Post contains affiliate links. With 2018 rapidly approaching, we busy women are going to be in need of a new planner for the new year! We don’t have time to be disorganized, and owning a planner can be a good starting place for keeping track of our busy schedules. Never used a planner? Wanting to try a new one? Not sure which one is best for you? Here I have compiled a list of options for choosing a 2018 planner. The Happy Planner It contains both weekly and monthly sections, and it also has a mini-calendar at the top...Read More
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Post contains affiliate links. If you don’t want to fight the Black Friday crowds this year, here are some great options for still getting those deals on Christmas gifts for your friends and family, from the comfort of your own home! Amazon has some amazing deals on electronics and more! The great news is—the Amazon Black Friday sale is live NOW through November 24!!! Click on these links for great deals on holiday gifts! All-New Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet, 7″ Display, 16 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case $69.99 (30% off) Kindle E-reader – Black, 6″ Glare-Free Touchscreen...Read More
Post contains affiliate links. Being a working mom, whether by choice or necessity, is not easy. It’s often a life of guilt and questioning, and of always feeling like you are behind. I speak from experience, because I am a full-time teacher and also a mom to three children under school age. Can I tell you that one thing that has helped my home run more smoothly (and saved my sanity!) is implementing daily routines? Now, I won’t lie and say that it is easy to implement routines. We working moms have a lot on our plates—managing a household...Read More
One day, as I was on my phone with a trusted mentor, my kids were raising cane all around me and doing everything they could to keep me from having a coherent conversation. I don’t remember what our conversation was up to that point, but I remember the words leaving my mouth, “these little monsters…” I don’t even remember the rest of my sentence that I said in reference to them. But one thing that I do remember is the gentle reprimand from my mentor, “Be careful about throwing around words like that about your kids. What we speak...Read More
First of all, let me apologize to all of you that my posting has been so sparse over the last few months since summer. I am now 20 weeks pregnant with a baby GIRL! Her name is Lydia Jane Rios, and she is our fourth child (third girl) and she is due to arrive sometime around April 5, 2018. This pregnancy has been eventful, to say the least… Back in September, we had an NIPT test, which determines the gender of the baby and screens for genetic disorders. We also had had this test done with our last...Read More
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Hi, I’m Jordan Rios. Thank you so much for visiting my site! I am a wife, mother of three littles, and an ESL teacher. I make my home in East Tennessee…..learn more