How To Auto Save Money For College For Your Kids: It’s As Easy As 1, 2, 3!

  It is extremely important that parents have a college savings plan in place for each child. I am partnering with ScholarShare as an ambassador to tell you just how easy it is to start automatically saving for college, without batting an eye!   Look, I’m sure I don’t have to tell you that it’s a […]

“But Mommy, I Don’t Like My Brown Skin”

    I love the time spent one on one that I rarely get to have with my preschool aged daughter. The conversations, the giggles, the quest for her independence, and even simply coloring together can make my day. Well, one day she asked if I would paint with her, and it was then that […]

Finding The Time: Balancing a Busy Life of Family, Work and Self

  This post brought to you by Campbell’s Soup Company . The content and opinions expressed below are that of     Would you look at this happy little girl? All smiles. As a parent, that’s really what I strive for. Happiness, for her, and for me. A part of that means being able […]

Need To Eat Healthier? Here’s How to Get That Little Extra Push…

  How do you make sure your family eats healthy? I am partnering with Farm Fresh to You to show you the trick I use to cut out the junk foods and make sure my meals are healthy.     Look, I love sweets, breads, and processed foods just like the next person, but it’s so […]

It’s National College Savings Month: How Much Should You Save for Your Kids’ College Education?

  How much money should you be saving for your kids’ college education? I am partnering with ScholarShare to share a little information about 529 college savings accounts, and a few tips to save for college, and a way to take a pledge and win some cash!     Did you know that September is National […]

3 Reasons Your Child Won’t Go To College – And It’s YOUR Fault

  Will your child be able go to college? I am partnering with ScholarShare to share the reasons your kids might not be prepared for college – at your own fault.     It’s no secret that many disadvantaged children have it much tougher than their well off counterparts to attend and pay for college. I […]

5 Ways To Save Money and Pay Cash for Your Child’s College Education

  We all know that an education is the key to a child’s future, but do we know how we’re actually going to get there? I am partnering with ScholarShare to share information about the importance of saving for your child’s college education, and how to do it!     I know for certain that both […]

The 3 Ways You Know You’re Doing A Good Job As A Parent

    I hear so many moms (and dads) who express, in various ways, that they *think* they’re not doing enough for their children. By holding a career, hobbies and a social life, so many of us fear that we’re screwing our kids’ lives up when we can’t be their everything, all the time.     […]

How I Got My Kids to LOVE Brushing Their Teeth

  Last night, my kids ASKED ME if they can brush their teeth. WHAT? I am partnering with Firefly® and One2One Network to share my own opinion and show you all how to get your kids to brush their teeth, without a fight!     At ages 8 and 4, they both tend to cringe at doing anything […]

Live The Good Life: 5 Steps To Making Your Life Pure and Simple

  This post brought to you by DairyPure Milk. The content and opinions expressed below are that of   Ever wonder how you can live a happy, simple life? As we age, we realize that there are certain things that just don’t matter, and simplicity becomes the goal.     No matter what happens […]

Lessons In Parenting Trials: Staying A Step Ahead of Melt-Downs While On-The-Go

  Keeping the kids happy while traveling was once a tough feat – until now. This sponsored article in partnership with Mott’s and SocialMoms tells you the simple ways to prevent melt-downs while on-the-go…   See this face?     So sweet. So innocent. Until…     Between school and work, sports, family obligations, fun and […]

5 Reasons It’s Hard For Single Moms to Get A Date — Hint, It’s NOT Because You Have Kids

  I am a single mother, why can’t I find a date?     Now, it is true: there are some men who will not date women with children. This is a good thing, you’ll get an edge on weeding out the men who judge you instantly like that – they are not the men you […]