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Dr. Laura’s Review of Our Book Living a Rich Life as a Stay at Home Mom

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Dr. Laura Schlessinger reviewed and endorsed our book on her popular radio talk show today! Karen and I are beyond excited!! I’ve been listening to Dr. Laura ever since I was a little girl and I admit, I teared up when she said the things she did. Dr. Laura is such a champion of stay-at-home

Simple Syrup Recipe

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Simple Syrup is used mainly for beverages such as lemonade (recipe here), fruit tea, limeade, virgin Mojitos (recipe here), virgin margaritas (recipe coming soon), etc. Simple syrup is also used as a pre-frosting glaze on cakes (to seal in the moisture) before a cake is frosted. Just make sure to lightly glaze a fairly cool

Tools and Supplies to Have on Hand If Your Baby Gets RSV

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If your baby has a raspy cough, has a temp (even low grade), and/or is struggling to breath, it is better to play it safe than sorry. Take them in to the doctor, instacare, or ER. I’m not a medical professional. I’m just sharing what I learned when our baby contracted RSV. Things you’ll want

Championing Motherhood Community

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Do you talk to your best friend about credit card debt? Do you post about your never ending bills on Facebook? Do you have anyone to talk to about how the paycheck never seems to cover everything? Who do you go to when you and your husband argue (esp. about money)? At girl’s night out

Slow Cooker Cream Cheese Chicken Recipe

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My mom has been making this crockpot/slowcooker cream cheese chicken recipe for years. It is so easy to prepare (it only takes 3 minutes of prep) and is super tasty and delicious! Once you try this recipe out, you’ll want to make it again. Simply place your frozen chicken on the bottom of the crockpot

21 Must-Cherish Memories for Parents of Babies

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Having a baby is both difficult and rewarding:  recovering from labor can be extremely difficult; adjusting to a newborn’s schedule seems nearly impossible; and I’m the first to admit that cleaning up from blow outs and constantly trimming microscopic fingernails isn’t the funnest. However, experiencing the joy of a baby sure outweighs the negative aspects. After having my

How to ‘Kid-Proof’ an App (like Netflix) on an iPhone or iPad

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As a parent, there are just times when you need your child to sit quietly. We recently experienced one.  I was leaving to go to a funeral and our babysitter cancelled due to the flu. Her cancelling meant that my wild toddler and newborn and I were going to a funeral together—gulp. As expected, we

Easy Fruit Frappe Recipe

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My grandma has been making this fruit frappe for special occasions ever since I can remember. Everyone in our extended family (over 50 people) love it. She usually makes it for baby showers, baby blessings, birthday parties, etc. Honestly, I never knew how easy it was to make until I asked her if I could

The One Year Week-by-Week Family Emergency Plan

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It is crucial for peace of mind and financial stability to be ready for natural disasters, economic downturns, or emergencies. If you want to put food and supplies aside for such a time but are just too busy or can’t afford it all at once, don’t worry.This course will make getting your family prepared for

Disneyland Vacation Giveaway

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Last March 2014, I held a giveaway and gave thousands worth of prizes away but the best was sending a family to Disneyland. The family that won had a great time! Well, I guess I’m starting a tradition because it’s March again and I’ve teamed up with some amazing bloggers to send someone else (hopefully

Chicken Cacciatore Slow Cooker Recipe

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Cacciatore means “hunter” in Italian and is a dish that is often prepared with tomatoes, onions, herbs, and chicken or rabbit. This Chicken Cacciatore Slow Cooker Recipe is SO DELICIOUS and EASY. In 7 minutes prep and 5-6 hours slow cooking, your house will smell amazing and hearty appetites will be satisfied. Bonus- This meal is

Why Following This Common Marriage Advice is Unknowingly Destroying Your Relationship

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Ironically enough, I am now divorced—due to other reasons than ones mentioned in this article. That said, I didn’t want to delete this as I believe it is valuable information, helpful, and pertinent for a healthy marriage. Last night, my now-ex-husband and I got into a fight. We had started off the day exhausted to

How to Teach a Toddler Their Colors (37 Creative Activities!)

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  Children learn their colors between 20 months-3 1/2 years of age. Doing some of the following 35 activities will help facilitate their learning. Playing with colored blocks. Color with crayons, colored pencils, etc. Go on a treasure hunt! Using paper lunch bags with colors on the front go collect colored toys together.   Tutorial

How to Save Money on Organic Food

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Organic food is free from pesticides, hormones, and other not-so-great-for-consumption additives. Eating organic is a great way to be healthier and enhance the flavor/taste of your meals. Although many people are buying more and more organic food, for most the expensive prices prove to be a bit of a hurdle.  Price doesn’t always need to be

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