Freelancing? One Line to Include Every Time You Talk Money

Bloggers, freelancers, and other small business owners: Be sure to include this ONE LINE every time you establish rates with a new client...

Hey, I’m a freelancer! It still weirds me out a little to say it out loud, but I’m beginning to accept the fact that I’ve made it through over a year of self-employment… and you know what? It’s working! Outside the cubicle! Who expected that!? So, now that I have a little time and experience… [read more]

Get Smart and Get Sili™! (@Silikids Non-toxic Sippy and Placemat for Kids)

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This post was brought to you by Silikids, a mom-owned company that makes a variety of eco-friendly silicone products for kids. I fell in love with silicone as a kitchen staple when I bought my first silicone cookie sheet liners. They’re so easy to use, and I love the eco-friendly reusable factor. Plus, no yucky… [read more]

Family Road Trip: the National Aquarium in Baltimore

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Many thanks to the National Aquarium in Baltimore for providing tickets to facilitate our visit. I’ve been to the National Aquarium in Baltimore many times, and it’s always a great trip. Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is beautiful and vibrant with lots to do, and the aquarium is always filled with new exhibits and tons of wildlife friends… [read more]

So, about those fitness goals…

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It’s been a while since I gave you all an update on my fitness goals, so here goes. That old story about breastfeeding leading to weight loss? Farce, I tell you. Total farce. Or at the very least, a phenomenon that only happens to some moms. In my case, I don’t lose a pound. I’ve been… [read more]

SuperMom? Well, no. (But I do have some smart parenting tips.)

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Thanks to Huggies for sponsoring this article on time-saving parenting tips. All opinions are my own. Read on to see how to save $12 when buying Huggies diapers online. So, you know how we’re kind of a green-leaning family? Yeah, we try. A lot, actually. But I have a confession to make. About a week… [read more]