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
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?
It’s not unusual for kids with mental illness to seem like they are being disruptive, disobedient, impulsive, moody, detached, and lazy — sometimes all in one day.… Read More Confronting A Crisis: When You Don’t Know How To Help Your Child
The stress faced at that financial level is life-altering, and it takes years to climb out of it — if it doesn’t debilitate or kill you first.… Read More Financial instability is a life-eating disease we must eliminate
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”?
I’m so consumed reading about it. The same thing happened after 9/11. I often dive in obsessively when a crisis affects me or my family or my community.… Read More Coping With Coronavirus Confusion & Worry