Are you living in a small space, cramped in with neighbors and wondering if now's the time to have a baby? Maybe you're house hunting and looking at condos, apartments or townhomes but you have little kids. Here's how I manage in a 1,200 square foot condo with my 3 and 5 year old daughters.
Are you feeling every pregnancy symptom known to BabyCenter/Google, yet you keep getting a negative test? Here's some reasons why this might be happening.
Being a work-from-home mom has it's perks - staying calm all of the time isn't one of them. Here's how to balance working at home while caring for your family without losing your peace.
Is it hard to work from home with kids or a baby? Yes, yes it kind of is but aren't most things when you're a parent? Here's how I work from home as a writer and content creator with two kids by my side.
Early symptoms of hyperemesis gravidarum can be different from typical early signs of pregnancy. Here's how to tell the difference before your missed period and positive pregnancy test.
Here's a tutorial on how to make a simple flannel story board yourself to use for your classroom, Sunday school or your homeschool!
Too tired to do anything, even be a good mom? Not true. Here's how to be a good mom even when you're super worn out and overwhelmed (Hint: You're trying too hard).
You may have a little one on the way, but with all of the planning, prepping, doctor's appointments, and running to the bathroom it can be hard to find time to decide what baby name to choose. Here's an A-Z list of whimsical names for your baby girl.
Whether you're stuck at home with toddlers because the weather is bad or you're just too tired to take the kids out, here are some creative ideas for keeping your toddlers busy without leaving the house.
What should do when you're really worried that you don't have enough money? Take a deep breath and read these 14 tips for easing financial stress.
So your girlfriend really wants a baby or your husband keeps pointing out the tiny clothes hanging in storefronts while you're wondering why you should have kids at all. Here are some pretty good reasons to consider having kids from someone with two of her own.
Need to save money on groceries but don't know where to start? Here's some clever ways I've learned to save money on food by being more organized and still eating delicious, healthy meals!
How can you know if the right person for you has come along? Sometimes it's instant, sometimes it takes time, but if you're looking for some input on how to know if you should marry the person you're with, here's what my friends and I have learned over the years about picking the right person.
So, you want to get married but you don't really want to have a wedding? Here's ten reasons to skip the wedding and get married at the courthouse instead.
Is it really okay not to have kids? Yes (duh, I shouldn't even have to answer that) and here's why.
Trying to decipher the differences between hyperemesis gravidarum and typical morning sickness? Here are the signs and symptoms of true HG.
Just cracked open your digital pregnancy test to find two blue lines? Wondering what other digital tests look like when opened? Here's how negative and positive digitals look on the inside.
To be honest, I have no idea (I don't know her...) but my friends might be able to give you one. Read on if you're clueless about what to give or get your wife for Valentine's Day!
Is it coming out both ends and you're worried that your stomach bug could hurt your baby? Fear not. Here's how I survived the stomach flu at six months pregnant.
Did you have unprotected sex and now you're worried that you might be pregnant? Here are some resources and information to help you wade through the worry.
Have a bunch of clothes you want to sell for extra cash? Does ThredUp pay good money on their consignments? Find out here!
Looking to jam out to new songs at your wedding? Here's my list of the best love songs that came out in 2017 to play at your wedding and reception.
When you're getting ready for a new baby, deciding what you need now and what you may never use can be pretty overwhelming. Here's my personal list of must-haves and naaaaahhhhs.
Deciding when to start a family can be a complicated process, but deciding when to close the book on the baby-making chapter can be even more so. Here's my top reasons for not having any more kids.
If you want to save money but don't want to become a full blown homesteader, read my top ten tips for easy (and maybe a little weird) ways to save money that you probably haven't tried yet.
LuLaRoe recently changed their consultant return policy, leaving many thousands deep in debt and leggings.
Have you ever wished you could make money writing from home? I do! Let me show you how I make hundreds of dollars each month on HubPages.
Are you a stay at home mom or a busy working mom looking to make extra money with a side hustle? Here's a list of direct sales companies that you can rep for from your car, kitchen or bathroom!
Dealing with a late or missed period and positive you're not pregnant? You're not alone! Read on for clues to why your period is MIA and that pregnancy test is a BFN.
If whipping up a four course meal for your best friends while pouring a glass of wine for yourself sounds ideal, then these direct sales companies for food and wine lovers are perfect for you!
What are damaged vocal cords and how do they happen? Find out why artists like Adele have to take a break from singing due to fried vocal cords and how to prevent them.
