I just love this candle. It’s maybe the most awesome birthday decoration ever. I got this candle from Diapers.com, you can still enter to win $100 from Diapers.com until Friday!
Today is Mom Monday, a day when I talk about my life as a mom. The Centsible Life is a blog about family finance so it’s only fitting that I share my thoughts on mothering. photo credit: mangpages Balance in life is difficult. Add in the needs of a spouse or partner and it becomes […]
This morning I woke up to the sad news that my grandmother, Audrey, who was 91, passed away last night peacefully. We knew that she would pass away soon, she had been placed in hospice care which was a blessing. No matter how you prepare though it’s still a devastating moment to hear that someone […]
This is a guest post by Lauren James, preschool teacher, former nanny, and mom to Miss; a 7 year old who happens to be best friends with my girls. You can find more of Lauren’s writing at Raising Roots. It’s no fun to be sick, and can be heartbreaking when your child is unwell. Doctors […]
Most days as a mom it’s tough to know if I’m doing it “right.” I especially worry about my youngest getting the short end of the stick, but then he says something and I realize despite the differences in our life, the occasional yelling, and the scrambling to get everything done; he is still […]
Kids cleaning up? Sounds like a tall order, but you can teach your kids to clean up after themselves and pitch in around the house, and it’s easier than you think no matter what age they are. With 4 kids in the house we have a ton of stuff, and it’s not always easy to […]
On Saturday we went as a family to see Iron Man 2 in the theatre. That’s right I took my 4 year old to see a PG-13 movie. It wasn’t his first, and it won’t be his last. It’s completely age inappropriate, and if you had asked me when I just had one child if […]