Welcome to Amy's Corner on WeekendRUSH Home and Living. You
may be asking the question "What type of website is this?"
Amy's Corner is a website dedicated to Moms (and dads) who
just need help. Some with kids and some who are planning to
have children and want to know what to expect.
There are many great lessons to be learned, and loads of
great parenting tips mixed into stories. You'll read about
some special moments and some of overwhelming stress... but
please try to learn from Amy's experiences as you find
your way though Amy's Corner. Click the Article title you want to
Prescription medication is an
expense that many families cannot afford. If you do not have an insurance plan
that will cover your prescriptions and are a low-income family, then you are not
alone. Fortunately there are programs available to assist you with your
medications, but finding them can be a struggle.
My mom laughs at me praising Aldi’s at the top of my lungs
because as a child I was completely mortified and embarrassed
that our family had to shop there. I would pray that I would not
run into a classmate, ironically who was probably shopping there
for the same exact reason as our family, and felt such shame
that we could not shop at “normal” stores like other families. I
With spring comes
all of the beauty of the changing season. We finally began
to see our grass; we enjoy seeing the new buds on our trees,
and the sweet smell of a good April shower. What also comes
along is the dreaded ritual of spring cleaning. Maybe you
went through this awful experience as a child. Your mother
would be pulling all the linens, washing the...
When I was
pregnant with my son I was amazed at the advice that was
given to me. Within the advice I received from family,
friends, and complete strangers I discovered two very common
themes. The first was that my life would never be the same
and the second was...
realize that you are no longer in style? It is so hard to be
out of the fashion loop, but since I haven’t been working or
in school, I have suddenly lost all fashion sense. I admit
that I have not been paying attention as much as I once did
When I was
a little girl my parents instilled within me the love for
reading. We used to go to the library once a week and I
would read anything and everything I could get my hands on.
Through my reading I learned the power of storytelling.
beside the phone thinking how this is going to affect my
future employment. I am now going to have a gigantic hole in
my resume where skills and past employment once resided.
How is this going to look to my future employer? Are they
going to wonder...
Vacations…the very word bring tears to my eyes. All of the
packing, getting to our destination, kids not sleeping in
their beds, getting lost, having trouble finding a hotel to
stay in- let’s face it, vacations can evoke nightmares for
mothers. I remember...
despair just because your money is limited- you can still
create a warm and inviting home frugally. When people come
into our home and see our front room (the only room we have
decorated since we are relatively new homeowners) they
always comment on...