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How Self-Love Saved My Marriage

Melody Godfred | Posted 07.15.2016 | Weddings
Melody Godfred

The crying was relentless. And it kept getting louder. I pulled myself out of bed and shuffled myself downstairs, disoriented and angry. Why is she st...

Part Time YouTube Hobby to Full Time Business

Jacqueline Lisenby | Posted 07.07.2016 | Women
Jacqueline Lisenby

As a side hustler myself, I often talk with people who want to start a side hustle, but don't have any ideas of what they could offer. They usually think they have to have a product to sell and I quickly share stories of so many other hustlers who began with just their voice and a message.

I Am a Working Mother and This Is Why I Can't

Lola Lolita | Posted 06.21.2016 | Parents
Lola Lolita

I'm a working mom. And I can't right now. I can't answer the phone. I can't grocery shop. I can't do the laundry. I can't go to the post office. I'm...

The Mathematics of Work-Life-Travel Balance

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.04.2016 | Parents
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Andeep Singh, documentarian and television and Web video producer It seemed like a really smart idea. In fact, the math was so easy ...

10 Reasons I'm Not That Sad about Going Back to Work

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.28.2016 | Parents
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Amanda Harding, writer and blogger Before long, I'll be back at work instead of home with my baby and toddler. However, unlike las...

Working Moms Who Make It Work: Real Advice for Young Professionals

Jenn Lyons | Posted 03.11.2016 | Women
Jenn Lyons

On a weekend away with dear friends from college, all of whom are working moms, I was surprised to find I wasn't alone. We were all on this quest to find a healthy work-life balance while trying to overcome feelings of parental inadequacy, regardless of our occupation, location, or marital status.

Advantages of Being a Working Mom

Shannon Gauger | Posted 03.09.2016 | Parents
Shannon Gauger

Being a Teacher/Mommy is so hard but the best day has to be the last day of school! I always have the BEST smile and jump out of bed SO FAST on the last day of school!! It is the best time of year for me but also the hardest because I know my stay at home gig is not going to last long.

13 Tips to Maintain Super Mom Status

Rachel Hollis | Posted 03.27.2016 | Parents
Rachel Hollis

As moms we have so much on our plates. We're busy and our family depends on us for a lot of things. That's why I've come up with thirteen ways to make...

9 Casseroles to Keep in Your Dinner Rotation

Rachel Hollis | Posted 02.29.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

There are definitely recipes I reach for more often during the week because they pack flavor and take little to no time to prepare. Below are those re...

5 Tips to Master Being A Work-At-Home-Mom (WAHM)

Rachel Hollis | Posted 02.23.2016 | Women
Rachel Hollis

No I am not currently a work-at-home-mom, but I am a mom and a business owner, so I believe I'm qualified to offer you some advice. As an entrepreneur...

9 Meals To Stock In Your Freezer

Rachel Hollis | Posted 02.26.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

Guess what?! Meal prepping can be as easy as combining all the right ingredients in a large freezer bag and repeating the process until you have enough recipes for the week ahead.

Time Management Tips for Busy Moms

Rachel Hollis | Posted 02.22.2016 | Women
Rachel Hollis

One of my favorite quotes is, "If something is important to you, you'll find a way. If it's not, you'll find an excuse." I get it you're busy, we're a...

Love, Doubt, and Guilt Dance on the Head of a Pin

Amanda Magee | Posted 02.04.2016 | Parents
Amanda Magee

"Do you even know what I wore to bed last night?' The question made contact like a right hook. Finley and I were waiting for the bus in a driving rai...

9 Healthy After School Snacks For Kids

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.28.2016 | Parents
Rachel Hollis

When the kids get home from school what's the first thing they ask for? Food! Here are 9 simple snacks to prepare ahead of time or prep in a jiffy. Th...

7 Tips For Helping Women Maintain A Healthy Weight

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.25.2016 | Women
Rachel Hollis

Once I actually learned how to eat well and exercise regularly so the weight would stay off, it was really easy to do so after my third son was born. As of today I've maintained a size four for nearly five years (I was formerly a 10/12) . So from one woman to another, I thought I'd share my best tips for how I maintain my weight.

7 Foodie Hacks: A Cheat Sheet for Healthy Snacking

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.25.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

We've all been there 3:00 hits, suddenly our lunch has worn off, and we're in need of a snack. Sometimes in the moment we impulsively reach for the wo...

9 Ways to Make A Delicious High Protein Breakfast

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.18.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

I feel like I've tried every diet under the sun, but hands down, the easiest one for me to maintain (and get the best results) is to focus on high pro...

9 Budget Friendly Dinner Recipes for the Whole Family

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.25.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

If you're like me and have a few rugrats running around you know creating healthy and cost efficient meals can be challenging. Good news is, I've gathered some of my favorite recipes from The Chic Site to help keep you under budget. The best part? The kids are sure to love them!

Save Money, Stay Healthy With These Great Lunch Ideas

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.25.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

New year, new me! Am I right? If you've made healthy eating habits a part of your New Year's Resolution then you came to the right place. I've gathere...

7 Low Carb Chicken Recipes Perfect for Dinner

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.25.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

It's the new year which means we're all super committed to eating healthier than we did last year. The only way to stick to this resolution, and set o...

Make Your Resolution to "Show Up" This Year

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.06.2016 | Women
Rachel Hollis

I get asked about my bracelets all the time. In fact, I get asked about them so much I wrote a whole post about them here. For years I've worn my dain...

11 Ways to Make Pizza Even Better

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.04.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

Every Friday night at the Hollis household it's pizza night. We buy already-made dough, ALL the toppings and everyone gets to make the pizza of their...

9 Healthy Breakfast Recipes to Kick Start The New Year

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.05.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

It's the new year and I'm sure you've made it a resolution to eat better, haven't we all?

7 Ways to Celebrate New Year's Eve With Kids

Rachel Hollis | Posted 12.22.2015 | Parents
Rachel Hollis

Let's face it, most of us are not planning a night out on the town for New Year's Eve. Instead, we will be dressed in our pajamas while we stay home with our kids, up way past their bedtimes. That's why I've compiled a few tips to having a fun celebration at home as a family.

Peppermint Recipes You Must Try This Winter

Rachel Hollis | Posted 12.21.2015 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

It's not the holidays without all things peppermint. I want my cookies to have peppermint, my latte, my hot cocoa, heck even my Christmas tree should have candy canes on it!