Quotes about family – My favourites

What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family. Mother Teresa All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair. Mitch Albom Being a family means you are a part of something very wonderful. It means you will love…

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Empty Nest Mom: Feathering Your Own Nest [Guest post]
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Empty Nest Mom: Feathering Your Own Nest [Guest post]

I have been asked “How do I do it?”, “Aren’t you sad?”, Don’t you miss her?” And the answer is “Of course”.  I remember that Saturday morning like it was yesterday. I woke up, looked at the clock. 8:00 AM. Jumped out of bed and dashed down the hall. “Get Up Get Up! We’ll be late. We have to go to the barn and get your horse loaded in the…

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10 Possible Changes to your sex drive postpartum
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10 Possible Changes to your sex drive postpartum

Some women can have their sex drive return quickly postpartum. It's not always a case of a sexless marriage after baby. If it's the case for you though, be comforted: a lot of women experience changes to their postpartum sex drive. Sometimes even day to day or week to week. Here are ten changes you may experience in your sex drive postpartum: Sex is unlikely to be high in your…

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How to Set Up Homeschooling Systems
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How to Set Up Homeschooling Systems

During these very different times, homeschooling has suddenly become less of an option and more of a necessity. While you may have all the materials and equipment you think you need to get and keep them going, you will need to have a system in place to ensure that each school day does not dissolve into chaos. There are ways to practically organise yourself and your set up at home…

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7 things you need to secure your family

A Will To you, this may go without saying but that isn’t the case for others. Some people know they need to make a will but they either can’t be bothered of never make the time to take the steps to set one up. It’s not enough to have an idea of what you want yours to say. You need to have it formally and legally created and witnessed.  Photo…

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Work at home to stay at home mom: 5 Tips for Transitioning [Guest post]
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Work at home to stay at home mom: 5 Tips for Transitioning [Guest post]

My experience as a stay at home mom is a little different. Most of my professional career I have worked remotely from the comfort of my own home! Work at home mom life For over 10 years, I had a rewarding career working as a manager in Field Marketing and Experiential Events. All of that changed when I had children. I used to travel pretty extensively for work and kept…

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Being a stay at home mom [Guest post]

I am Simone Phillips, a blogger (www.11yearsofnappies.blog), content creator, brand ambassador and Influencer (@momwithtatts). This after having been a Corporate mom for 15 years within the Financial Services space. I am a mama bear to 4 amazing beings, and a wife of 14 years to an incredible man, Robert Phillips. I am a Gangster rapping, R&B lover, ink-lover, Jesus girl, crazy dancing, and tea lover kinda mama. I just want to Inspire, Impact and give…

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Memorial Day baby shower – 6 Ideas for the perfect party

Planning to throw a baby shower for yourself or one of your girls around memorial day? You can do it. You can include touches that will make for a memorable day and it doesn't have to difficult or break the bank! Here are some elements to put in that will create the perfect Memorial day themed baby shower. Click through the links for recipes and guides. Patriotic Cake Mix cookie…

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