How to Make it a Summer of Kindness with your Kids!

Learn how to Make it a Summer of Kindness with your kids this year!

Disclosure: For your convenience, this post about How to Make it a Summer of Kindness with Your Kids contains affiliate links that support Me Plus 3 Today at no additional cost to you. Thanks! As the school year ends, there is often a lot of talk about the “summer slide.” This is of course referring to that percentage of knowledge children lose over the summer months. Of course, preventing this is very important. And it looks different for each grade level. With my kids going in to kindergarten and preschool, we are playing sight word games and heading to the … Continue reading

Adorable Tooth Fairy Ideas and Traditions

Adorable tooth fairy ideas and traditions for when your child loses a tooth! Includes tooth fairy pillows, tooth fairy boxes, tooth fairy letters, tooth fairy certificates and more!

Disclosure: For your convenience, this post with tooth fairy ideas and traditions includes affiliate links to support Me Plus 3 Today at no additional cost to you. Thanks! Just after my twin girls turned 5, I noticed that one of Violet’s teeth was wiggly. Of course, I panicked and thought it was way too soon to have a loose tooth. I took to Facebook like I usually do when I need advice from other moms, and of course, I found out it was totally normal and this was pretty much the same age as a lot of other kids started getting … Continue reading

Tips for Shopping at Kids’ Consignment Sales

How to Rock Kids' Consignment Sales - Tips for shopping at kids' consignment sales so you can save money!

Disclosure: For your convenience, this post with Tips for Shopping at Kids’ Consignment Sales may contain affiliate links. It always seems like my kids are growing at lightning speed. Sometimes it is almost like they have a super power where they can outgrow their clothes overnight! Am I the only one who feels this way? That is why I do not like to spend a lot of money on their clothes. As a young widow and single mom of three young children who need new clothes every season, I simply can’t afford to fork over the big bucks on clothing. … Continue reading

Tips for Pricing Items for Kids’ Consignment Sales

How to Rock Kids' Consignment Sales - Tips to Price Your Stuff so it Sells!

I have 3 kids who are at a stage in life where they are growing like weeds. So I’m always looking for affordable ways to get their clothes, shoes, and even toys. That is why I absolute LOVE kids’ consignment sales and mom-to-mom sales. Over the past 3 years I have been a seller and a shopper in 6 kids’ consignment sales. Now I am getting ready for my 7th sale in a couple weeks. So I have learned quite a bit about what it takes for a successful sale. And I’m sharing what I have learned with you! This post … Continue reading

Tips for Prepping Items for Kids Consignment Sales

How to Rock Kids' Consignment Sales - Tips to Prep Your Stuff so it Sells!

Kids are constantly growing out of their clothes, shoes, and even toys! What do you do with all of that stuff they no longer need? If you are frugal like me, a good idea is to sell it in kids consignment sales or mom-to-mom sales. I have participated in 6 kids consignment sales over a 3-year period as a seller and a buyer. Not to toot my own horn, but I’ve been pretty successful at getting rid of the “old” in order to make money (and room) for the “new.” To help you out, I’m sharing what I’ve learned with … Continue reading

5 Things You can do in 5 Minutes to Simplify Your Life

Disclosure: For your convenience, this post to help simplify your life may contain affiliate links.  If you know me, you know that organization isn’t necessarily one of my strengths. Which means a blog post about how to simplify your life isn’t something you would typically see on Me Plus 3 Today. But one of my strengths is helping other people, and I thought this idea might be able to help someone out there who feels like me. So, here I am sharing it with you! Basically my feelings are that I want to be organized. I want to declutter. I want to simplify my … Continue reading

11 Unique Gifts for Preschoolers

11 Unique Gifts for Preschoolers! My preschoolers LOVE these ideas! And I love that these gifts foster imagination, build fine motor skills, and more! Save this list for birthdays and Christmas!

[Disclosure: For your convenience, this post of Unique Gifts for Preschoolers contains affiliate links that support Me Plus 3 Today at no additional cost to you. Thanks!] We are very fortunate to be surrounded by people who are will to give my kids gifts for birthdays, Christmas, and other special occasions. As I look around the kids’ playroom, I see so many unique gifts for preschoolers. And since I’m someone who loves to shop second-hand sales, I’ve also found a lot of interesting toys that I never would have thought of if I was browsing online or at the store. … Continue reading

Lost in Chaos? 3 Simple Steps to Refocus Your Life

You may or may not have noticed that I’ve been on a blogging hiatus for the past several weeks. Well, I’m finally here to explain why! The plain and simple explanation is that I was burned out. At the beginning of the year, I announced that I was to quitting my job and launching a virtual services business. The financial impact of this monumental decision meant that my kids would no longer be able to attend daycare and would be staying home full-time with me. All I can say is, “Wow.” Just, wow. I thought I could pull off being a work-at-home mom … Continue reading

5 Reasons Why MOMZY Helps Moms

Special thanks to MOMZY for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. Moms, you are awesome. Well, I think a lot of people are awesome, but right now, I’m talking to the moms out there! That’s because one of my goals for this year is to empower moms. They make up a huge chunk of the population, and I’d like to think that by building up moms, it will start a wave of empowerment that will spread to so many different parts of life! So this year, I’m going to be sharing many wonderful things as part of my … Continue reading

Skip the New Year’s Resolution… Make a SMART Goal Instead!

*This post contains affiliate links from which a make a small commission from purchases made. Thanks! Well, 2014 is coming to end and we’re heading full speed into 2015. It’s about this time of year when almost half of Americans begin making those “New Year’s Resolutions.” You know, they are typically something like “To lose weight,” “To get fit and healthy,” and/or “To get organized.” And how often are these resolutions accomplished? According to Statistic Brain, only 8% of the time! Since the odds aren’t really in your favor of achieving your New Year’s Resolution, why not try something different … Continue reading