Looking for an affordable gift for the super cool 3-year-old in your life that won't make their parents totally crazy? Here's a list of 15 toys under $20 that don't need a single battery.
Starting with preparation, then the meeting, the closing, and of course, the follow-up, here are the four stages of a meeting explained, whether you need help with your business class homework or you're just really in need of a better meeting strategy at work.
If you love lipstick and leggings check out these eight direct sales companies that give you the chance to make money from home selling beauty and fashion products.
Grocery shopping is okay, but it's way cooler when someone else does it for you. Here's my totally honest review and rundown on whether Shipt is worth it or not.
From the good (perfectly intact eggs!) to the not-so-good (way cold bananas) here's my totally honest, sort of surprising Jet.com review of their fresh grocery delivery service.
Does an epidural stop all of the pain? Does it hurt to get an epidural? Read on to find out my experience of what it really feels like to get an epidural—labor to recovery.
So, you've been asked the honor of standing in your friend's wedding as a bridesmaid and you don't want to mess up. Good for you! Follow these tips to be the best bridesmaid ever.
Finding out you're pregnant is super exciting and can also stir up feelings of confusion. Learn what to do after you get that coveted BFP (big fat positive)!
Are you home from school or work because you're sick but you've checked Facebook one too many times already? Here's 22 productive things to do when you're home sick and bored.
Whether you're planning a natural, unmedicated birth, or simply curious about the prospect of a natural birth, here's my firsthand account (in painful detail) of what it's like to give birth without an epidural.
Here's a week full of ideas to celebrate your love in the loveliest little city north of anywhere.
There's no better place to spend an autumn day. Here's your guide to fall fun in Traverse City, Michigan,
Here are 21 quotes, poems, and sayings to inspire you for Father's Day.
Looking for a little Mother's Day inspiration? Here are 21 quotes, poems, and sayings for the woman who gave you everything.
The absolute best places to shop for maternity online -- without going broke!
Can morning sickness be cured? Nope! But it can be managed. Here's advice from real moms who've survived morning sickness on all levels, sharing their wisdom to help get you to the other side of the not so joyous reality of pregnancy nausea.
With so many direct-sales companies coming and going, here are reviews of the the most current and relevant consultant jobs with direct sales companies for stay-at-home-moms.
From car-seat safety to self-care, here's your guide to a cozy first winter with your sweet little bundle of joy.
Put away the Celine Dion and Kenny G, I've got you covered with these feisty tracks to play on your wedding day.
Getting married at the courthouse doesn't mean you have to forfeit all the style and sentiment of a traditional wedding!
When preparing a meal for family and friends, the last thing you want to do is make them sick! Check out this guide for tips on food prep and safe thawing and defrosting.
Getting presents is some kind of wonderful. Registering for them with full-blown baby-brain? Not so much. Read this list for an easy go-to when it comes time to add toys to your baby registry.
Want to cloth diaper for the first time but have no idea where to start? Here's what I used to cloth diaper my girls from infancy through toddlerhood and what I would have added to my registry in hindsight.
Urinary Tract Infections can occur in any person of any age. The one thing they have in common is that they totally suck. Learn at-home-treatment options and ways to prevent future infections.
Cold sores are a total pain in the butt. Actually, the mouth. Find out what causes them, how to treat them, and why they're so darn common.
A step-by-step guide to activating your Virgin Mobile phone and getting on with your life.
Are you wondering how many hours a day you should homeschool, how your kids can make friends, or if it will work for your family? Get answers to frequently asked questions from a former homeschooled kid and current homeschooling mom!
Find out what gifts and gadgets to register for before your baby shower and what will just hide in the back of the closet until you're planning their graduation party.
Find out the symptoms, risks, and treatment options for Coccidioidomycosis.
Feeling super sick before your period, but not sure if you're pregnant? From tiredness to needing to pee all of the time, early pregnancy symptoms can feel a lot like PMS. Find out the weird, early signs you could be pregnant and what they mean.
From being pardoned in the elevator to why we ask you to stand by windows all of the time; what your wedding photographer wishes you knew.
Whether you're a Traverse City native or visiting from down south, here's the ultimate guide to summer fun in Traverse City, Michigan.
Cats are generally pretty awesome. They're less awesome when they pee on things. If you have cat urine to remove from washable fabrics, carpets, or couches, read on.
The lowdown on everything you need to get courthouse-hitched in class!
Chemical pregnancies (the term given to a very early miscarriage) are much more common than anyone realizes, yet much confusion surrounds the subject. Read on for clear answers to common questions.