If you find yourself reading this post, chances are you’re ready to take control of your finances once and for all. Maybe you’ve found yourself Googling phrases like, “how to manage money” or “how to learn about personal finance.” But let’s be honest, the results are overwhelming and the information available can be confusing. Don’tContinue reading “Save Money, Get Rich: Personal Finance in 5 Steps”
I expected a tantrum. I expected a massive, double meltdown in the toy aisle that I would have to ride out. But miraculously, that didn’t happen. What I didn’t expect was that they would still be talking about those dinos days later and asking when I would go back and buy them.
Take a look at today’s headlines. No, really, I’ll wait. What did you see? Words like “recession” and “record-high inflation” probably jumped off the screen, creating a sinking feeling in your stomach or raising your level of anxiety. Are you worried about possible lay-offs? Are rising interest rates making the dream of home ownership seemContinue reading “Top 7 Steps to Take When You Lose Your Job”
An embroidery hoop might not be the first item that comes to mind as a versatile and creative decoration, but it’s simplicity allows for a wide variety of creative projects that can help you keep your home décor fresh and up-to-date with the changing seasons. Best of all, they’re inexpensive and readily available at anyContinue reading “Grab an Embroidery Hoop and Some Artificial Flowers to Create This Spring Décor”
I have a confession: I’m critical. And oh, my goodness, do I hate this about myself. I’m an Enneagram Type 1, high-achieving, and judgmental perfectionist. I’m hardest on myself, but I’m also hard on those closest to me in relationships. It’s been a hard year for my family. My husband has been in and outContinue reading “How to Be Less Critical”
If you were to pop into our home at any moment during the day, you’d probably hear me utter the following phrase within minutes of walking through the door: “You shared a placenta for eight months, you can share this (toy, snack, book, mom’s lap, fill-in-the-blank).” The truth is, I remember my identical twin girlsContinue reading “5 Ways to Encourage your Twin Toddlers to Share”
Nothing can prepare you for having kids. And doubly can nothing prepare you for having twins. I remember the first time it hit me that I wouldn’t actually be sleeping for a while. It was our first night home from the hospital and we had just laid the twins down in the crib in ourContinue reading “How we Got BOTH our Twins Sleeping Through the Night in 10 Weeks”