The 14 Day Life Saving Meal Plan

When my kids were all little, and keeping everyone happy and fed was a challenge, I read a story about Eleanor Roosevelt that forever changed my outlook about meal preparation.  I would no longer have those days when 3 o’clock would roll around, and I would start to get the

Budget Serenity

When I first approached budgeting, I did so with fear and trepidation. I felt that never again would I have the joy of walking into a store, seeing something I loved and making that special purchase.  But somehow, I got over my fears and proceeded with my mission. The extra

Mending the Money Rift

“Money makes the world go round” the famous saying goes. It is also one of the top ten reasons for divorce in America today. But we have to have money, right? Of course, but our attitudes make a huge difference. In the 1970’s people were exposed to approximately 500 advertisements

You Can‘t Have It Both Ways

Ok so I promised myself that this site will never become political, and I will do my best to keep it that way. However, I read something in the news that I think can teach all of us an important parenting lesson. That lesson is (drum roll) that in life,

Are You On the Same Parenting Page?

So what does it mean to be on the same page in your relationship in regard to parenting? Good question. And it’s an important question. So many problems that happen in families are because parents are on different pages about how to resolve issues in the home. But that’s only

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