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! Sun, 21 Jan 2018 21:29:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.2 72710861 Giving the Best to Your Kids http://themadmommy.com/give-our-kids-the-best http://themadmommy.com/give-our-kids-the-best#comments Sun, 21 Jan 2018 21:29:03 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=12276

Sometimes it seems like our kids are the best things in our lives. Sometimes it seems like they’re the most annoying. No matter what mood they’re currently putting us in, our kids are our biggest adventure, and we’d do anything for them. That desire to give our kids the best is deep-rooted. As parents, sometimes [...]

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Ways to Get a Cozier Night’s Sleep http://themadmommy.com/a-better-night-of-sleep http://themadmommy.com/a-better-night-of-sleep#respond Sat, 20 Jan 2018 22:17:32 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=12278

Since the days of Shakespeare and even before, mankind has been waxing poetic about sleep. While our sleep is important to us, so important in fact that we write poetry about it, what should be even more important is the way we get that sleep. Crashing down on a greasy dorm couch is not the [...]

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How to Set Up the Perfect Newborn Nursery http://themadmommy.com/perfect-newborn-nursery http://themadmommy.com/perfect-newborn-nursery#comments Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:57:28 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=12270

When you have a newborn on the way there are many things to consider before the arrival. One of the most important is how to set up the perfect newborn nursery even if you’re working with a limited space. Your focus should be on the future because your baby will be tiny for such a [...]

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Positive Life Events That Will Inspire You to Implement a Financial Plan http://themadmommy.com/implement-a-financial-plan http://themadmommy.com/implement-a-financial-plan#comments Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:49:10 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=12266

The most positive life events – a home, wedding, new job or vacation hideaway – require you to implement a financial plan. But if you’re struggling with your current budget and not sure how to put it into motion, you may need to seek the assistance from a financial advisor. The following are happy life [...]

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3 Places for Moms to Relax in Columbus Ohio http://themadmommy.com/relax-in-Columbus-Ohio http://themadmommy.com/relax-in-Columbus-Ohio#comments Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:00:59 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=12255

Sometimes, moms need to get away. We need a chance to step away from all of our mom responsibilities and relax. Some moms like to go shopping and some like to do lunch with friends. Other moms like to go to the spa and some just like to take a walk in the park. If [...]

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Transforming Your Kid’s Room Into A Peaceful Sleep Haven http://themadmommy.com/peaceful-sleep-haven http://themadmommy.com/peaceful-sleep-haven#comments Tue, 09 Jan 2018 22:33:03 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=12243

When it comes to your children, you only want what’s best for them. Sleep is so important to your kid’s health and well-being that creating a peaceful sleep environment is crucial to ensuring that perfect night’s sleep. You can create this by using a few tips and tricks, and with a little creativity, you’re well [...]

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When You Lose Yourself Inside Your Illness… http://themadmommy.com/lose-yourself-inside-your-illness http://themadmommy.com/lose-yourself-inside-your-illness#comments Sun, 07 Jan 2018 23:08:17 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=12237

You may have noticed that there haven’t been as many personal posts written lately and that is because I am having trouble finding myself. I know I am in here, somewhere. I know this is my body and I know this is my mind, but right now, it doesn’t feel that way at all. I [...]

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5 Careers That are Conducive For Single Parent Families http://themadmommy.com/working-as-a-single-parent http://themadmommy.com/working-as-a-single-parent#comments Wed, 03 Jan 2018 13:39:06 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=12228

Working as a single parent is possible, but the situation must be considered carefully. It’s ideal for single parents not to travel too far from home. If you work at home, you need jobs that pay enough to support every member of the household. Learn about 5 careers that are practical for anyone running a [...]

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Growing Kids: 4 Life Hacks to Help You Handle Growth Spurts http://themadmommy.com/handle-growth-spurts http://themadmommy.com/handle-growth-spurts#comments Fri, 29 Dec 2017 21:07:54 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=12223

Children often have unusual growth spurts that seem to occur overnight. You may buy a growing child a pair of shoes, and she outgrows the footwear in only two weeks. When a child is undergoing rapid growth, it is important to prepare ahead of time to avoid an emergency trip to the nearest shoe store. [...]

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Fun and Learning with Puzzingo! http://themadmommy.com/Puzzingo-App-for-Kids http://themadmommy.com/Puzzingo-App-for-Kids#comments Tue, 26 Dec 2017 19:30:36 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=12208

Christmas has officially passed and you still have a week with your kids! If I have learned anything, in my 11-ish years of parenting, it is this: The nostalgia of Christmas and the “newness” of things will soon wear off and once again, your kids will be bored! Keep them busy with the Puzzingo app [...]

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Tips to Save for NEXT Christmas http://themadmommy.com/save-for-NEXT-Christmas http://themadmommy.com/save-for-NEXT-Christmas#comments Tue, 26 Dec 2017 06:00:32 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=12157

Every year, when Christmas comes and goes, we’re left looking at our bank account and thinking, “Next year I need to find a way to do Christmas for cheaper.” In fact, it’s a large part of why we set New Year’s resolutions to be more money-smart. While you’re setting next year’s goals, I have some [...]

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Autism and Christmas http://themadmommy.com/autism-and-Christmas http://themadmommy.com/autism-and-Christmas#comments Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:21:54 +0000 http://themadmommy.com/?p=12203

I really wanted to explain and I really wanted you to understand that autism and Christmas is like being on a train, that is heading towards a bridge that is out and the brakes aren’t working. Disaster is imminent. We will crash and burn, but only the conductor can see it coming. I’m not saying [...]

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