Amanda Redd creator of youreallyredditblog.


Amanda Redd is a blogger, wife, & mother of two.

Follow Me On Social Media

youreallyreddit logo
New Blog Posts Every Monday

YouReallyReddit Blog is all about getting the real take on marriage, parenting, life and finances.


parents guide to helping your child in school
6 Principles we must teach our daughters
5 Signs Your Relationship isnt going to work
  • 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

  • A Parents Guide To Helping Your Child In School

    As a teacher, one of the questions I get asked the most is “How can I help my child?” If that is a question that you’ve had at any point then this article is for you. Here are some tips that can guide parents when trying to help their child in school. Read Weekly Newsletters […] Read More

  • Why You Should Run Towards Rejection

    Rejection is something that is hard to deal with, and often it can be discouraging. Yes, rejection sucks, but it’s often the beginning of your breakthrough. Being rejected is an opportunity to build character, perseverance, and to learn. Here are my top 4 tips on why you should run towards rejection and not away from […] Read More

  • Things You Should Ask & Tell Your Child’s Teacher

    School is quickly approaching and the summer is coming to an end. As a teacher, I am secretly cringing at the school supply displays in target. Before you know it you will be getting notices about “Open House” night. As a parent, maybe open house night is stressful for you. Maybe you suck at making […] Read More

  • 5 Truths That Will Help You Stop Being A People Pleaser

    Before we get into the nitty-gritty, I will start with my own truth. I am a recovering people pleaser.  Here is the good news, I slowly discovered a few truths that helped me overcome my people-pleasing tendencies. Luckily for you, I am going to give you all 5 truths in one post.  Truth #1: People […] Read More

  • 6 Principles We Must Teach Our Daughters

    Raising daughters is not an easy task. There are constant worries and struggles that we as “girl mom” parents. As we all know Roe vs. Wade has been recently overturned by the Supreme Court leaving the decision of abortion rights to state goverments. This means a huge change in the way we have to raise […] Read More

  • 5 Signs Your Relationship Isn’t Going to Work

    Lately, celebrity relationship drama has been all over my social media.  Michael B. Jordan, Lori Harvey, Sean “P Diddy” Combs, and Kevin Gates have all been in the hot seat.  Even some of my close friends have been struggling with dating. Listening to their complaints about the dating scene, I have come to notice that […] Read More

  • The New Trend: Kids Being Mean

    This school year was one for the books. If you’ve been following me a while then you know that I am a fourth grade teacher. Other than the huge learning gap created by COVID, I noticed something else that was trending amongst my students-mean behavior. I had several instances this year where students were just […] Read More

  • Establishing Boundaries with Friends in Your Marriage

    Welcome to the boundaries series! This article will point out the top five boundaries that you should establish with your friends in your marriage. If you are late to the party check out the other two articles on boundaries. Establishing Boundaries with Family In Your Marriage, & Setting Financial Boundaries In Your Marriage. Having friends […] Read More

  • 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

    Share this Post On Social Media 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 […] 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

  • Keys to Finding A Quality Daycare Center

    My Background Before I became a teacher I worked in a daycare setting for over 10 years. I’ve worked for large chain daycares, a child care center on a navy base, and later on became an assistant director for a privately owned childcare center. With that being said, I have somehow become the the go-to […] Read More

  • Breastfeeding For The Working Mom: My Top 6 Tips

    There are so many resources on breastfeeding that even if you do not have a lactation consultant, you can find almost anything you are looking for. From breastfeeding positions, pumping schedules, latching methods, you name it the information is there. The one resource I wish that I had was how breastfeeding works for the working […] Read More


Sign up for notifications with the latest blog posts and exclusive content.

Blog at

%d bloggers like this: