The kids are fighting, there's no clean underwear for tomorrow and someone needs to pay that stack of bills. If you believe the 2008 U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics report, it's mom who will most likely handle it, from the household upkeep to childcare. The notion of a work-life balance in a mother's daily life can much too easily fall by the wayside.
No problem. HowStuffWorks and TLC have five budget-friendly treats to help recharge a mom's battery without adding to that pile of bills.