• Mom Life,  Parenting

    To My Daughter With Love

    You were my firstborn, the one I prayed so badly to be a girl, the light of my life. My entire world. It feels like just yesterday you were curled up in my arms sleeping. So innocent and not a care in the world. Now you sit on your bed behind your bedroom door with your music blaring, sometimes dancing in the mirror as if no one knows. You continue to be a caring and considerate person. When I was a growing up as a teenager, I thought my parents were strict. I told everyone that. More so my mom to be honest. In fact, up until a couple of…

  • Cleaning

    5 Super Easy Bathroom Cleaning Hacks

    Who on earth loves to clean the bathroom? It certainly isn’t me. Don’t get me wrong I absolutely love a clean, fresh, sanitized bathroom but actually cleaning it is not my favourite thing to do. The bathroom is full of so many germs and bacteria’s. I’m going to give you some simple cleaning hacks for the bathroom that take little effort and time. As a side note too if you use a Lysol wipe each morning for the counter and sink it’ll make your job ten times easier when it’s time for a good scrub down! 1. Use Lemon On Your Chrome. This is so easy. Cut a lemon in…

  • Self Care

    Love Is In The Air

    Valentine’s Day is not just for people in a relationship. Okay I know what you’re thinking. How could this post possibly pertain to me? I’m single. Well this post is all about being single and what you can do when you’re surrounded by love and romance. At some point we have all been there. It’s February and everyone around is preparing for Valentine’s Day, every store is loaded with red hearts and chocolate kisses. You begin to hate the day that is supposed to mean so much because spending it alone just isn’t the same as spending it with someone you love. The problem is, people we love are all…

  • Organizing

    A Guide To Organizing Your Living/Family Room

    When you feel like there is no end to the disorganized chaos your home has become, these few simple tips may help you start getting organized, at least in you living/family room area. If your feeling lost in your own home I can completely relate. I have been there. Ok to be real, i’m still there in tons of areas of my home. We tend to accumulate things we find because the item was super cute, maybe it was on sale or maybe you went all out at Christmas and between yourself and the kids, the house is overflowing with toys and clothes and many other items. Organizing your home…

  • Relationships

    Dating When You’re A Single Parent

    Anyone that has gone through the part of our adult life where we part ways with our other half, kids in tow, knows how hard it can be to get back into the dating world. Maybe you found Mr. Right as soon as you started the dating process, maybe you’ve gone through numerous guys to find your true love or maybe like me, you’re still waiting to find him. Either way the wonderful world of dating can sometimes feel like a huge task, maybe hopeless or maybe for some, super exciting. In this post I’m going to get real with you from my point of view and offer some tips…

  • Parenting

    Single Parenting Takes Some Getting Used To

    Parenting single is not easy, no matter how much you think you have it all together or you let it seem like you have it all together it is a struggle. We have nights we just want to curl up and cry and nights where loneliness makes us feel like we could disappear without anyone noticing. Other times we are perfectly content and happy with the way life is going. Single Moms Need a Community When I was married, I liked to believe that we were just like every other family. We were raising our children together even though we didn’t always see eye to eye. Then when we split…

  • Self Care

    All About Self-Care

    This time of year can be hard on people. Less sun, more clouds, cold weather.. I could go on and on. This ultimately means we need to go the extra mile and take care of ourselves first. I totally understand how selfish “taking care of ourselves first” can sound especially when you have little ones that depend on you. As a mother though it is even more crucial you do something for you. 1. Self-care is about taking care of yourself.  Self-care basically means if you don’t take care of your needs first, you can’t help others to your best ability. This is no different when you are given instructions in…

  • Adventures

    3 Tips For Planning A Mini Family Vacation

    Ensuring an awesome family vacation for the kids is not as easy as you might think. What’s fun for you may not be as appealing for your kids, especially when you end up choosing attractions and things to do that are not as kid-friendly as you had originally thought. Here are a few great tips for a successful family trip that both you and your kids will enjoy: 1.Get the Little Kids Involved. Like you, your kids generally have an idea of what makes a fun holiday with the family. Trust their judgment, and get them involved with the planning aspect before you start packing. Give them several kid-friendly options…

  • Design & DIY

    7 Ways To Create A Bedroom Oasis On A Budget

    We all need a peaceful room we love. Considering the amount of time you spend in your room either trying to get to sleep, sleeping or just laying in bed watching TV. Your bedroom should be a space you are in love with and find peace in. The bedroom is often the place we forget to put our creative design ideas into or a space we don’t want to spend a lot of money on. We wander into it half asleep or wishing we were and we don’t give it a second thought. In reality your bedroom should be a place you want to be and a place where you…

  • Cleaning

    9 Cheap Cleaning Hacks For The Kitchen

    Cleaning the kitchen always seems like a chore. Especially when you have the rest of the house to tend to. Even doing the dishes after dinner is something most people dread and that’s just to make the kitchen look tidy again. Ok I guess it’s also so you have cookware for the next night too.😏 After a long day at work and than having to spend the rest of your evening getting homework, dinner and bedtime routines done your exhausted. Believe me I can relate! So I’ve put together 9 cleaning hacks that take a very short amount of time and most of them can be done using simple ingredients…