We are a one income family as my husband works full time and I stay home with our three children. Everything we purchase must be carefully weighed out and discussed as to whether it is a necessity or a luxury. We don’t always agree but I can usually find a way to get my point across. One example of an extra expense that took some convincing of the husband was using a grocery delivery service. I felt it would save us (okay, me) a lot of time, frustration, and even money. Have
Some things we cannot avoid. Thanksgiving dinner. The obligatory children’s birthday party. Hosting your in-laws when they visit from out of town. These things are very difficult for a true introvert. We use all of our energy being “on” and crave nothing more than to crawl back into comfy clothes and settle in with Netflix. This day in age, however, there are some things those of us who prefer to avoid the noise and the crowds can truly avoid and still be a legitimate member
Have you ever heard the saying, “I need a vacation from my vacation!”? Yes, because travel can be stressful, especially when traveling with children. Over the years I have developed a few guidelines for travel that allow for us to truly relax while on vacation. Instead of feeling stressed out and completely exhausted, you can achieve the rejuvenation that you truly need! First, ditch the hotels. Hotels don’t allow for much relaxation because you don’t really want to be there.
Everyone grieves in personal ways. When my grandfather died, my grandmother didn’t want to be alone. She wanted us all there so that she could cook for us, and tell us to go brush our hair, and send us to the garden for the herbs she needed. That was her way. For my dad it was different when my mom died. He wanted to be alone. He needed solitude to grieve. We wanted to surround him with love but he needed to be in the garden, with his hands in the dirt, in the land that he sh
These services are life changing for people with disabilities and even for those who just feel swamped by the daily grind. For families with small children, grocery shopping can be a nightmare. Many things can keep us homebound like surgery, child birth, lack of transportation, anxiety, etc. Getting your groceries delivered to your front door is easy if you follow these simple steps. Call your local grocery store and ask them if they offer a groceries delivery service such as