Desteny Morris

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17 Mindfulness Books for Kids

Our kids are busier and more stressed than any generation before them. To help kids grapple with the stress and chaos of day to day life, it can be …

Mindfulness

Pinterest VA Services

Need a Pinterest VA?<p>Are you overwhelmed with Pinterest? Do you need some help but don’t know where to start? Do you feel okay with Pinterest, …

Infographics

Get baby to sleep (through the night) with these terrific tips for tired moms

There isn’t much better than a sleeping baby! Whether you’re a new or experienced mom, you’re eventually going to need to get baby to sleep. These …

Pregnancy

9 Things I Miss About My Pre-Mom Life

I’d be lying if I said that prior to becoming a mom, my life was absolutely perfect.<p>It wasn’t, but back then I thought that I would come to embrace …

FREE Resources for New Bloggers!

If you’re new to blogging, you probably don’t want to spend a fortune right away on fancy courses and books.<p>While today I wholeheartedly believe that …

9 Reasons You Will Never Be a Successful Blogger

Let me guess. You decided to read this post because you have dreams of becoming a successful blogger. You’re a person who wants to make a real income …

How to Reach Your Target Audience as a New Blogger

Are you a new blogger struggling to reach your target audience? Does it seem like everyone <i>but</i> your target audience is reading your blog?<p>Don’t worry, …

The Very Best Educational Toys for Your 3 Year Old

I honestly can’t even believe I’m writing this. How is it possible that my daughter is turning three this year?!<p>Her birthday is still a few months …

30 Simple Ways to Make Extra Money

About 6 weeks after quitting my job and becoming a stay-at-home mom, I started looking into ways I could make a little extra money. I’d spent my …

The Truth About These 10 Ridiculous Blogging Myths

When it comes to blogging, there are a lot of myths and “facts” flying around that are anything but true.<p>To be completely honest, I believed some of …

You'll Love These Adorable & Affordable Easter Decorations!

I’ve never been a big fan of Easter decorations. Or even the holiday, to be completely honest.<p>Prior to the birth of my daughter, I just didn’t see …

Leave the Brainwashing to Me, Please

Before my daughter was born, I honestly wasn’t sure what kind of schooling experience my future child would have.<p>My mom chose to homeschool me until …

Musical Board Books | Introducing Babies to the Classics

Music is a universal language. I love that music can elicit big emotions, and allow the imagination to soar. Music can be tied to art, movement, …

Chicken in Sour Cream Sauce

Season chicken with paprika and salt and pepper to taste.<p>In a wide skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add chicken and cook for about 4 to 5 minutes …

Recipes

Toddler Girl Outfits for Spring that are Fun & Practical

With spring quickly approaching, I’ve been looking at my daughter’s current wardrobe wondering what she has to wear.<p>I’d be lying if I said I dress my …

4 Ways I'm Getting In Shape This Year

4 Ways I’m Getting In Shape This Year<p>Whether you want to lose the last few pounds or you’re just beginning your fitness journey, now is the time to …

Valentine's Day Book Starring Favorite Characters

Valentine’s Day is a time to share with the ones you love. What better way to help kids share the love than with a great book from one of their most …

Finding Pride In Your Birth Story

<b>How does one cope with shameful comments directed at their choice of child-birthing methods?</b><p>Every mother has a birth story for each of her …

55 Things You Can Do on a No Spend Weekend

Although I have a real love-hate relationship with no spend weekends, I try to make them happen every other weekend (if not more often).<p>Don’t get me …

Beautiful Farmhouse Decor for People on a Budget

Modern farmhouse decor: it’s my fave!<p>I’m not going to lie, I might be <i>slightly</i> obsessed with Chip & Joanna Gaines. I love the farmhouse style they use …

Long Distance Gifting Made Easy — The Coffee Mom

<i>Thank you PayPal for sponsoring this post. Visit PayPal to give the gift people really want this season: money!</i><p>The Holidays are a time for families …

DIY Halloween Costume: Zombie Care Bear

This year was my daughter’s third Halloween, but her very first year trick-or-treating.<p>I never saw the point in taking her on Halloweens of the past. …

How to Start a Blog in 5 Super Easy Steps!

Have you been wondering how to start a blog?<p>If you’re anything like me, the idea of starting your own blog and making money from home sounds like a …

Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids: The Best of the Best

Thanksgiving will be here soon. Honestly, I have no idea what we are going to do this year.<p>In the past, we’ve always stayed at home. I’d whip up a …

How to Use Cars.com to Save Money on Your Next Vehicle Purchase

<i>The following is a sponsored post. Although I am being reimbursed for this post, all opinions are mine. My monetary gain has in no way impacted how I</i> …

Where to See the Bats in Austin, Texas

Oct 25 2017<p>5 Minute Read<p>So you want to see the bats in Austin, Texas<p>The bats under the Congress Avenue Bridge are an iconic and ubiquitous Austin …

Your Reasons for Using a Toddler Leash Are Bullsh*t

Yep. You read that right. I believe that <i>(almost)</i> every excuse I’ve ever heard for attaching your toddler to a leash is bullshit.<p><i>“How dare you judge</i> …

5 Types Of Friends You Don't Need in Your 30's

5 Friends You Don’t Really Need Once You Turn 30…<p>With age comes maturity. With maturity, comes growth. And sometimes, friendships don’t survive the …

Halloween Costume Story Time With Creative Printable

One of the most exciting parts of the fall season for kids (and adults!) is choosing a Halloween costume. There’s something so magical about the …

Easy Halloween Paper Bookmark Tutorial

It’s that time of the year again where creatures from the darkest depths of the world come out to play! Even creatures made out of paper, that help …