9 Things to Think About Before Going Back to Work Outside the Home

Working outside the home is never an easy decision to make when you have kids.  There is a lot to consider for your family and for yourself before making the decision to go back into the workforce, so here are some things to think about before you decide to go back into the paid workforce. […]

Before They Leave

 My oldest is 16 and will be leaving for college in two years and I have started to get a little panicky that she will leave home and I will have forgotten to teach her some really important life lessons , skills, and values.  So I did what I do best and made a list […]

Keeping up with the “Pinners”

The saying used to be “keeping up with the Joneses”. You know the Joneses, they were the neighbor who had the newest of everything, their kids behaved perfectly, a home-cooked dinner was on the table at 5 every night, the grass was green, the car was clean, and everything just seemed peachy. That’s reality, right??? […]

Intentions vs Actions

I have A LOT of good intentions. BUT, that doesn’t mean they always translate into actions. You know it’s an intention when it sounds something like… “I’m going to, I want to, I plan to, I’m thinking of, it would be nice to, one day I will.” You get the idea, right? These plans are […]

5 Things You Should Start Thinking About Now for the New Year

Family Goals – What things does your family want to accomplish together in 2013? Start thinking about this now and begin to ask your family to do the same. Use family meetings, family nights, or dinner time to discuss ideas or answer questions. Setting goals together as a family is a great way to build […]

Where Are You Going?

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.~ Helen Keller Feeling a little overwhelmed or unfulfilled?  Everyone does at some point in their life and parents are no different.  One of the main reasons why parents end up feeling overwhelmed and unfulfilled is NOT because they have too much to do, but […]