Aug 302014
 
Save Money With Cloth Diapers

When I was pregnant with my second child I became interested in cloth diapering, both for its environmental and money-saving benefits.  I ran the numbers on the cost of diapers, to see if the money saved would be worth the extra time spent in washing them.  I was shocked at how much cheaper it is […]

Sep 202013
 
Daily Routines for Kids

Routines are a life raft for me in the chaotic world of parenting.  I’ve created a routine checklist for my daughter’s before school, after school and after dinner tasks, and the link for it is at the bottom of this post if you’d like to download it and customize it. Before using a checklist, I […]

Mar 142013
 
Cloth Diapering 101: Types of Cloth Diapers

There’s a renaissance in cloth diapering going on right now.  Cloth diapering has always been the most frugal and environmentally-conscious choice for parents, but cloth diapers have also been 1) less convenient to use than their disposable counterparts and 2) yucky to clean, which is why they had been rapidly declining in popularity for the […]

Sep 222012
 
[Expired] Free Children's eBook: I'll Follow The Moon

[Expired] I’ll Follow the Moon by Stephanie Tara is free right now on Amazon.  It’s a Moms’ Choice Award honoree and a Chocolate Lily Award winner.  It’s not too often that high quality children’s books come up for free. This is an Amazon Kindle ebook, but even if you don’t own a Kindle you can […]

Sep 212012
 
Frugal Living Tips: Good Reads from Around the Web

I’m always looking for inspiration as I walk that fine line between balancing our budget and keeping our lives fun and interesting.  The internet is a treasure trove of frugal living tips, and I’ve rounded up five good frugal living articles that I came across this week.  Remember, living frugally isn’t about saving money for […]

Sep 202012
 
Free Baby Sling

Seven Slings is giving away free baby slings (regularly priced $40) while supplies last.  You just pay shipping.  Their slings are the simple over-one-shoulder type, which I liked using when my daughter was 0-4 months old.  Some people like using them all the way up to toddler age, but I preferred other carriers when my […]