How You and Your Family Can Support Local Businesses

How You and Your Family Can Support Local Businesses

Running a business independently can be tough, and it’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic hit local companies the hardest. While chain stores certainly have their place in our malls and on our high streets, it’s the independent shops and cafes that give a town its unique personality. So, with most cities now starting to get back to some semblance of normality, it’s time for us to do our part to support our favorite local companies and help them weather this storm. Here are four ways that you and your family can do so.

How To Take Care Of Yourself As A Caregiver

Kudos to you if you're devoting some or all of your time to care for a senior member of your family. We're sure you're doing a wonderful job, even if you do feel the strain of your role at times.

However, you do need to look after yourself. Your health matters, and especially if you are feeling the strain of caring for your elderly parents or grandparents, you need to find ways to help yourself too.

Here are some suggestions we hope you find useful.

Struggling for New Mom Support

I'm a Sisterhood of Motherhood Partner and am a sponsored blog partner, but all opinions here are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure.

When you are a new mom, the main thing you need is support. But it doesn't come naturally for some. But finding a support system is one of the most important things you can do for yourself as a new mom.


When I was a first time pregnant mom, I thought I knew everything about being a mom because I had worked at a day care, been a nanny for five years, and taken countless child care classes. I certainly learned after those first few days that I really had no clue what I was doing. I had read book after book about pregnancy and labor, but I didn't think to read about what to do when the baby got here.