Manage Stress During the Holidays

Manage Stress During the Holidays

We just hosted all four grandparents at our house for a week. When you have kids at home, there may not be large windows of time during your week to prep for the holidays. This time I approached the visit with less stress. I have learned how to manage stress...
Inflation Tips for Living on One Income

Inflation Tips for Living on One Income

Our budget looks much different this year. We had about 5 years of really good financial times. My husband got a promotion a few years ago, all our debt was paid off and we could save like I had been wanting. This last year, changes began to creep in to our expenses....
Activities for the 100th Day of School

Activities for the 100th Day of School

School kids look forward to the big 100th day of school. Included here are over 15 activities for the 100th day of school. Activities for the 100th day of school help children learn number sense and the value of 100. My oldest son was assigned a 100th Day of School...
School Year Organization That Works

School Year Organization That Works

At the start of last school year, I got bombarded. A surprise “deployment” meant single parenting for me right at the start of a busy season. Kids were all enrolled in sports and activities. My plan was to have two parents to share drop off and pick up...