Where to Get Cheap or Free Kids Books 3
Kids books are so expensive that you wonder why you haven’t written an 8 page book with 20 words in it to sell for $14.99. And of course, your child will read it once and toss it to the side or just completely destroy it. Even if your kid loves books, she’ll keep wanting more and more. So how do you afford all of these kids books? Well, friend, you get thrifty and find ways of getting free or cheap kids books. Here are some good places to start.  

Where to Get Cheap or Free Kids Books


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Back in the day, scrapbooks were all the rage. Now we're all too busy to deal with that. Luckily, the new thing is keepsake books! They're either filled with prompts or even just fill in the blanks for busy moms like me. I've always loved going back through my old books that my mom put together for me so I'm writing in a few of these in hopes that Toot will also enjoy looking back on our lives. Here are 7 awesome keepsake books that I've found!

7 Best Keepsake Books Your Child Will Love


How I Made Money in My 7th Month of Blogging - March 2017 Blog Income Report | Make money blogging, how to blog for profit, blogging for money, seven months, blogging tips for beginners 1
There's a lot of self-evaluation when it comes to blogging, and I think that's how you get the most out of your blog. I don't necessarily like doing it, but I feel like it's necessary to do. My blog income, traffic stats, and goals report is more for me than it is for you. But I like to share it anyway because it might be of some help if you're thinking of starting a blog.

How I Made Money in My Seventh Month of Blogging



7 Ways to Overcome Motherhood Anger | Guest Post
Guest Post: Becoming a mother is not always rainbows and unicorns; for some women, parenthood brings with it a sense of anger that seems unshakeable.While many women who read this may shake their heads and say things like, “She never should have been a mother,” others will completely understand. There is not a general rule book for parenthood. Every woman will experience a different rollercoaster of emotions and moments that build to define the overall experience as a whole, and there are many who would not describe it as an enjoyable time.

7 Ways to Overcome Motherhood Anger


7 Tips on Buying Gender Neutral for Your Baby | How to buy gender neutral clothes for your baby, why you should buy gender neutral, waiting to be surprised baby gender, gender neutral baby shower, parenting tips, baby hacks, mom hack, babies 3
Let's face it, babies don't care what you put them in. They know they're cute. So why do we bother buying clothes specifically for boys or girls? Yes, we like cute clothes, but how practical is a pink onesie when you're done with it and all of your friends just had boys? There are many reasons why you would want to buy gender neutral for your baby, and I'll give you 7 tips on what to look for and what to avoid.

7 Tips on How to Buy Gender Neutral for Your ...


It IS Possible to Have Healthy Toddlers 1
Guest Post: I know how rough it can be. Toddlers are so sweet, chubby and adorable; but they’re also fickle little things. We finally get them to eat the broccoli on their plate, and it seems like they can’t get enough of it! Yes! Mom win! And then just as suddenly as they started liking this new food, they now refuse it. It leaves us wondering what on earth just happened, and we are back to square one in the fight to help our toddlers eat healthier.

It IS Possible to Have Healthy Toddlers



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Pregnancy is a mother's first sacrifice for her child. We completely trash our bodies just to give them life. Some of us have done it a dozen times. (I have no idea how, though. Props to those women!) Yes, there are some great things that happen during pregnancy, but the miracle of life is a struggle. Here are some things I definitely could've done without during pregnancy.

15 Things I Definitely Do NOT Miss About Being Pregnant


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Seeing your friends get pregnant all around you while you struggle with infertility can be ROUGH. I was lucky enough to get pregnant with Toot with only the assistance of an ovulation kit. But a few of my friends and family members have needed more scientific intervention to conceive their babies. Here are 6 options to consider if you're hoping to become a parent.

6 Infertility Treatment Options to Grow Your Family


How to Soundtrack Your Baby's Life 2
What is soundtracking? You know how in movies there's a song that goes along with what's going on? It may be in the background and instrumental but it subconsciously tells your brain something about what's going on. Or it may be a full-on musical and they're signing about what is going on.You can do this with your own life to teach your baby to respond to the music you play or sing!

Why You Should Soundtrack Your Baby’s Life



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Let's face it, I don't have time or patience to make any of those toddler meals on Pinterest. My child isn't going to eat kale or quinoa. I also don't always want to make a full meal to share with her. So here are my go-to meals for lunch and dinner when I want something fast and easy just for her.

Realistic Toddler Meal Ideas for Busy Moms


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Once you plan out your baby shower games, you have to figure out what kind of prizes you're going to give out. This can be stressful when you don't know who is going to win a prize. You can't really buy for a specific person. It has to be able to go to anyone invited. It could go to your crazy teenage cousin or your super Catholic grandma. Here are 9 prizes that will (hopefully) fit pretty much anyone at your baby shower.

9 Prizes For Baby Shower Games


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Buying gifts for a baby is easy. But what about when they turn one? Suddenly your baby is a toddler! But not a big toddler like a two or three-year-old. It's sort of a transition phase between baby and toddler. Between 12 and 18 months is basically the baby version of tweens. So what do you get a baby for their first birthday? Here are a few ideas for you!

Gift Ideas for Baby’s First Birthday



Do you do a lot of online shopping? I do! I'm sure you've heard about Groupon, but did you know they have coupons too? Well, they do! It doesn't matter if you're shopping for holiday gifts or just for everyday things. They've got you covered with coupon codes.

Save Money Shopping Online with Groupon Coupons


As you may be able to tell, one of my favorite hobbies is earning extra money. I've found 5 apps for my phone that allow me to earn a little extra money during my downtime or while Toot plays independently. Now, these aren't get-rich-quick schemes. You're not going to make thousands of dollars from these. But you'll make enough to cover dinner out with your husband every once in a while, and that's worth it to me!

5 Ways to Earn Money with Your Phone


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I am not a Pinterest Mom or a Crunchy Mom. I'm not going to make anything that has kale or quinoa in it. I don't have a lot of time in the morning to make breakfast because I have to get ready for work. And on the weekends, I'm just too tired to cook a whole big breakfast. So here are my go-to toddler breakfast ideas that real moms can do!

Realistic Toddler Breakfast Ideas For Busy Moms