My goal this year is to stop striving to be like “that other mom” and just be me. That is what my kids want. That is what my husband wants. They want more of the mom I was designed to be. The quirky, unorganized, passionate, fun-loving mom that was given to them. I want to […]
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I remember when I was pregnant for the first time, everyone would say, “Being a mom is so hard, but so worth it.” Do you know what that kind of advice does for a mother-to-be? I’ll be bold here and say it does nothing. The word “hard” is thrown around like confetti when it comes […]
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Do you love saving money as much as I do? I have compiled a list of my favorite ideas for you.
As we settle back into the routine of the school-year, our family is busier than ever. There are after-school obligations and after-work obligations. With all the rushing around and varying schedules, it can seem impossible to get a healthy meal on the table, let alone find time to shop for healthy foods! Luckily, I have […]
Figuring out what tools our kids need to be competent adults is probably one of the most important goals of motherhood. We all want them to have the skill sets to survive in the world. One of the big ones is how to handle money. From the value of a dollar to the value of a […]
Debt can be a weighty subject for adults, and a confusing one for kids. At first, I shied away from sharing with our kids about our personal debt and becoming debt free. However, we have found that including our kids in our debt free journey has been an overwhelmingly positive experience, one we hope they will […]
Honesty Pays. A few days ago, I trudged down the stairs at 6 a.m. to find our two little boys playing Xbox. We usually stow away electronics before bed so there’s no chance of this happening, but on this day, we had forgotten. Our youngest immediately tattled that his brother had scratched a library video […]