• Mommy Tips,  Parenting

    Holiday Decor From Dollar Tree

    This post is sponsored by Dollar Tree and contains affiliate links. Nothing happens when you click on any of the links, but if you decide to make a purchase I will make a commission from the sales. If you’re gearing up for the holidays, then you know there are a couple of places you want to stop by for holiday decor and gift wrapping ideas. One of the top three places I like to go to is Dollar Tree. What I love most about heading over to any of their stores is that no two stores are alike. This can be handy when you make holiday baskets. Here’s a tray I…

  • beauty,  going chic

    Go Natural With Honestly Margo

    This post is sponsored by Honestly Margo. I received free products to facilitate this giveaway. All opinions are my own. Wearing makeup is rare in my home. I’m always aiming for the natural look, and it’s not always intentional. On most days, I don’t wake up on time to go and pamper myself with a long shower or even enough time to blow dry my hair. That would be my ideal morning, and even throw in five minutes to do my makeup before heading out. I’ll be honest, the only days I ever wear makeup is when Jeff is home to watch the kids, or if I feel like getting…

  • Parenting

    Family Day

    There’s nothing more precious than a day with family. I’ve been watching the boys interacting with each other for months now and nothing warms my heart more than seeing them play together. They’re inseparable, and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Next month makes a year since we brought our youngest into this world. He’s been such a blessing in our lives. Our firstborn loves spending time with him, and he’s developed a bond with Jeff. My husband may work 50+ hours a week, and sometimes comes home ready to go to bed, but there’s nothing more precious than the moments we share as a family. Nights are always…

  • Motherhood Through My Eyes
    Parenting,  Uncategorized

    Health Is Wealth

    Your health is wealth, or so they say.  My mind has been all over the place since finding out that my uncle is battling with lung cancer. I think about him every day and even at night. I imagine what my aunt is going through as she watches her husband slowly fade away. He was given three to six months to live and told it could be less. It’s been a couple of weeks since the doctor said this to him. Some nights are tougher than others for him. I haven’t really called them to hear how he’s doing. The last couple of times we spoke, he was so down…

  • Mommy Tips,  MomViews,  Parenting

    MomViews: Dealing With Family Stress

    Moms often carry a heavy weight on their shoulders. From balancing daily tasks to meeting the needs of their family, moms are always quick to try and solve any issues that may arise. In this MomViews segment, Denise Rivera shares her thoughts on how she deals with family stress. MomViews: Moms have it tough at times. We’re always trying to keep everything and everyone in order. We’ve all got a handle on our plate. How do you find the strength to get up every morning and do it again? Denise Rivera: I am lucky that I have support from my family. My mother often picks up the kids when my husband…