Many parents—mothers especially—see work-at-home as the perfect blend of work and child rearing. Because you’re at home you can both earn a living and be close to your children. Additionally, you can save the substantial cost that comes with daycare. But is that how it will work? It could, but it will depend on a number of factors and how you’ll handle them. The type … [Read more...] about How to Combine Children with Work-at-Home Jobs
Psychologists and marriage counselors champion the benefits of establishing regular “date nights” for married couples that have children. It’s a matter of keeping the romance alive in your relationship, reminding yourself that you’re still an adult, and—let’s call it what it is--sanity! We can only hang out on Sesame Street so long, and then we need adult time. There are two … [Read more...] about Inexpensive (Cheap) Date Night Ideas for Parents
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and restaurants are gearing up for the rush. Traditionally, Mother’s Day is the busiest day of the year for restaurants, followed by Valentine’s Day. Having worked in the restaurant industry for several years, dining out on Mother’s Day and Valentine’s Day is something I always avoid. Though it may seem like a treat to take mom out to … [Read more...] about What Does Mom Really Want for Mother’s Day?
Groupon is at it again! This time they want to help you pamper yourself and treat your body right with products from The Body Shop. You can get $40 worth of items at The Body Shop for $20! And there's a bonus too. If you redeem your Groupon before May 30th, 2011 then your Groupon is worth $45. This is good on sale items as well. The offer needs to be redeemed … [Read more...] about The Body Shop Groupon National Offer – $40 for $20 (and bonus)
Spring Break is pretty cool this year - it lasts for more than a week. The different holidays spread out this year so it makes the holiday a little longer than usual. I'm not complaining! We've been catching up with friends and family all week. Of course it's also a time to reflect on family and life during the holiday. On top of that we've been trying to take care of … [Read more...] about Lovin’ Spring Break and Links