and just like that she was gone.
As parents, we often lose our identity. Snack time, play dates, sports practices, no longer are the things we do but all that we know. And parents with more than one children often struggle even more.
Its the ever going never ending struggle of balance. Balance? I teeter on and off of convincing myself I have found it. Often, I do better that not but just like everyone else I too have my moments.
My blog was a reprieve for me, and a journey that I enjoyed having the commitment too. But with all things in life, we don't always have total control. With my wedding fast approaching, and a new employment journey, I lost my way. I lost the pattern that I had going, and it just slowly got away, but I'm coming back. Picking up where I left off, and I will progress. I may not be the best writer, but I do know that sharing my journey has helped. It has helped some parents think that all isnt lost, and that where there is a will there is a way.
Mommsie knows best,
Most people question how I manage a family of 7 with one salary. Believe me it isn’t exactly easy but it takes a lot of planning and money management. I manage to budget the family to $150.00 a week, this includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack, and yes for every single one of us. I also have to note that this too includes house care items such as bleach and laundry soap and even dog food! I promise I’m not lying. By following the ten tips below you too can set a budget and stick to it for your family.
With summer on the horizon there is no greater plan than to actually make a plan.
The Sand bucket list is a great resource to print up, pin on your bulletin board and cross out as you go, or write each option down on a piece of paper and place in a sand bucket with everyday choosing a new adventure off of the list.