Rachael

ways for moms to de-stress

10 Ways for Moms to De-Stress After Work

Being a working mom can be stressful! It is important to de-stress after a long day at work no matter what your profession. I work swing shift so I am not home until about midnight on nights that I work. I often get on social media when I get home which I know is not the best way to unwind but for whatever reason, I still find myself there. I came up with this list …

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7 Tips to Help Reduce Stress When Flying with Toddlers

Flying with toddlers can be pretty stressful.¬† I have learned a lot of lessons over the last few years of flying with our 2 kiddos. My husband’s family lives in California so we try to make at least a yearly trip to visit them. If we were to drive, it would take close to 20 hours to make the trip. Even though the airport is stressful, it is still worth it due to the amount …

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7 Must-Have Outdoor Toys That Won’t Break the Bank

I was so excited when we moved into our house almost 3 years ago. We actually had our own yard! Our kids could play in the backyard, which is so much easier than a park(I’m a bit of a homebody, haha). But, since I had not previously had a yard, I realized I had no outdoor toys. How boring! Over the years we have built up our collection of outdoor toys. Some have been gifts, …

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staple pantry items

12 Staple Pantry Items I ALWAYS Keep on Hand for Quick, Simple Meals

My meal planning comes in waves.¬†Sometimes I am good at sitting down and deciding what I want to make. Other times we just throw meals together based on what we have on hand. If it weren’t for keeping these “staple pantry items” on hand, we would probably eat out more or starve…Now, some of these aren’t actual “pantry” items. They are just items to keep on hand either in pantry, fridge or freezer. Staple Pantry …

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What Are the Best Scrubs for Nurses That Are Pregnant or Nursing?

I went through 2 pregnancies and nursing of babies as a nursing student/nurse. Knowing what maternity scrubs to buy and where to buy them was a challenge. I was also on a budget and didn’t want to spend a lot of money on scrubs I would only wear for a few months. At the time, I didn’t know any pregnant nurses and didn’t even think to turn to Google for help. I really could have used …

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