Archives for April 2008

A Friend with a Great Cause

A very close friend of mine Cara from The Household Helper is raising money for an awesome reason please read below and go to Cara's site to learn more. March of Dimes   The March of Dimes champions the needs of moms and babies in our community and across the nation. The money raised for March for Babies event will support lifesaving research, services, education and advocacy that help babies get a healthy start. A Cause Near and Dear To My Heart My son Joey was born 12 weeks premature … [Read more...]

Help I Don’t Understand My Teen

You know growing up I do not reember my life being difficult.  Although as a teenager it probley seems more difficult then it really is.  Some Days My daughter is in the best mood in the world and other days she is in a bad mood.  It is a total roller coaster.  I know, I know she is only 15 years old but wow.  I wish I understood her more.  I wish I knew just waht to say and just how to help her through this difficult time.  We had a major break down this weekend.  Her boyfriend who I never appr … [Read more...]

Monday Menu Planning

Chicken Tetrazinni Hamburger Helper Three Cheese Macaroni Pork Chops (we did not get to them last week) Pigs in the Blanket Grilled Cheese Tacos … [Read more...]

How to Live Stress-Free By Saying “No”

We all know the adage, “A mother’s work is never done.” In fact, this could become a modern-day mother’s theme song since we all have overbooked schedules and everybody wants something done yesterday. We teach our children from a young age that it is impolite to say the word, “No,” which was a lesson we learned in childhood, too. Now as adults, it is increasingly difficult to say, “No,” to anyone for fear of being rude or being seen as unreliable.  Mothers need to learn that saying, “No,” as an … [Read more...]

Do you Balance Work and Family?

Now that I have become a virtual assistant I find it sometimes hard to balance my work and family.  I was really struggling on how I was going to balance the two.  Would I even be able to do it?  Was it possible to have balance between the two?  Those and many more questions were running through my head.  Than I found just what I was looking for.  Real Life Guidance created Balancing Work and Family.  This had all the answers I was looking for and more.  So if you do nothing else today run on ove … [Read more...]