8 Energizing Tips for Busy and Tired Moms

energizing tips for moms

Pregnancy, small children and busy schedules can zap a mom's energy. Finding energy throughout the day to just to get the daily tasks done can sometimes be difficult. That's when you need some extra ,energizing tips to help you get the most out of your motherhood journey!Four years ago I was expecting my fifth child, parenting four kids ages six and under and trying to adjust to a third-world culture. That pregnancy had been tough. So tough, that is brought me to tears --- many times. I needed energy to clean the house, cook meals, home-school my kids and teach piano. But, it seemed that there was no hope to re-energize myself. I kept feeling like my spirit was dragging my body … [Continue reading...]

No-Bake Black Forest Cheesecake Squares

no-bake black forest cheesecake

There’s something that makes you feel luxurious and romantic when you eat cheesecake — even when it’s a no-bake version! I love no-bake versions because they’re much more frugal and easy. In fact, my family loves no-bake cheesecake so much they never ask for the “real” thing — even when I offer! If you’re around […]

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Six Simple Ways to Celebrate Your Child’s Academic Success

simple ways to celebrate your child

This month has been super special for our family. One of the biggest highlights was celebrating our daughter’s academic success this year. She started Kindergarten and worked diligently. After months of working on letter sounds, phonics, sight words, and other reading readiness skills, she wasfinally able to read an entire book by herself the other […]

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Three Ingredient Easy Breakfast Cookies

easy three ingredient breakfast cookies

When you were a kid did you ever dream of waking up to homemade cookies for breakfast? Sounds yummy, huh? Well, these cookies are the perfect morning treat because they are packed with healthy vitamins and contain no added sugar! Plus, you only need three ingredients! I love how simple they are to throw together […]

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Banana Cream Pie Cupcakes

banana cream pie cupcakes recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #McCafeMyWay #CollectiveBias. One of my favorite desserts I have been making for years is banana cream pie. I’ve tried varying up a bit; changing the crust, spicing up the pie filling etc. But just recently I took a […]

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10 Time-saving Hair Tips for Busy Moms

time-saving hair tips for busy moms

Life gets busy, doesn’t it? One difficult part of motherhood is trying to find enough time for yourself while changing diapers, home-schooling kids and cooking dinner. To save you time and sanity, here are some time-saving hair tips that will help you keep your hair beautiful — without taking up your time! 10 Time-saving Hair […]

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Why Staying Married Can Make You a Better Parent

staying married can make you a better parent

“I don’t think you should stay married just for your kids.” came a snarky reply from a high school friend. This was the same friend who was floored to find out I was getting married after only one semester in college. She really had no idea about how negatively her child was being influenced by […]

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