budgets · pregnancy

How to save on maternity wear


The positive pregnancy test. The excitement, the tears, the laughter, the fears, the joy. Pregnancy sets off an adventure you can never prepare yourself for. No books or someone else’s experience will ever come close to going through it yourself. Once the excitement wears off a little (although come on, it never does), and reality… Continue reading How to save on maternity wear

budgets · lifestyle · recipes

Meal planning: What to do before you start


With the costs of everything around us on the rise, you find yourself constantly looking for ways to save wherever you can. What do you cut on? Where do you save? When looking at your finances, it often seems that there is nothing you can cut back on because there is debt there, expenses there… Continue reading Meal planning: What to do before you start

family · mamahood · mom life · new mama · special needs · toddlers

My son’s name isn’t Aspergers


Many of you have seen photos of my oldest son, Monster, and many of you have read posts in which I've mentioned certain aspects of our life with him. But in reality, you don't know everything. Here's what you don't know.... Monster is a bright and loving seven year old little boy. He lives up… Continue reading My son’s name isn’t Aspergers

Babies · family · mom life · new mama · Organization · sahm · toddlers

Baby-proof your Christmas tree


It’s the most magical time of the year: when all those green, red and gold decorations come out, the flickering lights on the tree light up the room and Christmas crafts are in full swing. My boys remind me a couple of times throughout the year about Christmas and that we need to get the… Continue reading Baby-proof your Christmas tree