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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15 Essential Blogging Resources for a Money Making Blog!

When you first start a blog it can be tricky and also very frustrating trying to figure out what tools you should use. I felt the exact same way when I started this blog and have made many mistakes along the way until I finally found these amazing tools and courses that have helped me so much. So, here is my list of all of my favorite Blogging Resources! EBOOKS & COURSES Pinterest Ninja – LoveFamilyHealth After researching every aspect of Pinterest, Megan was finally able to figure out how to produce over 100,000 page views just from Pinterest....

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Make Extra Money with Surveys. 7 Websites that Pay for Your Opinion!

Do you need a little extra money to help supplement your household income? I know for my family there have been so many times where having just a few more dollars has assisted tremendously with our budget. Not to mention all of those unexpected bills or when your car decides to have a mind of its own and needs to be taken in. Yep! That happens a lot. But unfortunately, my biggest obstacle starting out was trying to find a way to make some money while also staying home full time with my children. Because we all know that daycare...

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6 Reasons Why I LOVE Flat Cloth Diapers

Usually, when I first tell people that I am a cloth diapering mom, they instantly picture a flat and diaper pins. And although there are numerous different types of cloth diapers out there, for my family the old fashioned flats are the best.  What is a Flat Cloth Diaper? A flat cloth diaper is a huge chunk of fabric that is a single layer. They come in several different fabrics and are extremely versatile. The only downside that I have found with flats is that they have to be folded into a diaper for your baby. And that is...

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How I Earned $359.35 From Blogging – June 2017 Income Report

 Did I Earn more than the previous month? Yes! I earned more money than I did on my previous income report. In fact, I almost doubled my income. As you may have noticed, I was unable to get a post up with my income from May of 2017 and that was partly because I have been so busy with moving, kids, and working my full-time outside of the house career. But nonetheless, I wanted to make sure to share this month’s income report since it is the most I have made on my blog so far. Another difference between...

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How to Clean and Disinfect Toys the Green Way

Children usually put a lot of things in their mouths and bring their favorite toys anywhere with them– in the park, in the kindergarten, at a friend’s house. In this way, toys turn into a home for plenty of germs and dirt in general. That is why they have to be cleaned regularly to protect the child from various diseases. But even the ones that never leave the bedroom have to take their fair share of washing and disinfection. First of all, disinfect every toy right after you bring it home from the store. Usually, the cleaning instructions are...

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7 WATER SAFETY TIPS FOR KEEPING YOUR KIDS SAFE AT THE POOL THIS SUMMER

“This post was sponsored by SwimWays as part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.” Now that school is out and summer is finally here, the temperature is beginning to dramatically rise outdoors. Which means it’s time to break out the swimsuits and hit the pool. Because who doesn’t love a refreshing swim on a scorching day in the sun? I know my family does. But before we start packing our beach bags full of sunscreen and towels, we need to ensure that our children will be safe at...

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5 WAYS TO GET YOUR KIDS TO EAT HEALTHY

Are you having a difficult time persuading your child to eat a healthier diet? If so, you are definitely not alone. Many parents are struggling to help their children make healthy food choices. Between picky eaters and just plain stubbornness, mealtimes can be quite the challenge.  “Guest Post by Ida Jones – Fitness Grit” It is extremely important to foster a supportive environment where everyone in your family has a positive relationship with food. When it comes to kids, the importance doubles as they are still in their growth stage. Moreover, kids tend to prefer junk over wholesome and...

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The Difference Between Postpartum Depression and Baby Blues

“Guest Post From HealthyPregnancy.com” For many new mothers, a striking change of mood in the weeks following a birth can be a bit unnerving, especially after months of hectic schedules and major life changes. Indeed, a sense of sadness, loss of energy, and bouts of crying can be an unwelcome series of events when a mother is already trying to adjust to a new life with a baby. However, a sudden change in mood is a regular part of having a child, with up to 80% of new mothers experiencing a period of “baby blues.” When Sadness Becomes a Concern   It...

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5 SIMPLE TRICKS FOR HEALTHY TODDLER SNACKS ON THE GO

“This post was developed in partnership with Similac. All opinions are my own. As moms, we all know that our kids are going to get hungry in between meal times and want to have a snack to hold them over. Especially as summer rolls around and families begin to start taking vacations all over and spending more time on the road. And while there are numerous convenient snack options available for kids almost anywhere, they are not necessarily the most healthy choices out there. In fact, most of the snacks that are marketed towards our children today are loaded with chemicals,...

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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!