Being A Better You

Tips to Start a Home-Based Business as a Stay-At-Home-Mom

Tips to Start a Home-Based Business as a Stay-At-Home-Mom

Looking for tips to start a home-based business as a stay-at-home-mom. Keep reading to become a CEO and own your finances. Staying at home with your kids can be one of the most rewarding experiences for your family. However, many families cannot survive off of one income. So, what are you to do when you can’t afford to stay home with your little one, but you’re still not ready to go back to the office? And perhaps you do not ever want to return to the office. How do you find common ground to be able to stay with your…
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Achieve Better Health Naturally: Strengthen Your Immune System

Achieve Better Health Naturally: Strengthen Your Immune System

Are you looking for ways to improve the health of you and your family? Take a look at these expert tips on strengthening your immune system to achieve better health naturally. The film, “The Boy in the Platic Bubble,” shows a fictitious account of life without an immune system. The boy is forced to live in a completely sterile environment. Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) or “bubble boy disease” is very real and occurs in approximately 1 out of every 58,000 births in the U.S. Achieve Better Health Naturally: Strengthen Your Immune System Our immune system protects us from external pathogens…
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Keeping Your House Clean With Kids | 12 Easy Tips!

Keeping Your House Clean With Kids | 12 Easy Tips!

Are you looking for ways of keeping your house clean with kids? These twelve tips will have your house clean with less stress for you! As much as you might love your children, cleaning up after them is not something a lot of parents look forward to; the chaos of a cluttered home can be tiresome. Keeping a house clean with kids might seem impossible, but it’s a task that must always be done. As a parent, when you first start having kids is when you realize how difficult it is to get anything done with children around. You used…
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How to Pick Up a New Skill as a Busy Mom

How to Pick Up a New Skill as a Busy Mom

Looking for some easy ways of how to pick up a new skill as a busy mom? Then keep reading for five great tips! If you’re a parent and you lead a busy lifestyle, the chances are you don’t have too much free time to focus on yourself, nevermind the time needed to pick up a new skill. At least, that’s how it feels. In reality, it might not be as clear cut as that. There are more ways than ever for busy people to pick up new skills and it couldn’t be easier. It might be more possible than…
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Health Benefits of Yoga for New Moms

Health Benefits of Yoga for New Moms

Are you curious about the Health Benefits of Yoga for New Moms? If so, keep reading to learn all the ways yoga can positively affect your well-being! Yoga has several health benefits, and the popularity of yoga has become much more relevant over the past few years. Yoga is much more popular amongst women than in men. This may be due to men practicing weight lifting and muscle gains. Women, on the other hand, are much more interested in staying fit and getting a leaner body. Especially for a new mom, yoga is a "healthier" option due to a reduction…
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6 Fun Things to Do with Your Daughter

6 Fun Things to Do with Your Daughter

Want to spend more quality time with your precious girl? Here are seven incredibly fun things to do with your daughter to build a stronger bond! Your little girl is only going to be little for a short while. Before you know it, she'll be leaving the nest and heading toward her future. Take advantage of all the time you have left with her with mommy-daughter days. 6 Fun Things to Do with Your Daughter There are a lot of fun things you can do with your daughter, such as baking, creating works of art, heading to the bookstore, and…
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How to Make Extra Income as a Single Mom

How to Make Extra Income as a Single Mom

Are you looking for ways to make extra income as a single mom? Keep reading for 8 great tips! If you're a single mom, you have a lot of responsibilities competing for your attention. And when money gets tight, you might not have time for a second boss or another item on your to-do list. So what can you do to earn extra cash with all these restrictions? There are a ton of things to pursue if you want to earn additional income. Some of these ideas mesh with having a little one in tow. The others work well if…
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Mom Self Care Tips: How To Ensure You Have Your Me Time

Mom Self Care Tips: How To Ensure You Have Your Me Time

Looking for some easy mom self care tips? Keep reading! Motherhood is a privilege that not everyone can enjoy. However, it also comes with its set of challenges, demands, sacrifices, and, not to mention, sleepless nights. In managing a household, especially one that’s particularly chaotic because of toddlers and elementary-age kids, it can be easy to forget your needs as you focus on putting your children first. Mom Self Care Tips: How To Ensure You Have Your Me Time However, you should know that self-care is a necessity. Stop listening to people who guilt-trip you and say that it’s just…
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Starting 2020 with Better Choices & Healthy Favorites

Starting 2020 with Better Choices & Healthy Favorites

I’ve partnered with Green Giant, Optimum Nutrition, vitafusion, and L’il Critters as part of an Influencer Activation and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Our family has a resolution this year of making better choices with our health. While we love our vegetables and family dinners, we often replace meals with fast food on busy nights and don't always get the exercise we need! That is why we are starting off 2020 by making better choices and some healthy favorites. One of the biggest ways I am working towards this goal for our family is by preparing…
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Caregiver Stress: 5 Methods To Take Care of Yourself

Caregiver Stress: 5 Methods To Take Care of Yourself

Being a caregiver to an elderly parent, child, or disabled person can come with quite a bit of stress. While wanting to help and make our loved ones' everyday life a bit easier, sometimes it seems impossible to continue. This is especially true if caregiving is mentally exhausting. To be able to take care of someone else, you need to take care of your own health as well. As a caregiver, you have another person depending on you. You need to make sure your well-being comes first to be able to take good care of the others. Caregiver Stress: 5…
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4 Simple Ways of Looking after Yourself as a Parent

