Super Mom Hacks

Investing in Vacation Rentals in Ashe County: Tips for Success

Summer is here, which means it’s high time to nail down those summer vacation plans, if you haven’t already. And as you may have already learned, renting that picturesque summer cottage or cabin somewhere can cost you a decent chunk of change. What if, instead of paying those high rental fees year after year, you […]

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How To Save Money On Baby Stuff

Baby stuff is expensive; these tips will help you score newborn essentials on a budget.

Congratulations, parents-to-be! Are you in sticker shock yet? According to the USDA, US parents spend over $12,000 on average per year on child-related costs! Wondering how to save money for a baby? Getting newborn essentials on a budget should be tops on your list. Fortunately, it’s easy to save money on baby essentials with these

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Easy Ways to Save Money on Everyday Purchases

Who doesn't like to save money, especially on those things we have to buy anyway? These quick tips will help you save on everyday purchases.

No matter where your family stands financially, who doesn’t like to spend less money when they can? I love a good bargain, and I especially love finding money-saving tips for those everyday purchases, like groceries, that everyone needs to buy. But let’s face it, the past few years have made it a lot harder for families

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How To Balance Work and Family: 5 Tips for Busy Parents

Knowing how to balance work and family as a busy parent isn't easy. These five tips will help parents with balancing work and family life.

How do you balance both your family and your job? Hey fellow mamas – how many of you struggle daily with how to balance work and family as a mom? (Or, if you’re a dad, with how to balance work and family as a dad?) It’s not easy to balance career with the demands of parenting, or balance

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Your Holiday Dinner Party Made Easy (Minus the Stress!)

A holiday dinner party can be fun - or enough to reduce you to a bundle of frayed nerves. These tips will help you stress-proof your next holiday dinner party.

Do you like to entertain around the holidays? Even if you’re not much for entertaining the rest of the year, the holidays are often a time to host friends as well as family for get-togethers over dinner. Hosting a holiday dinner party can be hugely stressful, though. Edit date and time Unless you make a

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The BEST Side Hustles for Parents (That Actually Make Money!)

It can be hard for full-time parents to juggle child care with reentering the workforce. Side hustles that actually make money are a great place to start.

Perfect Jobs for Parents With Some Spare Time So you’re a busy full-time parent, but you want to help grow the “income” side of your family budget. Or you’re gearing up for your youngest to enter kindergarten. Or your pre-parenthood job is no longer viable, and you’re on the hunt for a new career. Whatever

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10 Genius Rakuten Hacks (Ebates Hacks) to Save *Even More* This Holiday Season

Already use Rakuten to get cash back on everyday purchases? You could be missing out if you don't use these 10 genius hacks to help you save EVEN MORE! holiday shopping tips | tips to save money on holiday shopping | save money this holiday season | save money on holiday shopping | save money on Christmas gifts

Another holiday shopping season is upon us. Black Friday is only a few short weeks away, but the stores, catalogs, and advertising industry are already in full swing, doing their best to separate YOU from as much of your hard-earned money as possible. RELATED POST: Quick-Start Budget Guide for Busy Families RELATED POST: Easy Ways

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Are Weighted Blankets Worth It? (Weighted Blanket Review)

Are weighted blankets worth the hype, and worth the price? If you want to know whether weighted blankets are worth it, here's what we've learned.

We Review Weighted Blankets So You Don’t Have To! Weighted Blanket Pros and Cons: One Neurodiverse Family’s Unbiased Weighted Blanket Review As long-time readers know, I am obsessed with getting a good night’s sleep. I am obsessed with my kids sleeping well. I am especially obsessed with overcoming all the hurdles mamas face to a

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Best Fidgets to Help Kids Stay Focused With Schoolwork

These are some of the best fidgets to help kids stay focused on schoolwork, whether your child has ADHD/ADD, ASD, or is "neurotypical."

Getting kids to do their homework can sometimes seem like pulling teeth. Getting neurodiverse kiddos to do their homework is more like trying to sprint up Mt. Everest. Yes, setting up a designated homework station can help. So can setting limits on non-learning screen time, and postponing their first cell phone for as long as

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How to Write a Memorable Thank You Note (and Why It Matters!)

Writing a memorable thank you note is an important life skill everyone should learn. This foolproof formula makes writing thank you notes easy.

Does your child know how to write a thank you note? Writing a thank you note may seem like an outdated skill. But sending a thanks message never goes out of style, and sending a thank you message for a gift is a basic common courtesy every child (and grownup!) should master. Writing a thank you note or a heartfelt

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Clever Storage Ideas for Small Spaces (Hint: Look Up!)

Overhead shelves are my favorite small space storage hack, and make for easy DIY organizing small spaces cheap.

Small Space Storage: Organizing Small Spaces Cheap The New Year is here; perhaps you’re cleaning house as part of some New Year’s resolution. If so, or even if you’re still just dealing with the aftermath of holiday gift-giving, you may be on the hunt for more (or better) storage in your home. Whether you need small

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Your Children’s Consignment Sales Quick-Start Guide (Free Printable!)

Ever wanted to try children's consignment sales, but didn't know how to get started? This step-by-step quick-start guide has you covered!

How to Start Selling at Kids Consignment Sales Are you tired of all the outgrown baby stuff cluttering your attic/your spare room/your basement? Wishing you had a way to get rid of it all at once? Or maybe, in this world of skyrocketing prices for everything under the sun, you’re looking to get a little

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Creating a Capsule Wardrobe for Kids (On a Budget!)

Creating a capsule wardrobe for your kids, whether they're infants or tweens, is a great way to save time, money, and mess; here's how.

Tips on Building a Capsule Wardrobe for Kids: As regular readers know, I am a huge fan of saving money. Especially when it comes to things you have to buy anyway. Between rising grocery costs and skyrocketing energy bills, most families – including ours – are really feeling the pinch these days. Which is all the

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How to Choose a Pediatrician: Your Essential Checklist

Choosing the right doctor can be overwhelming, but it's critical to find your kid's provider BEFORE they're sick. This checklist will help.

Looking for a pediatrician? Not sure if a pediatrician is even the right doctor for your child? If you’re a new parent – or moving to a new area – there’s a lot to consider. You want the best care for your child, but you don’t have endless amounts of time to devote to the

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Dealing with Chickenpox (The Parent’s Survival Guide)

Dealing with chickenpox is never fun. But parents can ease their kids' suffering with these home remedies for chickenpox.

Dealing with Chickenpox: What to do if my child has chickenpox? Between the recent global chaos caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and all the disruption to daily life it caused, many of us have gotten off schedule with our basic preventive health care. One of the unfortunate side effects of this is a decline in

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Best Campfire Desserts: Campfire Unicorn Horns

Campfire Unicorn Horns are a delicious, easily customizable campfire dessert for kids, and easy to make as a gluten-free smores alternative.

Looking for easy campfire desserts for kids for your next family camping trip? Campfire Unicorn Horns are super-tasty campfire foil desserts that are an easy alternative to smores. They are easy to make as gluten free campfire desserts. And because they’re a banana campfire dessert, you could even argue that they’re a healthy alternative to smores! We

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Want the Best Education For Your Child? 10 Tried-and-True Steps

Want to know how to get the best education for your child? It all starts with YOU; here are the steps to take, from birth onward, to make it happen.

How Can Parents Support Learning At Home? 10 Proven Ways Parents Can Help Educate A Child: Most parents want the best for their kids in life. We worry about what they eat, how they spend their free time, and improving school performance.  But educating a child, or hearing that parents make the best teacher, can

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