Amanda Redd is a blogger, wife, & mother of two.
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Setting Financial Boundaries In Your Marriage
Welcome to part two of the “Boundaries Series”. If you are late to the party please check out the first part of the series “Establishing Boundaries With Family In Your Marriage.” This part of the series will focus on financial boundaries in your marriage. Now let’s get into it why don’t we. Other than family, […] Read More
Establishing Boundaries With Family In Your Marriage
The keys to a healthy marriage are having and sticking to respectful boundaries. As husband and wife, you are a team. Any any successful team has established boundaries and roles that each person plays. This is why I decided to do a boundaries series to discuss different areas of your marriage where you must set […] Read More
5 Ways Your Life Changes After Marriage
Marriage is a beautiful thing if you’ve found the right person to do it with. Even after finding the right person, marriage can and will change you in ways you may not have imagined. Sometimes change is good, but sometimes change can be uncomfortable and overwhelming. If you are planning on jumping the broom soon, […] Read More
How to Maintain a Strong Marriage After Children
Having children is a huge step for any marriage. I’m a firm believer that children are a blessing, but I’d be lying if I told you that children do not have a huge impact on your marriage. Maybe you’ve stumbled onto this article because you feel like your marriage is hanging by a thread after […] Read More
How to Move Smoothly from One State to Another
My husband and I decided to move from Virginia to Florida. Our church was relocating and we are very active members in the ministry and wanted to go and support the ministry. I had lived in Virginia all my life and was finishing up my degree in teaching so I was ready for a change. […] Read More
7 Things All First-Time Home Buyers Should Consider when Purchasing a Home
You just closed on your first home and excitement immediately takes over. Finally, you have crossed over the threshold from being a renter to being a buyer. But then it hits you….this new home is your full responsibility. You can no longer call your rental office when something breaks. You then start to slowly realize […] Read More
10 Things I Learned From Filing Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy is often looked at as a bad word, but it personally was the best financial decision I have ever made. You may be in the process of trying to determine if you should file bankruptcy. Hopefully, after reading about my personal experience, as well as what filing for bankruptcy has taught me, you will […] Read More
10 Tips To Survive Job Loss
During my marriage there have been two times when my husband and I had only one income due to job loss. Both times were unexpected, and ironically, I was pregnant both times. I’m not going to lie and say everything worked out the way we wanted, but we survived, and when it came around the […] Read More
Working With A Cervical Cerclage: Is It Possible, Yes!
It is possible! 6 Tips to Staying off Bedrest. My Story This blog post is the conclusion of a part of a three-part blog series. The first post was about having an incompetent cervix, The second next was about the cervical cerclage procedure what to expect before, during, and after. Having a cervical cerclage is […] Read More
Cervical Cerclage Procedure: Before, During & After
This blog post is the second part of a three-part series. The first post was about being diagnosed with an incompetent cervix. The final post will be about how to continue working with a cervical cerclage. Once you’ve found out that you have an incompetent cervix, chances are you will either need progesterone shots, or […] Read More
Incompetent Cervix: Now what?
This blog post is the first part of a three-part series. The next blog post will be all about the cervical cerclage procedure what to expect before, during, and after. The final post will be about how to continue working with a cervical cerclage. In 2019 I was diagnosed with an incompetent cervix and told […] Read More
The Practical Sleep Training Guide
10 tips to help you sleep train your baby or toddler What is sleep training? Sleep training is the process of training your little one to fall asleep on their own, by comforting themselves independently. It’s also one of the hardest things you will ever do as a mother besides give birth. Shout out to the […] Read More