The Mad Mommy http://themadmommy.com Trying to save the last shreds of my sanity, one post at a time! #Parenting, #MomProblems, #KidLogic and more! Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:00:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 https://i2.wp.com/themadmommy.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/cropped-Mad-Mommy-hatter-e1518969468694.jpg?fit=32%2C32 The Mad Mommy http://themadmommy.com 32 32 72710861 6 Ways to Get You and Your Family to Live Simply (Sort of) http://themadmommy.com/live-simply-sort-of http://themadmommy.com/live-simply-sort-of#comments Wed, 11 Apr 2018 23:03:56 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=12835

In a world inundated with technology, it’s often hard to find the time or the energy to let it go and get back to the simple things in live. However, sometimes it’s nice to think about getting off the grid and having a simpler life that’s not ruled by technology, gadgets, and information. While you [...]

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Here Is How Rural Living Comes With Added Benefits http://themadmommy.com/rural-living http://themadmommy.com/rural-living#comments Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:09:43 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=11027

Movies and real life celebs celebrate city life. Many dream of success amid the concrete jungle of NYC, Chicago, London, etc. While cities are filled with glamour and opportunity, such places also feature traffic, pollution, and cut-throat attitudes. Those who adopt a rural life, however, enjoy solitude, peace, and expansive landscapes. Some are willing to [...]

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How To Make Applesauce: The Old Fashioned Way http://themadmommy.com/how-to-make-applesauce-the-old-fashioned-way/ http://themadmommy.com/how-to-make-applesauce-the-old-fashioned-way/#comments Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:59:37 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=8541

One of my favorite things about fall is the apples! Especially honeycrisps! I love baking with them and I wait every year for my mom to make homemade applesauce! She makes it every year and this year, she came over for my birthday to make it. So now, I am going to show you how [...]

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Why Your Kids Will Thank You for Growing Your Own Food http://themadmommy.com/growing-your-own http://themadmommy.com/growing-your-own#comments Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:39:08 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=8509

Being a parent isn’t always easy, especially in this day and age. The number of food insecure households is on the rise, with 49 million Americans struggling to put food on the table. This has led to an increase in the use of food banks and pantries, with one in seven now relying on these [...]

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Foods That You Buy That You Should Make http://themadmommy.com/foods-you-should-make-at-home http://themadmommy.com/foods-you-should-make-at-home#comments Fri, 12 Aug 2016 15:34:27 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=7932

Prepackaged food is convenient, but it comes with a steep price tag, not to mention the hidden ingredients that manufacturers sneak into their products.  If you do happen to find pre-made options that are healthy, they cost even more.  Below are 9 things that you currently buy that you should make (or grow) yourself.   [...]

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Planting A K Cup Garden! http://themadmommy.com/k-cup-garden http://themadmommy.com/k-cup-garden#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 05:00:58 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=3605

Spring has finally arrived and the weather is AMAZING! We have April showers, fresh gusts of warm wind and that glorious Spring sunshine! (This post may contain affiliate links that help me support and maintain my blog.) Now that Spring is in the air, it is time to put some plants in the dirt! Along [...]

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11 Essential Oils You Need in Your Medicine Cabinet http://themadmommy.com/essential-oils http://themadmommy.com/essential-oils#comments Sat, 14 Feb 2015 05:00:35 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=2983

Today, my guest post is from Amber. She is sharing her thoughts on essential oils and the ones she thinks we should keep on hand. Essential oils have become a recent fad in the natural health realm, but not without reason. These powerful natural oil extracts have yielded the desired results for many people to [...]

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