Being a Mom Means Spending the Money When You Don’t Have It Sometimes

I’m all about experiences in life and my kids having experiences.  I grew up in a small town and that’s where  I still live with my daughters.   I’ve been fortunate enough to travel abroad a few times and to see many different cities throughout the U.S.   Any chance I get, I take them on a short vacation.  I’m a single mother, so this is challenging financially at times.  Last year I was faced with a decision to spend $2,000 to repave my driveway or go to Disney World with the…

VERMONT MOM

Meet Vermont Mom Liz Bushey and her kids Marlie (10) and Evelyn (8)!  Liz is a Financial Controller at a Chocolate Factory! (YUM!!) What she enjoys most being a mother and doing with her kids are sports, movies, card games, video games, baking and camping. When I asked her what hobbies she does strictly for mom, her response was one that I get  A LOT!…. “Hmmmm that’s a tough one“….  “I pretty much share everything with my kids.  Cooking, hiking, coaching them.  I love to do all things with the…

Bullying Concerns

Being a Mom means Worrying about your kids’ mean friends -Harry H. Harrison Jr.   Bullying has been a problem that has been around schools for years and years.   Some schools have started to address the issue head on.  Our elementary school, Johnson Elementary in Bridgeport, WV held a “Kindness” series this past year.  Among various project that they did, they gave the students small stones to paint and write kind sayings on to lay throughout the local park in hopes to have others come across them to brighten their day.  The…