Small town country girl in southern Pennsylvania. Raising two boys on a small farm filled with horses, goats, chickens, rabbits, ducks, dogs, and a cat. Certified veterinary technician and writer at Virtually Shelley.
Tips to Avoid Scams
It does not matter if you want to work from home for a full or part-time income. You need to be careful with the opportunities that you choose. The simple truth is that there are many scams out there. Many opportunities seem like they are perfect, which is why they can catch the attention of a lot of people. You could end up spending money instead of making any.
Tips to Fight Fair
Unfortunately, conflict is inevitable when you are raising teenage daughters (and even sons). You know in your heart that they are just trying to find their way in the world. It can be hard to find your way in high school while trying to figure out what you want to be when you grow up.
Tips to Find Inner Happiness
Everyone just wants to be happy. However, in these unknown times, it can be really hard to find happiness. Many are overwhelmed with their whole work situation. Many have lost their jobs, while others are struggling to work from home, without any colleagues. Financially, many people are having trouble paying their bills. Mothers (and fathers) are forced to become teachers, as their children are stuck at home with their school work.
Tips to Save Money On Clothing
Buying a new wardrobe can become quite expensive. Even if you just want to add a few quality pieces to your exciting clothing (to spice it up), you could easily spend a few hundred dollars. This is especially true for nice quality clothes that you need to wear for work. What about clothes that you want to buy, so you feel nice when you go out? They are never cheap. Plus, you don't want to wear the same thing every time that you go out, so you will need a few to choose from.
Tips to Sleep Better
The truth is that stress will affect the amount of sleep that you get at night. Many people spend hours laying in bed, worrying about things that they didn't get done that day or things that may need to be done the next day! If you are lucky to fall asleep, simply because you are so tired, you may end up waking up in the middle of the night. At that time, your mind may start working overtime and there is no way that you are going to be able to fall back to sleep.
Tips to Work From Home
The truth is that it may feel like a dream come true to work from home when you have children. It allows parents to continue to bring in money to support their family while raising their children at the same time. Because of that, many parents actively look for jobs that they can perform from home.
Comparing Yourself to Others Is Not Good
Do you love reading parenting books? What about the ones that make you think that you are not alone? The ones that talk about the REAL experience of parenthood. The ones that talk about how the days seem to last forever, even though you blink and years flew by.
Why Doesn’t the Baby Weight Just Disappear like It Is Supposed To?
If you are like me (and enjoy reading books about real-life parenting), you need to check out I Am a Good Mom, Right? And Other Thoughts from a (Slightly) Overwhelmed Mom of Two Small Boys.