The Power of NO

From a child we have been warned about the guile of peer pressure. Not following the crowd. Standing up against right. It's a part of the life lessons of childhood. What they didn't teach us (at least as far as I can recollect) is how hard it is sometimes to say no. As well, what … Continue reading The Power of NO

Budgeting (Dirty B Word)

Lets start the conversation out by saying this: You can like nice things and enjoy life while you are on a budget. Budgeting doesn't mean only liking the cheapest stuff and living the most frugal life.  It means giving every dollar an assignment and spending and saving with purpose. Sometimes people like to be cheap just … Continue reading Budgeting (Dirty B Word)

3 Steps to More Effective Parenting

Raising kids is one of the toughest and most fulfilling jobs in the world — and the one for which you might feel the least prepared. We have all heard the saying the parentings doesn't come with a handbook. For the new parents that read my blog or if you are looking for some great … Continue reading 3 Steps to More Effective Parenting