This tag is associated with 18 posts

Communication with your partner: how much is too much?

I agree that good communication is the key to a strong relationship. But when everyone seems to have differing opinions, how much is too much? So, if you read my article the other day about the lady bug you will know that after a couple of drinks hubs and I (as usual) got into a … Continue reading

Why We Are Not Giving Gifts This Christmas

I started working when I was sixteen. Unlike my friends who spent money on nights out partying, dinners or vacations I always believed in spending my money on tangible items. Objects I could hold on to, that would serve me like a sweater that would keep me warm or a car that would get me … Continue reading

WordAds Finally Pays Off

Of course I don’t blog for profit, but it was nice when WordPress gave me $103 for doing what I love anyways. Bought new shoes for work since these  dress shoes are killing my feel LOL. If your curious it took me exactly one year to earn the money. Yay shoes.

Looking In The Mirror: Ending The Cycle Of Parental Judgement

It never ceases to amaze me how much judgement goes on in the parenting community.  Even the tiniest decisions become controversial and anyone is willing to judge you based solely on what they see or the very limited amount of information they know about you. Rather than simply complaining about it or telling people to … Continue reading

How To Win On Your Income Tax For Ontario Parents

It’s tax time again, and like most of us you probably don’t know all the ins and outs of filing a return.  While I don’t know everything about taxes, I do know that as a parent you want to stretch your money as far as it can go.  So to help out my fellow Ontarians … Continue reading

The Rising Cost of Coffee As A Parent

Would I Be Happier As A Stay At Home Mom?

Yesterday I read an article about who was happier; those with children or those without.  While this is a very complicated topic, the article it got me thinking about how the choices we make as parents can affect our happiness. One of these big decisions would be whether we work or stay at home with … Continue reading

A Happy Relationship Means Having Your Own Bank Account

Money is the number one issue couples fight about so happy finances does help lead to a happy marriage.  For us, that means we each have our own bank accounts, and we like it that way.  There is no right or wrong way to manage your money (okay there is a wrong way, but not in … Continue reading

The Crock of Work Life Balance

Finding balance in your life is hard, but together we can make it easier.  Sometimes, just the act of thinking about all the things you juggle in your life can bring you enough perspective to initiate positive change. Recently there was an article in Today’s Parent Magazine called the Crock of Work Life Balance. Everyone … Continue reading

Why I Would Rather Give Birth Again Than Plan My Wedding

It’s funny how I keep forgetting that I am engaged now. Since we have been together so long and have three kids it’s not like it’s really on the top of my priority list. Still, I realize that at some point I am going to have to figure out this wedding thing. We have discussed eloping … Continue reading


Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

How About Some Love?

Follow on Bloglovin