7 Budget-Friendly Ebooks to Actively Boost Your Blog

So you want to start a blog? No wait, you want to start a successful blog that will make money! But how? This was certainly my first question when I became inspired to start a mom blog to make an income for my family. I had a vision of what my blog would be and what I wanted to write about but had absolutely no idea how to take the steps to begin the process. Thankfully, I found some helpful ebooks and resources that walked me through the entire process of creating my blog, growing it into a business and then...

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7 Surprising Ways to Save Money on Children’s Clothing

Never Pay Full Price for Children’s Clothing! It was not until I had my first baby that I finally discovered the shocking fact about baby and children’s clothing. And that is, “They are super expensive when bought new.” Some of the clothes are even more expensive than mine Haha. And the fact is that they grow out of them as fast as you buy them. For example, my daughter was in a size 11 girls shoe on the first day of school and now not even halfway through the school year she has gone up to a size 12. They...

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9 Super Simple Ways to Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half

Do you feel like you are paying too much for your groceries? Are you looking for ways to trim some corners and maybe even cut your grocery bill in half?  If this is you, keep reading because I’m gonna show you how to save money on your groceries without spending hours clipping coupons. When my husband and I first got married, we were on a VERY tight budget and rarely had much money left over after paying bills to spend on groceries. At that time I was working at a local grocery store and quickly learned how to use...

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The Step by Step Guide to Cloth Diapering at Night

Are you thinking about trying cloth diapers but you’re nervous about using cloth at bedtime? Or maybe you already cloth diaper your baby during the day but worried about cloth diapers overnight? If either of these scenarios sounds like your situation, do not worry. You have come to the right place. Because I am gonna teach you the ins and outs of successfully cloth diapering your baby overnight without a single leak. Why Should I Use Cloth Diapers at Night Instead of Disposables? There are many times where parents will cloth diaper their baby during the day. And then...

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17 Household Items that I Stopped Buying to Save Tons of Money

Let’s all be honest! We all want to save some money, right? I know I do. But sometimes we (especially busy moms with limited time) fall into the consumer trap of buying what we don’t really need just for convenience. It’s okay. We have all been there….even me. However, once my 1st child was born, my husband and I agreed that I should stay home and raise our daughter. But with only one income coming into our home to support a family of three, we had to make some big changes to our budget. We decided to cut as many...

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13 Essential Baby Items for Surviving the First Year!

DO I REALLY NEED THIS? It happens to all of us at one time or another. You find out that you have a little one on the way and you instantly think of all of the different products that you’ll have to purchase to care for this small human. But then as you are standing in the Baby Department oohing and ahhing at all of the cute little things you would love to have for your baby, reality sets in and it becomes clear that you don’t need every single item on the shelf. I may or may not know...

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30 Mintue Gluten Free Chicken Noodle Soup!

The Healing Power of Homemade Soup Are you in the mood to make some homemade chicken noodle soup? Or maybe you’ve suddenly come down with the sniffles and a sore throat. Everyone knows that a basic chicken noodle soup made at home is just the cure for any cold. But wait! I can’t eat homemade chicken noodle soup. The noodles contain gluten and I’ m allergic to gluten. What will I do? I love chicken noodle soup and it is a huge favorite at our house. So now I have two choices. I can make my chicken noodle soup...

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11 Signs of Gluten Intolerance You May Be Overlooking

*Disclaimer: I am not a healthcare professional/doctor and do not intend for this post to replace a medical diagnosis. This post is completely for informational purposes and is intended to be used for awareness only. If you suspect that you may be allergic to gluten, please consult your primary care provider for more information. Could you be allergic to Gluten and not even know it? Yes! In fact, it is estimated that 99% of the people who have either Celiac Disease or are allergic to gluten haven’t even been diagnosed yet. Could you be one of them? First of All,...

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How I Used Pinterest Strategies to More than Triple My Blog Traffic!

Blogging is truly a roller coaster ride with all of its twists and turns and moments of pure anxiety. And now that I have been blogging for nearly 1 year, I’ve learned that you have two choices when you decide to start a blog. You can either 1. take a seat and buckle up for the ride or 2. throw in the towel once you see the bump up ahead. The problem with blogging is that not everyone can succeed.  You have to be talented, driven, and you have to love writing. Unfortunately, many stay-at-home moms will learn that...

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6 DIY Home Improvement Projects Kids Can Help With

Are you in the mood for a home improvement project but don’t know how include the kids? Many parents run into this issue. Either the kids seem bored or some of the activities may be dangerous. Don’t worry, there are many kid-friendly projects the family can do! Fireplace Decorating If you have a fireplace, you are aware that it is the center point of the room it is in. If it’s worn and tattered looking, the centerpiece can be quite an eye-sore. Bring the fireplace back to life by decorating it. You can buy stylish pieces – modern or...

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Hi I'm Heather, the Wife, Mommy, & Blogger behind Very Anxious Mommy! This is where you will find all of my helpful tips for Blogging, Green & Frugal Living, and every stage of the Parenting Journey!