By Melissa Uhles
When my husband and I bought our first house together, our son was two. I was entrenched in my role as a stay at home mom (SAHM) and a 1950s Housewife, minus the jello molds.
When we filled out the paperwork at the title company, under occupation I wrote “homemaker”. It felt weird. There was now a paper trail stating that I was a “kept” woman. But I’d always thought of myself as an independent feminist woman. What happened? Why did I become a SAHM and housewife?
By Melissa Uhles
Looking for cheap gifts for your kids, spouse or partner this Valentine’s Day? We’ve got you covered.
Grocery stores are brimming with chocolate heart confections. When you add flowers and dinner to all that, Valentine's Day can be hard on the wallet. Here's a solution: 12 gift ideas that will put a smile on your husband, wife, boyfriend, girlfriend or child’s face for under ten bucks.
By Melissa Uhles and Amber Roshay
Are you trying to figure out how to hold a baby, wrangle a toddler and write a few hundred words a week? A follower of our blog had this issue and asked if we’d we'd give some time management writing tips for parents with kids. So that’s what we’ve done.
Have you or your child lost a loved one? Are you grappling with what to say when a grandparent, sibling, parent or even a pet dies?
If so, I imagine you want to support your child by letting them know what grief is and that it’s a normal process for all of us when we lose someone we loved.
Becoming well-organized can be a challenge for any blogger regardless of how experienced they are. This is even more difficult when working from home, as there are so many distractions.
Sometimes no matter how many awesome ideas you have, you yearn to have more time to bring them to life. So how can you make this happen?
By Amber Roshay and Melissa Uhles
Everywhere you turn this time of year people are talking about the importance of writing down your goals for the new year, 2018 in this case.
Guess what, Amber, my Pen and Parent co-blogger and I are going to help you feel brave by sharing our personal writing goals with you.
Are you having trouble creating a gorgeous pin for Pinterest? I know I did. You’ve spent hours crafting a perfect blog post with amazing content, only to have it go nowhere. The only sound on your blog is internet crickets. Well, I'm going to tell you the secret of how to make a beautiful Pinterest pin in minutes. You have to check this out.