Home & Life

How to Budget for Child Care Expenses This Fall

We’ll cover our ears while you shout out any expletive that comes to mind — we know, you’ve just realized how much child care costs. It’s not a miscalculation, nor is it just a price spike in your city. On average, a year’s worth of day care will cost an average of about $10,000, according to Care.com. The website puts the cost of a nanny for the same period at just under $30,000 per year. So, now that you’re done…

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Mindfulness for Moms Isn’t As Complicated As It Sounds

As a mom, you have a lot going on — and it’s easy to let those things cloud your mind. Of course, you’d rather be in the moment than perusing your list of mental to-dos or worrying about your children or stressing about work.…

September 10, 2019
Home & Life

How to Enjoy A Family Vacation on a Budget This Year

Whether you work full time or stay home to raise your family, it’s impossible not to catch yourself daydreaming about going on vacation. It’s so much fun to get away with the people you love most, but that’s difficult to do when you’re dealing…

July 18, 2019
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Moms

Why I Love Being a Yoga Mom and a Working Mom

Becoming a mother ranks as one of my most important life achievements. I love my two daughters with all my heart, but sometimes, I need a break like anyone else. Given I also work, finding quiet moments to sit in meditation proves difficult to…

June 13, 2019
Noms

Why Cheap Plant-Based Meals Should Be in Your Repertoire

Plant-based eating has swept into vogue, and not a moment too soon. Cattle farming uses up a ton of arable land farmers could use for growing food for human beings. Plus the production of meat leads to the unimaginable suffering to our animal cousins.…

June 11, 2019
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Moms

How to Balance Work and Family Life

Being a working mom, I’m well versed in how difficult balancing work and family can be. Some days I feel like superwoman and get everything done. Other days it’s a miracle I find the time to comb my hair. Women make up nearly half…

June 4, 2019
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The Best Yoga Mom Blogs You Should Be Following

The thousands-year-old tradition of yoga sprouted yogini wings out of India in the ‘80s and swept the rest of the world — the west hasn’t been the same since. Yoga comes in many diverse forms with just as diverse practitioners, but the heart of…

May 9, 2019
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Home & Life

6 Family Budget Tips to Help You Start Saving

Have you ever lived paycheck to paycheck? If you’re nodding your head, you’re not alone — I’ve done it too. As of January 2019, as many as 78 percent of workers are in the same situation. One thing that helped to pull me out…

April 23, 2019