the Best Toys for Getting Kids Playing Outdoors

Seven of the Best Toys for Getting Kids Playing Outdoors With so many screens vying for kids’ attention, it’s no surprise that outdoor activity is on the decline among children. It’s reached the point that kids spend less time outdoors than prisoners. A survey from Unilever asked 12,000 parents about their children’s outdoor play. The survey revealed that children only spend about an hour a day outside. The health concerns over children’s … [Read more...]

25 Elf on the Shelf Ideas Your Kids Will Love

25 Elf on the Shelf Ideas Your Kids Will Love Elf on the Shelf has become on the biggest internet sensations this century. Parents near and far have brought these magical creatures into their home to wreck havoc during the night and bring order during the day. I’m assuming you’ve jumped on the Elf on the Shelf bandwagon, but has your idea pool run dry? Have no fear! We’ve searched the web to find 25 Elf on the Shelf ideas that your … [Read more...]

Holiday Gifts | Cariloha Bamboo Sheets | #GIVEAWAY | ends 12/22

Sample received. All opinions are my own. Your bedroom should be a place of comfort and relaxation. Many things go into creating that peaceful sanctuary and one of those important details, in my opinion, are great sheets! I'm always on the look out for amazing sheets. I mean, let's face it, if your bed feels cozy when you get into it you now a good night's sleep is a few eye winks away. But I will admit, I'm kind of a sheet snob. Much like … [Read more...]