Living Your Bucket List First

Though I had dreams of a highly successful career, I dreamed just as much about being a hands-on mom. I found a way to sacrifice a little of both, so I didn’t have to give up one for the other. I even found a way to get to the oft-repeated¬†“bucket list” long before my career or parenting were in the rear view mirror.… Read More Living Your Bucket List First

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Other #Moms Give Us The Best #Insight when We Let Go of the #Shaming and #Guilt

When I see moms succeed in areas where I don’t, I now try to learn their secrets and strategies rather than feel guilt that I’m failing in comparison.… Read More Other #Moms Give Us The Best #Insight when We Let Go of the #Shaming and #Guilt

What would you do if a cashier gave you an extra $20 bill by mistake? Would it matter if your kids were there?

I counted again. She gave me back my $100. She didn’t charge me the $20 she was supposed to. My son was standing nearby… As is the case for a lot of people, money is tight in our household and $20 is a lot of money to me. … Read More What would you do if a cashier gave you an extra $20 bill by mistake? Would it matter if your kids were there?