HEY, I’M DANIELLE!
And I’m so GLAD you’re here! Because if you are anything like me, you probably feel like no matter how much you do, there still aren’t enough hours in the day to get it all done.
You are trying to juggle keeping your house clean, and getting food on the table, and doing all of the grocery shopping, and keeping up on all of the laundry, and changing diapers, scheduling doctor appointments, paying all of the bills…and feel guilty about not having it all together all the time.
Yet, you have this idea that you NEED to be superwoman—you need to be good at everything and do everything by yourself. It’s NO WONDER why you’re exhausted, overwhelmed, and can’t keep up on all that day-to-day stuff.
I know all too well how that feels.
At one point, I had three kids in diapers while homeschooling my oldest, and it wasn’t easy. I was putting my own needs last, picking up toys and doing laundry, not getting enough sleep, and feeling like there was NEVER quite enough hours in the day—even though I couldn’t always figure out where my time went.
The truth is, I was drowning in the chaos and mess of my home and money. And everyone I talked to about it kept telling me it’ll get easier—they won’t stay little forever.
But I was sick of hearing that. I was sick of waiting around for my life to start. I was sick of living paycheck to paycheck because sticking to a budget felt too hard. I was sick of driving myself crazy trying to do ALL. THE. THINGS. ALL. THE. TIME…
And I was sick of not enjoying my kids—I wanted things to get easier NOW!
I wanted to feel in charge of my house, my finances, my sanity and finally make my family FEEL at home. So I researched how to manage money, started changing things we could control, and created simple systems that actually work for me and my life.
So after years of struggling to “juggle” it all (and feeling like I am running on empty), I finally figured out how to successfully stay on top of household responsibilities, stay on budget, and stay organized (enough) with four small kids at home…and all while living on one small income.
So if I can do it, you can too!
My mission here on Dollars & Diapers is to make your everyday (mom) life just a little bit easier.
Because I understand that you, too, want super SIMPLE ideas you can implement immediately (without losing your mind) to get your home and money under control.
So my hope is to use this blog to share simple and strategic solutions that will help you get ahead and get organized, so that you can get your sanity back! 🙂