Top 12 Must-Haves When Heading to the Pool With Baby

*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. What to Pack! Although summer hasn’t officially started, we are certainly starting to feel the warmer temperatures outside. Which means that it’s just about time to head to the beach or even your local pool. And while you may only need to grab a few things for a fun-filled day by the water, you will definitely want to pack a bit more for your child. Especially if you are bringing a baby or toddler along....

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HOW I MADE OVER $200 LAST MONTH FROM MY BLOG! – APRIL 2017 INCOME REPORT

CAN YOU REALLY MAKE MONEY THROUGH A BLOG? When I first started my blog, the thought of having the option to possibly earn an income through it really intrigued me. In fact, I dare to say that it was one of the reasons I finally decided to commit to starting it. After just over 6 months of blogging, I have finally felt comfortable enough to share with you how I am making money doing what I love. In the beginning of my blogging journey, I came across numerous other female bloggers who were making a full-time income through blogging...

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How to Pack the Ultimate Diaper Bag + Checklist

  *This post is sponsored by Moskka. And I received free product to review in this post. However, all opinions are true and 100% my own! Every mom knows that leaving the house with a baby requires bringing a ton of stuff. And most of the time it feels like you are packing everything but the kitchen sink. Especially when your baby is in the newborn stage. In fact, when my daughter was a newborn, I practically packed everything I would need to last for days and my diaper bag began to feel very heavy. And although I was...

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9 Tips to Prepare your Family for a Stress-Free Photo Session

For families, a photo session with everyone together is a memorable experience. Not only will it produce photographs to hang on the wall or rest on the mantle, the event itself can be a time to let loose and have fun with loved ones. It’s vital that every member of your family is rearing and ready to have their portraits taken the day of the photo shoot. Below, we will discuss some of the ways you can prepare your family for the session so there aren’t any mishaps or unhappy participants! Inform Your Kids *This is a sponsored post....

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7 Real Ways Stay at Home Moms Can Supplement their Household Income

Nowadays, it is difficult to survive on a single income. Moms still want to be home with their children, but they need ways they can help supplement the money made by their spouse. Thankfully, the internet has made it much easier to earn money from home, while still taking care of the kids. Below, you will find 7 legit ways you can supplement your household income while being a stay at home mom. 1. BLOGGING Blogging has become quite popular for moms to earn extra money, and for good reason. Brands are taking notice of the powerful influence that...

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5 AMAZING STORY BOOKS THAT WILL CALM YOUR KIDS FOR BEDTIME

Do you have a hard time getting your kids to calm down for bedtime? Or maybe you are looking for some helpful story books to read before they enter dreamland? I don’t know about you, but by the end of the day when bedtime rolls around, I am always ready to tuck my kids into bed and have some much needed me time. But unfortunately, my kids like many kids are not always in the mood to go to bed straight away. That is why I have always made it part of our bedtime routine to read at least one...

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5 Quick and Easy Ways to Fold a Prefold Cloth Diaper

It may come as quite a shock to many cloth diapering lovers out there to find out that prefolds are one of my absolute favorite types of cloth diapers ever. And the reason they are so close to my heart is that they are extremely versatile and also dependable. That is why they have been around for such a long time. Another benefit of using prefolds is how affordable they can be. For literally $2 or less you can buy a prefold cloth diaper. That’s a steal. And the price gets even better when you consider that you can use...

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HOW TO EASILY START A SUCCESSFUL BLOG IN MINUTES!

Have you been thinking about starting your own mommy blog, but you’re worried you aren’t “techy” enough for blogging? That was me just before I took the plunge and started Very Anxious Mommy. The good news is that I did it, so you can too. It’s not really as difficult as you may think, even for those of us who are not very great with “technology”. Starting a mommy blog or any type of blog really can be a bit daunting, but I want to show you how to set up an efficient and successful blog today in just a...

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Get the Best Deals on Cloth Diapers that Your Wallet Will Love

Have you been looking to buy cloth diapers for the first time? Not sure where to buy them? Or where to get the best deal? Don’t worry! I wasn’t sure where I could purchase cloth diapers either when I first started. But, through several years of buying and using cloth diapers on my kids, I have come to find the absolute best places to buy cloth diapers. How? Well, my friend, the best place is on the World Wide Web. Yep! You read that right. You will get the best deals for buying cloth diapers right at your fingertips....

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4 SIMPLE THINGS THAT EVERY GOOD PARENT SHOULD TEACH THEIR CHILDREN

(This post is by Beth Martel – HealthyRecharge.com.) Parents are looked up to as role models for their children. Every little act and word of a parent makes a great deal of difference on the kids. When present around their children, parents should be totally focused on making their kids better people and helping them to learn essential skills to progress in the world. Investing your time into your kids and their learning will help them in this amazing journey called life. Here are some important things fathers (or mothers) should always teach their child(ren): Develop Empathy and Compassion:...

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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!