Like most things, social media has its pros and cons. It can be a great way to share information with a lot of people quickly, to keep up with what is going in the lives of the people you care about, and even to stay informed about what’s going on in the world. You can […]
What do you think for when you hear the word selfish? For most of us, images of some jerk we know instantly come to mind. We think about someone who never thinks about anyone but himself and goes through life doing whatever he want with no regard for how it might affect others. But what […]
In this day and age, it seems everywhere you look, nearly everyone has a smart phone and other devices. Even toddlers can be spotted with these devices in restaurants, on airplanes, and even in cars. On many levels, these devices are not all bad. They help us entertain our children, so we can make it […]
Mistakes are one of the best things that can happen to you – as long as you learn from them. When I talk about my bankruptcy from 2001 I always say, “Mismanaging my money was horribly irresponsible of me, but it was one of the best things that ever happened to me.”
Do you cringe when your kids start a new season of baseball because you know you are about to cough up $300 in sports gear? Would an extra $200 each month help relieve financial stress? Are you desperate for a “date night” with your spouse, but can’t afford a babysitter?
Like it or not, we are in the digital age and our children are growing up in a different world than anyone who has come before them. The question is: How do I get educated and set some rules about the digital age in my family? If you haven’t made this part of your value set as a family.... start.
If you lost your spouse tomorrow, what are three things that he/she manages in your home that you would not be prepared to handle?
In America, we pride ourselves on diversity. We are a country built of immigrants from many different lands, and one where people have sought and found freedom for themselves and their families for centuries. Diversity is “the inclusion of individuals representing more than one national origin, color, religion, socioeconomic stratum, sexual orientations, etc.”. Although we […]
Anger is a strong emotion that everyone feels sometimes. Unfortunately, our society has convinced us that it is a negative or bad emotion. The truth is there is no such thing as a negative or bad emotion. There are just emotions. All of them are created equally, and all of them will be experienced by […]