4 Simple Ways of Looking after Yourself as a Parent

. When you’re a parent, you will put a lot of your time and effort into providing everything that your children need. You will want to ensure that they have the best education, guarantee that they remain fit and healthy, and set them up for a great future. You could even consider how to ensure that you will be able to support them financially until a lot later in their adult life. However, while all these considerations are certainly important, you do need to think about looking after yourself as a parent as well.  4 Simple Ways of Looking after Yourself…
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Taking Time for Yourself as a Mom

Taking Time for Yourself as a Mom

Taking time for yourself as a mom can feel like a sin, but it's a necessity for every mom from time to time. With caregiver fatigue at an all-time high, women everywhere are exhausted, stressed, and busy more than ever! So what sort of personal time do you need? Do you need alone time? Do you need to rest? Or maybe you need to do something you enjoy. Whatever your need is, there is always a way to practice self-care in your life.  Taking Time for Yourself as a Mom Check out these essential but straightforward ways of taking time…
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Ways to Help your Kids Mentally Do Better in Life

Ways to Help your Kids Mentally Do Better in Life

Being a parent can be rough, and sometimes, it’s also hard on your child. But, there are ways to help you and your child do better mentally in life, and here, we’ll discuss how to achieve that with your kids, and how you can effectively improve not just your relationship with them, but pave the path to success with them too. Get help If you feel like you’re struggling with relating to your child, there are ways you can improve this, and help you can get.  Relationship advice isn’t just for spouses, but also for parents to help them connect…
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5 Ways to Make the Most of Me-Time

5 Ways to Make the Most of Me-Time

5 Ways to Make the Most of Me-Time Being a mom can make personal time really hard to find on some days, so when you do find some time to yourself, you definitely want to make the most of it. This can be a little easier said than done since responsibilities can clutter your mind and make it hard to prioritize really making a nice experience for yourself. To make sure you make the most of your next me-time experience, here are five great tips to look into! Plan Ahead No matter what me-time entails for you, the most important…
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5 Ways Your Healthy Marriage Impacts your Children

5 Ways Your Healthy Marriage Impacts your Children

5 Ways Your Healthy Marriage Impacts your Children How you and your spouse treat one another and the time and effort you put on your marriage will impact how your child treats their future partner. It can also affect their mental health, educational, and career prospects. No pressure! That's why it's so important to make sure you are doing everything possible to strengthen your marriage against life's unexpected challenges. This is why counseling is a great option for many people. Taking an online marriage course can do wonders for fortifying your relationship. By taking a marriage course you will learn…
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Top 5 Activities Moms Can Do For Self-Care

Top 5 Activities Moms Can Do For Self-Care

Top 5 Activities Moms Can Do For Self-Care They say parenting is the hardest job in the world, and with good reason. While a typical job may have you working the occasional 10-hour day, parenting takes 24 hours a day. There are no breaks, no bonuses, no vacations, and not a paycheck to be had. For moms, who tend to tackle the bulk of the parenting duties, the workload can prove particularly trying. This making many mothers feel drained even on otherwise peaceful days with their kids. The good news? Parenting doesn’t have to be such a slog, especially if…
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The Importance of Father’s in their Children’s Lives

The Importance of Father’s in their Children’s Lives

The Importance of Father's in their Children's Lives I never really understand the difference a father makes in a child's life until I watched my husband with our oldest. Fathers play a huge role in a child's development and life. They offer such a unique take on parenting, one that moms just can't replicate. When my husband and I first wed, we both came in with a child. His oldest was 5 at the time and mine was 16 months. I watched the amazing bond he had with his daughter. It was amazing to watch them play and interact, and…
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Tips for Balancing Life as a Stay at Home Mom & Freelancer

Tips for Balancing Life as a Stay at Home Mom & Freelancer

Balancing Life as a Stay at Home Mom and a Freelancer Being a stay-at-home mom is rewarding in so many ways. Nevertheless, the role can be quite mentally and emotionally taxing. Especially if you’re an independent woman who is accustomed to having a career and making her own money! But balancing life as a stay at home mom and a freelancer can be tough! Working from home is a win-win situations for many parents. You get the joy of raising your children during those important first years. Plus, you get to not only bring in income, but have back a…
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When Mom’s not in the Picture: Literally, not in any photos!

When Mom’s not in the Picture: Literally, not in any photos!

I’ve always been the one to take photos.  Being behind the camera is where I feel most comfortable and I absolutely loved photography.  I often find myself very uncomfortable in front of a camera.  So as no surprise, I am often not in any photographs.  This is the case for so many moms, not in the family photos. I recently realized that there aren’t many photos of my mom, her mom, or even my Dad’s Mom.   Photo’s I would love to look back on but can’t simply because they do not exist.  Though I have memories, it’s not quite the…
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How to Schedule Alone Time as a Mom – #MomLife

How to Schedule Alone Time as a Mom – #MomLife

Motherhood is a huge joy.  We fill our calendars with appointments, birthday parties, soccer games and more.  With all the juggling mother's do, we often forget to take time for ourselves.  Thankfully, our friend Candice Schaffer from 70 Charlton, Brooklyn Point, & The Greenwich Lane has come up with a great list of ways for How to Schedule Alone Time as a Mom How to Schedule Alone Time as a Mom Whether you work full-time, freelance, or stay at home, being a mom is undeniably one of the hardest jobs in the world. And while spending time with our kids is…
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