When you have major money problems there are three main things you HAVE to do — reduce expenses, increase income and change your mindset. I know this is a theme for a lot of my hacks, but it is a big factor. It’s not the only factor, but it makes a difference. I am proof of that.… Read More 12 Hacks to Master Family Life
I didn’t get mad at her. Maybe somehow she thinks that shows I don’t care? Of course I care, and I do worry that she is fragile. But she made me realize I have to start accepting that she’s so much stronger than she was.… Read More Time To Stop Seeing My Child As Fragile
It was great until the kids hit middle school and especially high school and realized what they didn’t have rather than what they did have — because the comparison between us and the upper class neighbors was shoved in their face at school every day. … Read More The Choices We Make That Haunt Our Kids Later
Experts say these types of parents have been found to have the most effective parenting style in all sorts of ways: academic, social emotional, and behavioral… Read More What type of mom are you? Helicopter? Lawnmower? Dolphin? Permissive?
That intellect is not as big of a factor as you might think in your future success.… Read More A Letter To My Future College Graduate
As I began to focus on my new dream, I made new goals for how my life will seem.… Read More The never ending journey to reach goals
What do you do when a big event like high school graduation turns out differently than expected?… Read More Dealing with Conflicting Emotions During Parenting Transitions
I was actually starting to consider this though I had never purchased a business before,… Read More Being Open to the Power of Possibility: Anatomy of an Unlikely Business Deal
We would avoid a lot of disease if we put in more efforts to improve our nutrition and increase our physical activity, but just telling people is NOT enough.… Read More Living Healthy Is Simple But NOT Easy
For a while we weren’t sure she would graduate, and we were worried whether she would make it through this dark period.… Read More Happiness vs. Achievement: The Cost of “Success”?