Life Skills – How to Reconcile a Checkbook

Money matters are something us moms are in charge of but after talking to my kids I realized just how many money skills aren’t taught in school. So here is my share for today in case you’ve forgotten how to reconcile your checkbook: When was the last time you reconciled your checkbook?

When I grow up..

I had a conversation with my mom last week about college tuition and how I didn’t agree with it even if my college education isn’t really being used that much as a fledgling blogger and stay at home mom. My first plan for a career was to be a teacher and an athletic trainer andContinue reading “When I grow up..”

21 Common Sense Things Moms Should Know in 2021

I love my Facebook Mommy Groups, but there are an unending list of common sense things that are asked about in them. In the spirit of Pinterest, the repetitiveness inspired me to make this quick list to consolidate months of reading for you into one nice neat package. Here, to start off 2021 with aContinue reading “21 Common Sense Things Moms Should Know in 2021”

Start the new year off right with a Personality Test

Revisiting a blog post from last year that was really informative… Fiction writing is a passion of mine and earlier this year I was exploring both Personality Types and Enneagrams on the advice of a writer named Abbie Emmons. On her YouTube channel she has an extremely informative series of videos on fiction writing. TheContinue reading “Start the new year off right with a Personality Test”

The conversation that would pass between the three of them would keep me entertained for hours

I think if I got to sit down with a celebrity mom and interview her I’d want to sit with someone like Reece Whitherspoon, Mayim Chaya Bialik, or Danica McKellar. Not only are these three celebrities that I’ve grown up with over the years, but all three women are extremely educated in their given fields.Continue reading “The conversation that would pass between the three of them would keep me entertained for hours”

It is a 24/7 job for the rest of your life…

FALSE: Being a stay at home mom is easy. TRUTH FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC:Take a moment to search Twitter for “stay a home mom is easy”. This will bring up a never ending list of tweets about the subject. Most of them include something about being physically and mentally exhausted, many of them talk aboutContinue reading “It is a 24/7 job for the rest of your life…”

5 things they don’t tell you about being a softball mom

Last spring my daughter dropped out of the karate dojo into the world of softball. At seven years old our recreational league was a great beginning. We were middle of the pack with a great first year coach who helped our team really love the game of softball. As much as I thought I knewContinue reading “5 things they don’t tell you about being a softball mom”