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In tough economic times, young families may need to make changes in their finances. Our last blog talked about some ways to do that. This blog will explain how to implement SMART goals to improve your finances. SMART goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound goals that can help you achieve your financial objectives. […]

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As a young family, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the demands of parenting, work, and household management. Add in the complexity of managing your finances, and it’s no wonder that so many young families struggle to get a handle on their money. In tough economic times, your goal may be simply to […]

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Parenting a strong-willed child can be challenging at times, but it can also be incredibly rewarding. Strong-willed children are often determined, independent, and able to stand up for themselves. While these are all positive qualities, they can also lead to power struggles and defiance. Here are 12 tips for parenting a strong-willed child: 1. Set […]

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Siblings have fought ever since Cain and Abel started that first fight. My family wasn’t much better. I don’t recall reading anywhere that my ancestors were known for their peaceable ways. In fact, my sister and I argued the entire time we were growing up. It was miserable for all of us. Why Do Siblings […]

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Three More Examples from a Very Experienced Parent This blog will make more sense to you if you go back and read Parts 1 and 2 before jumping in here. – Attend a local farm to table cooking class for kids. At the end of the class you get to eat what they have made […]

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5 More Examples from a Very Experienced Parent – Create a fun video together. So many of us have spent hours working from home, doing videos, having meetings on Zoom, and interacting with machines rather than people. Why not share that experience with your child? This is not an activity for the child for whom […]

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5 Examples from a Very Experienced Parent Two major objectives most parents have are to ensure that their children are both healthy and happy. And while some might believe that this can only be achieved by giving them everything they want, we know that’s just not true. Living with a child who gets everything they […]

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Identity – it’s a hot topic these days. Stolen identity. Fake identity. Missing identity. How’s yours?

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5 Benefits of Creating a Life-Changing Self-Care Routine Self-care is simple. It’s all about tuning in to your needs – mentally, emotionally, spiritually and physically – and doing things on purpose to take care of yourself. It’s about setting boundaries and putting YOU first. When was the last time you actually allowed yourself to slow […]

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You know by now that we try to find the fun side of things as they happen in our homes to keep situations from escalating. To be even more specific, two things are especially helpful toward staying calm – because you know when mama is calm, it is easier to establish calm throughout the house. […]

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