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Preparing for Adoption

Preparing for Adoption

Thinking of adopting a child? It can be a blissful, worthwhile experience – but it can also be a baffling, exasperating journey. It’s a process that will affect your life, the people around you (most especially your immediate family) and, of course, the life of the adopted child. And since it is  a lifelong commitment, […]

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Christmas Survival Cheat Sheet

Christmas Survival Cheat Sheet For Busy Moms

Remember those solemn Christmas mornings? It felt so good to feel the early morning breeze of Christmas that calms your soul. Remember those times when you had a good night’s sleep that gets you to wake up feeling refreshed? Yes, I do too. But now that we are already busy moms, there’s almost no room […]

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Health Plan Premium Tax Credit for Self-Employed Moms

Are you a self-employed mom and paying too much on your health insurance? If yes, I’ve good news! Health insurance is typically a tax deductible for those who are self-employed. This means that health plan premiums can be more affordable than you might think. Consult your accountant of course. Since we have to juggle several […]

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15 Side Hustles for Super Busy Moms

Last month I wrote about some great careers for mom. But what if you just want to earn a little–or more than a little–extra cash? That’s called a side hustle. Whether you are a working mom or stay-at-home mom, almost all of us can find some time for at least a little side hustling. Maybe […]

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10 Potential Careers for Busy Moms

Motherhood requires a lot of hard work, patience, and time. Even though it’s a 24/7/365 job, it has countless ‘precious moments’ as its reward. And while certain moments with your kids are definitely priceless, unfortunately, not everything else is. For all the moms out there who want or need to earn some cash while managing […]

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Childbirth

Preparing for Childbirth: 5 Tips for Soon-To-Be Moms

Every pregnancy has its own share of joys and difficulties. When the adorable pregnancy announcements, lovely pregnancy photo shoots, and cute baby showers are over, it is time for soon-to-be moms to focus on your baby’s delivery. The truth is, preparing for childbirth can make some women anxious, especially if it is their first time. […]

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When You Are Tired of Being A Mom

The truth is, it has never been easy. As a boy mom, I have to keep up with my three sons’ unwavering energy. My day starts even before the sun comes up, and I feel overwhelmed with all the things anticipated in a whole day. The tasks begin as soon as my boys wake up, and […]

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