Kids and Allowance: Moms On Money with Femme Frugality and MTM


Thanks for stopping by for another Moms on Money post! Today’s question comes from Tracie, Collaborative Partner at Love.Work.Repeat: Should kids get an allowance for doing chores? I struggle with justifying this because I never got an allowance as a kid. Doing chores was just considered doing my part to help our household. When I […]

Stitch Fix #2 Hit or Miss?

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Hello all! I’m very excited to bring you another fun Stitch Fix post. If you decide you’d like to try it for yourself, I’m including my referral link in this post. Full disclosure–if you use my link, I get a little kick back So click away. In the meantime, want to see what I got […]

Shout-Outs: Monday Spring Clean Edition

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So . . . Christine and I have been MIA since last Wednesday.  I’ll be honest with you.  I . . . well . . . it wasn’t OUR fault!  Family, priorities and a touch of a stomach bug kept us away.  We hope you had a fantastic Easter, though and know that we were […]

Another Birth Story (Part 1)

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A couple of weeks ago, Janene shared her first birth story on the blog. She mentioned that it hit her all of a sudden that she never shared. As I was reading it, I thought “hmm….come to think of it, I’ve never shared one of mine!” I cannot believe that it has been ten years […]

5 Ways to Raise Respectful Kids


Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about how my kids act for other people compared to how they act for me.  I’m not really talking about the 4 year olds . . . because they are still learning . . . I’m talking about my 7 and 8 year old.  There are things that they […]

The Sunday Sip – with Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad

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The sun is shining and it is finally starting to feel like Spring around here!  I’m looking forward to opening the windows and letting the fresh air in!   First, let’s visit with this week’s Sunday Sip!   This week we are sitting down with C. Lee Reed from Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad […]

Building Castles And Sharing Secrets: Revealing The Truth About Magic


It’s been a bit of a rough week. I mentioned on Facebook this morning that this was the end of innocence for my oldest daughter (she’s 10) who has learned the truth about Santa and his pals The Easter Bunny and The Tooth Fairy. I had such mixed emotions about disclosing this secret, but after […]

Mommy TMI for April: Spring Clean, Easter Fun, and Earth Day Confessions

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Good Morning! This week’s Mommy TMI kind of snuck up on us and we were thrilled (also surprised) that a few of you asked where it was! Well . . . here it is! Please excuse my puffy face and red eyes – I literally had to sneak out of bed early this morning to […]