10 Clever Hacks for the Nursery

Life with a new baby can be chaotic. Who knew that someone so little could require so much stuff!? There has to be a better way to simplify all the things that come with a new baby with clever hacks for the nursery, right? You better believe it. Thanks to some genius ideas from other moms and some useful solutions I’ve come up with myself I use many ‘life hacks’ around the house to save space and organize. Here are {Read More}

How-To: Christmas Saving Tips for Happy Shopping

Thanks to several different couponing and money-saving groups and forums, I’ve come across various ways to save more on groceries and household items. I’ve previously shared some of these tips such as how to obtain free diapers! With Christmas just a few months away, I thought I’d share some tried and true Christmas saving tips so you don’t end up overspending or putting yourself in debt.   First, let me just state that Christmas is not about the gifts or {Read More}

Air Travel Tips for Parents with Infants and Toddlers

I recently read about a comment that was made by a journalist traveling by flight that sparked a huge debate on the subject of child-free flights. It comes as no big surprise that children and babies can make a long flight seem even longer and unfavorable for the other passengers. In fact, in recent years there have been several movements to try and push for child-free flights. In light of this I thought I would share some air travel tips {Read More}

Repurpose Baby Wipes Containers

I like to consider myself a frugal mom. One of the ways I save money is by buying large boxes of wipes refills from Amazon’s subscribe and save option as opposed to buying individual packs because I get 15% off my order. If you’re like me and don’t like throwing things out that can be reused and further stretch your dollar, you will appreciate these ideas to repurpose baby wipes containers that you may have accumulated. In fact, I’ve previously {Read More}

How to Change Up Mac and Cheese

Do you get easily tired of eating the same thing over and over again? We all do. Except for toddlers, that is! They can go through phases where they’ll eat one thing and one thing only for an entire week or longer. And you know what nearly every kid’s favorite is? Macaroni and cheese! It may seem like a boring dish after a while but there are healthy ways to change up mac and cheese so even you will want {Read More}

How to Tire Out Your Toddler

Kids are the ultimate energy drainers . . . of their parents! If you have a tot then you can relate. It’s mind boggling how these tiny beings can contain so much energy as you quickly lose yours while trying to keep up. Likewise, getting them to settle down can be just as tedious. Here are some tips on how to tire out your toddler so come bedtime, it’s not a power struggle to get them down for the count. {Read More}

How to Keep Your Baby Warm in Cold Weather

It’s getting cooler out and you want to keep your baby warm to ensure they don’t get sick. Parents often make the mistake of bundling up babies before strapping them into their car seats. Babies are not safely secured when they are strapped into their restraints with thick jackets on, yet they kick off blankets so quickly what do you do? This article outlines safe ways to keep your baby warm in cold weather when you’re planning on going out. {Read More}

How to Make Brown Rice Pudding for Babies

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as the creamy goodness of homemade pudding, am I right? It’s cool, delicious, and also a great snack for solid feeders. Rice pudding is a yummy treat that is also great for babies who are learning how to eat more textured, yet soft foods.  I don’t particularly care for the pre-made stuff, myself and homemade pudding is so simple to make. I’ll show you a great recipe for delicious brown rice pudding for babies that {Read More}

A Ghoulish Treat: Healthy Fall Snack for Kids

As Halloween is quickly approaching you see the store shelves fully stocked with sugary confections of all sorts. Your kids are bound to get their fill of trick-or-treat sweets when they go door to door in their cute costumes. If you’re looking for a fun way to provide a healthy fall snack for kids, here is a recipe they’ll enjoy making with you almost as much as they’ll enjoy eating them. Check out these ideas for seasonal snacks that are {Read More}

How to Get Free Diapers

Having a baby is expensive, that’s no secret. Among many things, one of those costly expenses that add up every month is buying diapers. Then if you have more than one child in diapers at the same time, the cost doubles! There are cost-effective solutions available that will help ease this financial consumption, which I’ve covered here. Here are some helpful tips on how to get free diapers for your little one whether you’re cloth diapering or choose disposable. Free {Read More}