Communicating With Your Ex Doesn’t Have to be a Nightmare – Check Out These 9 Co-Parenting Apps

Online Communication Tool Reviews for Co-Parenting If you’re a single mom, dad or you’ve remarried, then more than likely you’ve had some difficult (maybe even heated) conversations with your ex over the kids. I’ll admit that I’ve had countless “heated” conversations with my children’s father over the years, especially as the kids were younger and we were younger and not willing to budge when it came to what we wanted. How I wish these co-parenting communication tools were available back then!  Is it easy to learn how to communicate effectively with your ex? No. But is it essential? Yes. Since […]

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45 Ways You Can Help a Single Mom and Make a Difference in Her Life

As a single mom, I {for the most part} wanted everyone to see me keep it all together. I had two small children, a full-time job with lots of overtime, a car note, a mortgage and I was going to school online part-time. Not only was I carrying a massive amount of responsibility and fear but my pride was just as heavy. I wanted everyone to see me as this supermom capable of the impossible. However, my realty was, I was always one bill away from financial ruin and one moment away from a complete and total meltdown.  There are […]

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How to Throw a Last Minute Halloween Party for Your Kids While Sticking to Your Budget

  You know, It’s not too late to plan a super fun and thrilling Halloween Party for your kids and fellow moms! What better way to create some close connections and friendships than to host an easy {and cheap} Halloween Party?? The treats, costumes, gory games and spooky stories will create a Halloween party that will be one of the most exciting parties of the year! 1. Reach out to several of your mom friends and ask if they’d like to help put this shindig on. If finances are tight for you and your friends, you could ask each mom […]

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Using Pinterest to Increase Blog Traffic and Starting a Profitable Facebook Group

Using Pinterest and Facebook to Increase Your Blog Traffic and Profits I have been blogging for several years now. I love to write and my desire has always been to share my words with others and prayerfully make a difference in their lives, either big or small. If you love to write and you’re blogging, chances are you want to reach others as well. There are so many different ways to drive traffic to your blog or business website, however, Pinterest is the absolute BEST way to promote and advertise your writing or products and reach thousands and thousands of […]

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How Not to Ruin Your Child’s Life This Halloween

This blog contains affiliates. To learn more about our Affiliate Policy, please click here. Many Halloween’s ago, I made a HUGE mistake with my then 6-year-old son’s costume and easily won the title for worst mom. It was a year I would ensure to never repeat again nor could I ever forget! In fact, NO ONE in my family has been able to forget. I was a single mom during those days, working full time and trying my best to take care of two little ones. My son wanted nothing more than to be Spiderman. He LOVED Spiderman and would […]

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Over 13 Pounds Lost in One Month!

13.5 pounds gone! And in one month! That’s more weight than one of those bags of oversized potatoes you can buy in bulk at Costco. I find them to be so heavy that I always find a way to manipulate someone else in my family to carry them in. Ok, so I’m exaggerating a bit. They’re not that heavy but I just prefer the lighter grocery items and I am trying to hype up my weight loss. For someone with hypothyroidism and who has an extremely difficult time losing weight, even prescription weight loss medication has not worked for me, […]

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Fall Decorating with Your Christmas Tree

Decorating with Your Christmas Tree for Fall and Thanksgiving {Share on Pinterest} Fall is upon us Y’all and I could not be more thrilled! It is absolutely my favorite time of the year. But here in Texas, we have to force the autumn season on us in any way that we can. I keep the air conditioning in the house super cold, just so I can wear warm jammies, fuzzy socks, and wrap up in a soft warm blanket. Maroon colored mums (Gig em!) surround our front porch. Fall scented candles are always burning and I sprinkle a little bit of […]

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