Motherhood

The Key to Creating the Perfect Mother’s Day

“What do you want?” The inevitable question from my husband now that Mother’s day is approaching. I was pregnant last year and even though my husband counted it as my first, this year is technically my first. …and let me tell you, motherhood is not what I expected. I mean, I knew it’d be hard. […]

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Money Side Hustles

9 Ways to Earn Cash Back From Shopping

When it comes to anxiety, it’s so easy to get sucked into the couch! Shopping is my thing, my escape. ….but it’s an expensive thing. So, I coupon, clearance shop and earn cash back! Cash back is my favorite because it’s not time-consuming! Get paid for the things you already do! Here are 9 ways you […]

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Anxiety

6 Steps to Surviving a Panic Attack Comfortably

If you struggle with panic attacks, read these 6 simple steps to take control of your life.... starting now!

I don’t know about you but… I was in hiding for a long time. I was scared to go out to certain places. I was scared to drink alcohol or caffeine. I was scared to get out of bed on bad days. No more. Yes, we have trained ourselves to fear panic. No, we didn’t expect […]

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Anxiety

How anxiety fools us and how we take control

This post makes you realize why anxiety keeps coming back.

Don’t worry, it got me too. I never knew what anxiety was. When it hit me, it hit me. Hard. Like a Mack truck. Out of the blue… So out of the blue that I thought I was just “the chosen one.” The one anxiety decided to pick on, just because. And at the time, […]

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Anxiety

The perfect tattoos for those with anxiety

The perfect tattoos for those with anxiety

“Be here now” “You are not your mind” Not a picture of an actual tattoo but thought it’d be a nice quote piece!  💡   The Serotonin molecule Serotonin plays a huge role in mood, anxiety and happiness… I’m really considering getting this done!  😎  “Mind over matter” “Inhale, Exhale” “This too shall pass”   “Just breathe” […]

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Anxiety

Positive self-talk for the anxious

Positive self-talk for the anxious

When feeling anxious, it is extremely easy for your mind to take over your whole body. Just like when you’re sad and it causes you to cry… or angry and causes you to scream. Anxiety seems to take over your mind and your “ability” to breathe. While overcoming my anxiety obstacle, I’ve learned that talking myself […]

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Motherhood

To the mother who couldn’t breastfeed

To the mother who feels like she failed when it comes to breastfeeding.

When I first found out I was pregnant… I had every intention on breastfeeding. It’s cheaper… (free) Better for baby… Do I need to go on? Although my heart wasn’t set on it… (there’s a difference) I was still upset when it didn’t work out. It’s not that he wouldn’t latch on… or anything like […]

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Motherhood

THE SUPERSEAT VS THE BUMBO

I know which one I'm choosing!

I received both the Summer Infant Superseat and the Bumbo for my baby shower. (extremely grateful) I put the Bumbo (blue of course but there is a slew of colors) on my registry because I never heard of the Superseat. (mine is blue/green…. this is the pink/purple one) My son was born 9 pounds 5 […]

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Motherhood

What to pack for your scheduled C-section on a budget

What to pack for your scheduled c-section on a budget

Okay, so I had my scheduled c-section on September 14th. (click here if you want to read about it) I searched on Pinterest what to pack and pretty much everywhere I looked I got these items… For mommy: Pillow/blankets Insurance cards Nursing bras Nursing pads Nursing covers Comfy clothes Breast pump Pads Socks/Slippers Nipple Cream […]

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Money Save

How I dramatically decreased my electric bill

The average family spends $114 a month on their electric bill. There was a point in time where I wished that was our electric bill… Not only has my wish been granted but I have managed to get my electric bill almost half of what it used to be! Don’t get me wrong, some months […]

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