Over the past few years, my husband and I have been busting our booties in order to purchase our first home. We FINALLY accomplished that in the Summer of 2018. It wasn’t an easy task, but we knew what we had to do and we did it. Thinking of buying your first home isn’t a decision that should be taken lightly. While the dream at the end of the road is to have a roof over your head and to eventually become more financially stable, there’s a long ways until you actually get there. Have you ever taken the time to figure out exactly what you need to do to get the ball on the road? To help you out, here’s a guide on how to begin buying your first home.
The decision to start homeschooling your children isn’t always a difficult one, but how you homeschool can be. There can be many competing voices arguing for and against, and you might not even be certain at first that it is quite the right thing to do, despite knowing the benefits of it. If you are just starting out in homeschooling your children, you will probably find that you could benefit from understanding more about it, and that is what we are going to look at today. Specifically, we are going to discuss some of the simple and effective ways in which you should be able to make much more of homeschooling, so that you can absolutely be certain you are doing the right thing.
I remember when my sons were younger and they weren’t feeling well. It was one of the worse feelings in the world. If your child is ill it can be exhausting taking care of them. They often want all your attention, as that is a comfort to them. When they are very young or just toddling, they cannot always tell you exactly what is wrong, and that can make it even harder to know you are doing the right thing. Getting through the day with a sick child is not an easy task, some times you want to throw in the towel, but don’t, because it either has throw up on it or spilled soup. Seriously though, it’s rough, but here are a few tips that will help get through the day.
So Christmas is done and you know what that means – you’ll have to face your New Year’s resolutions. Because come January 1st, you will be held responsible, and not following through on your new goals is one of the worst feelings there is. Instead of trying to tackle something borderline impossible or create a new habit that you simply can’t keep, be sure to start small. What’s more, an excellent way to actually follow through is to combine your personal goals with your living environment. That way, you can rejuvenate your home and stick to your resolutions at the same time. Here are the five easy-to-keep New Year’s resolutions for your home.
Once you have kids, finding time for yourself becomes a nearly impossible task. You can plan it, but more often than not, something will come between you and your well-deserved time off. And that’s not the worst of it. When you actually manage to get that short break, you don’t even know how to relax anymore. You spend that time sorting out things in your home, running some errands without kids tagging along or you turn to taking care of somebody else’s needs, like your parents’ or your partner’s. So, if you’re in need of some precious advice on how to relax when you finally find time to, go through these amazing tips and find the ones that suit you best.
There’s no doubt that some cities seem as if they were made just for runners. Whether it’s the weather, the scenery, the trails or iconic races, if you’re an avid runner who’s thinking about moving or just wants to enjoy a great place to visit while you’re also logging miles, you might want to consider these destinations. Knowing where you’re going to be running, is important, know the best cities for running is even more important, especially if you’re on vacation and don’t want to disrupt your schedule.
If you are like most parents I talk to, you are crazy nervous about talking to your kids about sex. Whether they are 5 or 15, talking to your kids about sex doesn’t have to be this big, overwhelming ordeal. In fact, having many conversations in bite-sized chunks will have the most lasting impact over time. These strategies are effective regardless of the child’s age. I’m going to give you a few guidelines you can follow to make while talking to your kids about sex a little easier to handle. This isn’t an easy topic, but it’s not one you should fear.
When we lived in the apartment I often went to the local Starbucks and work remotely outside of the home because, well I could and sometimes getting out of the apartment was a great thing. It would get stuffy and no matter how much we cleaned, it always smelled like we didn’t clean for weeks. So getting out was the best thing for me to do. Working remotely outside of the home and from a coffee shop or even the library, means you have to bring the majority of the things you have at your fingertips with you. Sometimes it’s not a hassle, but sometimes it’s more of a headache than it needs. I’ve eventually narrowed it down to what I HAVE to take and what I can leave at home. Below are my MUST takes.
No one wants to work all week and then spend their nights or weekends cleaning the house. I know after the past month of unpacking and cleaning I’d love to take a day off and just let someone else clean for me! I’d probably have to clean before the cleaning company arrived, though! My Grandma was that way and I used to laugh at her so much for it, but now I’m like “Crap, People are coming! I can’t have this house a mess!” So I now understand where my grandma was coming from. The other day when my mother in law was coming over, I picked up a little bit, but it wasn’t to my “People are coming over standards” like I normally do.
When I lost my mother almost 2 years ago. Everyone kept telling me, “Time heals all wounds.” That may be true, however, there is NOTHING that will heal the wound of losing a parent. I recently had hysterectomy surgery. It’s something that my husband and I talked about quite often since we lost my mom. She was supposed to get one at my age, but she was “too busy raising kids” and she didn’t want to have to take time off work in order to heal. There was one problem with her thinking.