5 carry-on essentials for every mom

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Atlantic Luggage for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Summertime is here, and that means lots of traveling! From family reunions to girls weekends and short road trips, this summer is jam packed with vacation. Packing for trips used to be as easy as […]

6 Wedding Gift Ideas You’ve Probably Never Thought Of

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Great, you’ve been invited to another wedding. By this point, you’re getting pretty sick of finding an outfit, giving the same cards with the same well-wishes, and writing the same check for the same amount every single time. You might be able to get by with these kinds of gifts at weddings for acquaintances and […]

How to Find Amazon’s Best Deals of the Day

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This post may contain affiliate links. Amazon has become the go-to, one-stop-shopping site for millions. With their wide selection of products and competitive prices, it’s really no surprise! You can shop for household items, gifts, clothing, and even stream movies and TV shows right from the site. If you want to get the best deals […]

6 Summer Driving Tips for Your Family Vacation

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Summer is almost here, and we all know what that means- road trips! Whether you’re going on a trip to the beach, to grandma’s house, or just taking your kids to soccer camp, there are some steps you should take to make sure you and your family are safe while on your travels.   Driving […]

8 Ways To Save at the Gas Pump

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As summer approaches, I’m sure many of you are making plans for that fun family road trip! Some of you may have already had it planned out months in advance –while some of you maybe just more recently. But regardless of when you decided to hit the road, I’m sure you’re looking for ways to […]

6 Diaper Bag Must Haves

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  I have partnered with Babies “R” Us and P&G for this posting. We were sent a promotional item as a thank you for our posting. All opinions are those of our own. When I was pregnant with my first son, I was a nervous ball of energy. I knew my life was about to […]

4 Best Stress Relievers anyone can Engage in

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This blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and RESCUE blogging program. Stress is something that we all face in our lives, but it’s how we deal with it that can make a big difference in how it affects us. Work responsibilities, family obligations, and the hustle and bustle of daily life can all […]

Guide to Preparing a Stress-free Trip


Whether it’s for business or pleasure, it is no surprise that traveling – especially with the family – induces stress. While we know the greatest enemy to our health is stress, we still find ourselves planning for or enduring a stressful vacation simply because we didn’t have the forethought to prepare. Identify key travel stressors […]

5 Ways To Engage With Your Kids Without Gadgets


  Children today are digital aficionados! Gone are the days when the fortunate kids were the ones born with a silver spoon. Today, kids are born with an exposure to the enamoring world of gadgets. Having access to the latest smartphones, tablets and video games is considered “cool” and has indeed become a defining status […]