Author: Carly the Mommy

Stay At Home With Your Kids: How to Work for Yourself

lways planned to be a stay at home mom, I always knew it was what I wanted… but that didn’t change the reality of our situation.
Just because I WANTED to be at home with my baby didn’t mean that we were financially able to make that happen. I see a ton of “how we lived on one low income” articles floating around… but we live in a very expensive part of the country, and generally, one low income just isn’t going to cut it here.

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The First Week Nursing a Newborn

You’ve survived the swollen ankles, wonky cravings, wretched morning sickness, and the pain of labor. Now you’re holding your precious new babe and it’s time to breastfeed.
So now what?
Here are 5 things you need to know about nursing your newborn the first week postpartum.

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The REAL Secret to Making Money Blogging

(THIS POST PROBABLY CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS. OUR FULL DISCLOSURE POLICY IS REALLY BORING, BUT YOU CAN FIND IT HERE.) When you start blogging, it feels like there are about 157 things that you need to do First there’s blog design and then there’s structure and content creation and promotion – Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+, SEO, StumbleUpon, link parties, then there’s email list growth (which means choosing an ESP and learning to create opt ins and nurturing your list) and then comes product creation – and it feels never ending. Not to mention that in the midst of these things...

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6 Rules of Decluttering: Get Your Home Back

A messy house is no fun – it makes me feel stressed and overwhelmed in all areas of my life actually.  I even sleep better when my house is clean. And I can’t get my house clean unless it’s organized – shoving stuff into the cupboards and under the bed doesn’t count as “clean” to me. 
When it comes to getting organized, one of the key elements must be decluttering.

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