30+ Ways To Quit Smoking
If you’re trying to quit smoking, you probably already know what I’m about to say: smoking sucks. While most people know smoking cigarettes can lead to lung cancer, there is a host of other health problems associated with smoking cigarettes including: •    Increased risk of Coronary Heart Disease •    Increased […]

30+ Ways to Quit Smoking


grief in children
The topic of kids and grief, and the teachers that teach these grieving children, is a subject near and dear to my heart.  After the death of my husband over 5 years ago, we have experienced the need for teachers to be better educated about dealing with grieving kids first-hand. During […]

Educating Teachers About Grief


grieving children
My youngest daughter had a rough time during 4th grade in school.  It was a combination of several things, but the underlying reason was that she was still dealing with grief … even though it was hard to tell that from how she looked or acted.  That’s often the way with grieving […]

Issues In The Classroom For Grieving Children



Vehicle Emergency Kit
(This post contains affiliate links.  This means if you click on a link and buy something, I get a little money.  This doesn’t increase your price at all; just helps to maintain the blog.) I have already written about creating an emergency kit for your home, and creating 72 Hour […]

How To Create a Vehicle Emergency Kit


Heart disease and diabetes run in my family.  I have a genetic predisposition to either or both. It’s a little scary to type those words; it makes me feel vulnerable.  No hiding from it.  There it is, right out in the open.  But expressing it here isn’t nearly as scary […]

Heart Disease – Healthy Changes


scams
This post originally appeared on the Dealspotr blog. Dealspotr is the most accurate coupon site that pays you to save. I’m @jrrmblog on Dealspotr, use my link to join today and earn 5,000 bonus points. 2016 was a remarkable year for cybercrime and online fraud. And as we look ahead […]

Scams and Frauds to Watch Out For in 2017



72 Hour Bag
(This a post contains affiliate links.  All this means is that if you purchase something from a link on this post, I may get a small amount of money.  This doesn’t affect  your price in anyway; just helps with the upkeep of the blog.) I wrote previously about creating an […]

How To Create a 72 Hour Bag


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(This post contains affiliate links, which means if you click on one and buy something I may receive a small amount of money.  This doesn’t affect your price at all; just helps to maintain the blog.) Sleep is important; very important.  We try to find out how to sleep better because most […]

How To Sleep Better – 5 Surprising Tips


new career
This post originally appeared on the Dealspotr blog. Dealspotr is the most accurate coupon site that pays you to save. I’m @jrrmblog on Dealspotr, use my link to join today and earn 5,000 bonus points. Are you looking for a new career?  Whether you need something that provides more stability […]

Looking for a New Career? Fastest-Growing Jobs for Women ...



emergency kit
(This post contains affiliate links. This means if you click on a link and buy something, I make a small amount of money – this doesn’t increase your price as all! Just helps to maintain the blog) No one likes to think about natural disasters. We hear about them on […]

How To Create An Emergency Kit


Fast Food Statistics 2
This post originally appeared on the Dealspotr blog. Dealspotr is the most accurate coupon site that pays you to save. I’m @jrrmblog on Dealspotr, use my link to join today and earn 5,000 bonus points. It’s time to face the truth – we all know that eating fast food is […]

Fast Food Statistics That Will Scare You Healthy


Dealspotr Codes and Coupons
Everyone is looking for a great bargain these days. None more so than us solo moms. We are single-income households, trying to squeeze out as much as possible from every penny. We need to make every dollar go farther … and then some. Dealspotr is a great way to find […]

Dealspotr – Find Great Deals Every Time You Shop



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(This post contains affiliate links.  This means if you click on one and buy something, I get a small amount of money.  This doesn’t raise the price to you in any way; it just helps with the upkeep of the blog.) This time of year, it’s easy to feel what’s […]

7 Tips to Beat Seasonal Depression


tax preparation
We know it needs to be done, but many of us look at it like our kids look at a big test or term paper – we try to duck it as long as possible, because we think it will be too big and scary and take too long to finish.  […]

Tax Preparation Organization


single mom 6
As a single mom, I know just how difficult it can be to navigate the daily challenges of parenting alone.  We need a “village” – a support system to help us when we are stressed; to pick us up when we stumble. But sometimes it’s tricky to find that support.  […]

Build a Single Mom Support Group



New Year's Resolutions as a Single Mom 5
It’s that time of year again – New Year’s Resolutions! We do quite a bit of introspection as single moms, don’t we?  Seems we are always thinking about every course of action, scrutinizing our choices, etc.  We want to make sure that our actions and choices are what’s best for […]

New Year’s Resolutions for Single Moms


Creative Ideas for Celebrating New Year's Eve
So, it’s New Year’s Eve – and you need some creative ideas to celebrate the night, and help usher in the new year in style.  But you can’t/don’t want to leave the house – and who can blame you? So we will divide this list of ideas up into two […]

New Year’s Eve Ideas for Single Moms


Christmas craft ideas 2
One of the most enjoyable parts of the holidays for us is the large amount of Christmas craft ideas for kids out there today.  Family traditions that we have created over the years often center around the kiddos making crafts, baking cookies, etc. My daughters and I always go over to […]

Christmas Craft Ideas for Kids