Ninety-nine pennies. That’s all it costs per pound to have someone wash, dry, fold, and package my family’s laundry. It comes out to something like $8-10 per normal load, but frees up hours and hours of my time. Time I can now spend on my family and more important things in my life. It’s a […]
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Whether it’s a business trip, deployment, or visiting family, there are times when in parenting when what’s typically a two parent household has to adapt to the needs of solo-parenting. You don’t have to be a military family to know what it’s like to solo-parent and trying to juggle raising kids on your own for […]
After a long day of screaming kids, trivial battles, and the endless cycle of trying to pick up after my children who are constantly making messes, I am completely and utterly exhausted. The belief that self-care in the form of me time where we begin indulging in ourselves, treating our desires, and letting loose is … well… not accurate. […]
Having kids changes us, doesn’t it? It softens our hearts and refocuses what is truly important in life. Being human, I am not perfect. But I know and recognize that in the last several years I have had to handle my own emotions better, especially once I became a mother. It’s also been a journey […]
Our children are growing up in a “throw away” and “do it for me” society where someone can pay others to stand in line for them and their possessions are transient and even disposable. No wonder our children are feeling so entitled. But the sad truth is that we’re teaching it to them. Maybe not […]