Month: January 2019

How to Teach your Kids to Save Money, When Stink at it Yourself!

How to Teach your Kids to Save Money, When Stink at it Yourself!

Do you ever feel like you are the blind leading the blind when it comes to teaching your kids about money? You know that you really should teach them to better handle their money, but your don’t really manage yours all that well, and you…

3 Simple Ways to Not Only Love, But Truly Like your Kids

3 Simple Ways to Not Only Love, But Truly Like your Kids

Do you like your kids? I mean, you LOVE them, but do you really like them? Do you enjoy being with them when you aren’t feeling especially… loving? What I’m getting at is this. If you love your kids, but often you find yourself wanting…

6 Reasons why Eating Dinner Together as a Family is Essential

6 Reasons why Eating Dinner Together as a Family is Essential

This is why Family Dinners are a must for us… Dinner at our house is generally an event that is wrought with groaning and complaining, and some bickering…and some laughter. Oh sure, there is the occasional broccoli flinging across the table from one child to…

10 Ways to Make Mommy Mornings Easier

10 Ways to Make Mommy Mornings Easier

So right off the bat, I will tell you that I am mostly a morning person. Even if I stay up late, I still naturally wake up early and love to get up before everyone else gets up and have some Me time. My coffee…

Here’s What Every Mom Wants to Hear

Here’s What Every Mom Wants to Hear

Here is what all moms want to hear- young and older, novice and wiser. Every mom is an amazing picture of selflessness, and every mom needs support of other moms. Too many times we judge each other. Instead of lifting up and supporting other moms,…

Dear Friend, I Love Your Beautiful Mess

Dear Friend, I Love Your Beautiful Mess

Dear friend, I have an issue. One I’ve kept secret for far too long. Since we know each other well, it probably isn’t a secret to you, but I do really try to be discrete about it. I am sure I am not as clever…

Surefire Ways to Curb Overthinking and Make Decision Making Easier

Surefire Ways to Curb Overthinking and Make Decision Making Easier

I used to be a professional overthinker. Literally no one was better than me. I blame this overthinking on my mother, but I’ll save that diatribe for a different time (sorry mom)! You think I’m kidding. I’m really not. It started when I was a…

Raising Independent Kids Like a Pro

Raising Independent Kids Like a Pro

Our kids are our most valuable possession, and as new parents, we want to protect them and help them and grow them and see them succeed. We put signs in their bedroom that say things like, I would give you the world if I could.…

10 Ways to Raise Your Daughter  Strong

10 Ways to Raise Your Daughter Strong

Dear tired and weary mom of that challenging little girl, Do you remember the first time you held that tiny little girl in your arms?  Do you remember the kind of fierce love that flooded and exploded your heart when you first met this amazing…

6 Reasons Why You are a Better Mom Than You Think

6 Reasons Why You are a Better Mom Than You Think

Hello there! I am assuming that you stumbled upon this article because you were trying to get away from your kids, who are currently driving you nuts. Or because you just lost it on your kids and you need to let your mommy guilt simmer…