Giving birth, whether naturally or by C-section, takes a toll on a woman’s body and sometimes her mind. Having to go back to work within weeks or 3 months of giving birth does not allow a family the time to adapt and bond with their new addition. Unfortunately, in the United States returning to work within 3 months of having a child is the norm and for most families a must. Other families run into the hard situation where both parent’s need to work to support the family, but child care costs…Continue
Added by Rachel barry on February 11, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments
In my life right now, I have two very active toddlers and a 6 month old puppy who is already 50+ lbs. Jason and I have been trying to get out of debt, off and on for the last 3 1/2 years. Of course things happen and every now and then, we go backwards. Right now we are right back in it and working hard. He has been really great trying to pick up any extra shift that comes available to him. As you all know, I stay at home and don't have an income that will help us. If we really want…Continue
Added by Samantha Roberts on August 13, 2016 at 8:23pm — No Comments
We are all familiar with the phrase Grave Robber, a crime in which an individual raids a tomb to steal artifacts or personal effects from the deceased. Just to clarify that is a crime in which a soul that has passed on is robbed of material thing. However, when an individual steals the joy, a very important component of mental health, from another soul no crime is committed but the repercussions to the victim are far more damaging.
Added by Kat Tom on January 26, 2016 at 10:24am — No Comments
It usually happens on a Friday or a Monday. I'll be in the office, waiting for my email program to start, and they will start to filter in: The Working From Home messages.
One or two emails that come in with the WFH subject line are common enough: Sick children, sick adult, work being done at the house and…
Added by Lauren Markman on August 24, 2015 at 6:35am — No Comments
In one 24 hour period, I spend approximately 4 of those hours breastfeeding or pumping. That is 28 hours a week- practically a part time job! One day, while using my computer to watch So You Think You Can Dance as I fed my son, I decided to find something better to do with my hours than watch every reality TV show possible.
I started researching sites that would allow me to make money during those 28 hours a…
Go on an adventure with Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Uranium Unicorns from Uranus! From Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants, and Dan Santat, the creator Sidekicks!
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A loan can at times be frustrating. It is even worst when you are doubling as mummy and daddy. You wonder whether to focus on upbringing your kids or servicing that loan. The pressure that comes with it is intense. Single mothers bear the hardest of it all when it comes to loan repayment. However, re-planning your financial schemes can offset this burden.…Continue
Added by Jenny Richards on April 1, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
This is sooo very cool. I've been doing it since January for Purina, Dollar General, Oil of Olay, NutriSystem, Samsung, Crest and Braun. Why not get paid for something you like to do, right? The joy is you get to do it from the comfort of your own home too.
I've been working with IZEA since the beginning of January advertising and have been paid already for the brand names I mentioned above to post and tweet. All I have to do is bid on their job and I just paid $5.00 up front to…Continue
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Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on October 31, 2014 at 9:45am — No Comments
Every weekend my kids want to have company come over. I'm always reminding them that I don't have a built in card in my brain that automatically stores the contact information for everyone I meet, and neither do they, so they need to physically exchange numbers with their friends. Do they? No, but every weekend we seem to have…Continue
Added by Ronda on October 25, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on August 12, 2014 at 12:43pm — No Comments
Have you ever slipped and said a tacky word in front of your child? I know that I am guilty of this of accidentally saying something I will regret later or said something that wasn't appropriate for my children to hear. I have always tried to be aware and watch what I say and do in front of them. I want to make sure that my kids aren't picking up bad habits. Believe it or…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on March 13, 2014 at 4:43pm — No Comments
Last fall we decided to take my youngest son out of daycare so that he could stay at home with me during the day. At first I was nervous because I wasn’t sure how I was going to care for him during the day. I am thankful that he has started learning how to play independently and can entertain himself for a few minutes. During those first several weeks, I was so excited and wanted to continue teaching him the things that he was currently learning in daycare. Things changed…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on February 17, 2014 at 8:32pm — No Comments
As your kids are heading back to school and stuffing their backpack full of school supplies and books, it is important for parents to make sure that their backpack isn’t too heavy. Did you know that most children carry their backpack improperly? Misusing a backpack and wearing it improperly can lead to long-term health problems or injuries.…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on August 21, 2013 at 12:37am — No Comments
Welcome to my page! Thank you for stopping by Uplifting Families. I wanted to take the time and thank all of those people that have made Uplifting Families successful. Without your love and support, my blog wouldn’t be where it is today. I started blogging in November of 2011, shortly after my youngest son was born, because I wanted to help other mother’s…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on August 13, 2013 at 8:50pm — No Comments
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Added by Polly Workinger on August 6, 2013 at 12:55pm — No Comments
Do crime rates decrease during the summertime? Most people would assume that crime rates would decrease during the summer since families are more active, plan vacations, and aren’t always at home. You might be surprised but …Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on June 21, 2013 at 5:31pm — No Comments
I am looking for anyone that has old cell phones, and ink cartridges and toners. I am collecting these because I have an agency that takes them and pays me for it. Because I am unable to work outside the home, I find eventful and easy ways that I can do to keep me busy. I am doing this to work on getting my life straight, and also working on getting a new wheelchair. So if your in the Jacksonville or Orange Park area, and you wouldn't have an issue giving me the used cartridges and toners…Continue
Added by Julie Schmidt on June 20, 2013 at 11:47pm — No Comments