A parent has many proud moments in his/her life and in the last 24 hours I have had two of those proud moments.
Abby, my five year old, asked to have her training wheels taken off of her bike last night. I was nervous for her as many of the kids were playing [...]
This is a powerful question and one that every parent who has student loan debt will have to decide at some time in their financial journey. This is certainly one of the most asked questions in personal finance and one that can be loaded with guilt.
It’s loaded with guilt because some parents feel if [...]
Quite often I get asked, “Do I need to supplement?” This is a great question and the very brief answer is “Yes.”
If our diet isn’t perfectly balanced, and as most people living a busy lifestyle it isn’t, then it will be difficult to have all the vitamins and minerals [...]
Santa brought the kids really cool water bottles this year. It was hard for Santa to do, because at $12 a bottle he felt like there may have been a better way to spend his money, yet in the long term probably not.
There were three major reasons Santa brought the kids hip water bottles:
Even after losing weight and admittedly with a ways to go, I still find that I have an urge to overeat! Am I the only one? I don’t think so!
I have found a handful, no pun intended, of ways to avoid hitting those restaurants that are sure to ruin a great weigh in! Here [...]
Has it been awhile or what? Life sure is crazy these days! Well, let’s get started we have a lot to catch up on since I last wrote I think in October!
What has happened since then? We had baby number four! Matthew was born on November 20th and the entire process was interesting. Yes, [...]
There are moments in parenthood where you cry, laugh, and sometimes do both at the same time. But, then there are other moments when you have a deep, sincere moment of absolute joy when you realize that something you have been trying to teach your child is starting to stick and they start to share [...]
I recently read an article that indicated that the White House was trying to create an additional tax cut that rewarded the average American with nearly $400 a year in tax savings and a married couple would receive $800 a year in order to stimulate the economy.
My question to you, do you really think [...]
“If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all!”
I haven’t said that yet to my kids who are 4, 3 and almost 2, but I’m sure that statement isn’t far from my mouth as I teach them about being positive, encouraging and optimistic human beings.
However, I have been close [...]
More and more lately it has become relevant how much mastering the fundamentals helps in achieving our goals.
Think about the athlete who trains for the Olympics or even for the opportunity to play Major League Baseball. They practice fundamentals of the game consistently. The sprinter practices coming out of the box over and over. [...]
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