• person walking on a dirt road in a wooded area
    Parenting

    50 Fantastic Fun Activities for Teenagers that Kill Boredom

    Admit it, you’re going crazy looking for fun activities for teenagers? Are you sick of the whining about being a prisoner at home? But just go back in time a few years. Do you recall how Legos used to keep your kiddos enthralled? Remember the shrieks of laughter as they fitted and then split them up? Also, don’t forget the tantrums when you tried to get them to leave the legos to bath or eat? Now, think of your teen. The structure of his life has been ‘stolen’ from him almost overnight. He is unable to hangout with his friends, play sports or do the things that gave his life…

  • Personal Growth

    How the 12 Week Growth Strategy Course Boosted my Productivity

    Is working from home frustrating you? Do you have a long blogging To Do List that you battle to complete everyday? Do you often lose hours scrolling through your Pinterest or Facebook feeds? Do you feel as if you’re always playing Catch -up? This is what happened to me. I saw no progress with my blog although I worked at it all the time. But then, I took a short, wallet friendly course that boosted my productivity almost overnight. This post contains affiliate links which means that I may earn a commission if you use them. I only recommend tools that I use and trust. You can read the full…

  • single mom with hand to head at the challenges the life of a single mom brings
    Uncategorized

    The Harsh Reality of Life as a Single Mom (and how to thrive) 

    Life as a single mom is like jogging up a never-ending steep mountain track wearing the wrong shoes. Maybe you’re in this tough situation due to death, divorce or separation. Whatever the cause of your status as a single mom, it is shockingly hard. This post contains affiliate links which means that I may earn a commission if you use them. I only recommend tools that I use and trust. You can read the full disclosure policy here. Let’s get started with a few books sourced from Amazon to uplift you and to show you that you are not alone: The Badass Single Mom’s Survival Guide: 21 Life Hacking Tips by H.…

  • Calculator, pen and bank statement to find ways to save money on food
    Uncategorized

    10 Stupidly Simple Ways to Save Money on Food

    How do you save money on food when you’re a single mom raising a family of 4 on one income? It seems impossible to reduce your food bill and keep your kids (especially the teens) fed, full and satisfied. By the time the next paycheck comes round, you’re super stressed and quite happy to go to Grandma’s house for Sunday lunch. Dave Ramsey, the financial whizz, recommends in this post that no more than 10–15% of the monthly budget should be spent on food. But you know that the bulk of your income goes towards your food bill. So, you can’t imagine slashing the food budget. It would mean allowing…