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baby must haves | the ultimate list of baby must haves | baby registry must haves | gifts for new moms
congratulations! You’ve made it through labor and delivery--the seemingly most difficult chapter--and now you are adjusting to life with a newborn! Whether it be your first child, or you are experiencing the baby stage again, you may find yourself over-tired, overworked, and in need of a few miracles to help you survive life with a new baby. I’ve been there,...
Baby girl names | baby girl names that start with a
If you are like me then you like names that start with a certain letter! My favorite is A, B, J, and M. Coming up with a name for your little girl is HARD! At least it was for us. You don't want to name your precious little one the name of someone you had bad dealings with, or...
Valentines day | ideas to do on valentines | couple valentines date ideas
can you believe that Valentine's day is just right around the corner! If you are like me you want to try something new and romantic. SInce valentine's day is a such a fun day to spend with your lover. There are so many ways that you can make Valentine's day fun without needing to spend a bunch of money....
Pinterest pins | how to create good pinterest pins
pinterest is an amazing marketing tool to use to generate traffic to your blog or website. Pinterest is one of the quickest ways to get traffic to your brand without spending any money because it's FREE! Once I got our blog Dollar Mommy Club up I started using Pinterest to start getting visitors to our blog. In the first week...
Pregnancy | how to save for a baby
welcoming a new addition to the family requires a lot of preparation. One of the most important ways to prepare is to set money aside for all of the inevitable purchases. There are many ways to set money aside and ensure that you are prepared financially for the new arrival! I have put together 6 ways you can start saving...
travel
Fear of travel; whether by plane, car, ocean liner or train is not only a challenge for the person affected by it, but for those who are traveling with the person as well. There have been many cases in which a family member, for example, is at the airport and suddenly has an anxiety attack either before or after...
emotions can be very big and scary things when you're a child, and not just for younger children. The emotional upheaval of adolescence can seem overwhelming as well. Helping kids identify, understand, and take ownership of their emotions does them a life-long favor. Helping kids understand their emotions will help them know how to deal with situations that are difficult,...
congratulations! You just found out you are having a boy. Now you are tasked with making a list of the baby boy names that you like. Are you going to go with a more traditional name or non-traditional name? Here is a list of the top 50 unique baby boy names that you might have missed! Before my husband and...
right now, it seems like everyone is looking for the secret to losing weight. They take pills and go on the latest diet looking for a quick fix. The truth is, there's no miracle diet that will help you take off 20 pounds overnight, but there are things that can give you that extra boost to finally take the...
positive parenting
when most of us think of discipline, we may not realize it, but we're probably thinking of methods that are actually negative reinforcement or out of anger and frustration. Punishment fits into this category, as do some consequences that are enacted in a negative way. Parenting is challenging at times. So where does positive reinforcement fit in? Can it really...