Checkpoints for When You Want to Get There Already I learned an important lesson traveling about 2,000 miles by car over 6 days driving from Delaware to Texas. You cannot hyper-fixate on a destination; instead you must make the most of your journey. Relocating across the country has so many moving parts to it. Exhausted…

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Sifting 4 Life Lessons from Our Big Move After many months of laborious effort waking up at dawn to pack-up a couple of boxes each day, I wanted nothing more than to wake-up to the day of our move. So I did… and yet it wasn’t how imagined it would be. I held a vivid…

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Calibrate the tone of your day before all the craziness When the alarm clock rings and you wake up to a brand new day, do you get a moment’s peace to internalize how great this day might turn out for you? Perhaps you belong to the other end of the spectrum where there’s just no…

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Stop Martyring Yourself Most moms can’t help but be selfless. It’s in the DNA of motherhood to cater to the needs of her family first. A mom’s love is sourced from what seems like an intrinsic deep well that never runs out. But this love must be expressed inwardly too so that we don’t deplete…

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It Pays-off to Pay Yourself First Haven’t we heard it one too many times that we need to put away savings? It’s true – and you and I need to hear it over and over again to remind us that it is the right thing to do. Whatever income that’s paid to us through our…

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Go Have Fun with These You want to save money, but how? What creative ways are there that won’t make you feel like your world is too rigid while you’re strapped for cash? It’s easy to sulk over every sacrifice that you need to make while in this dark spot. But that wouldn’t help your…

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Get Your Head Above the Water You’re pulled offshore with rip currents that turn to violent waves bombarding you one after the other until you’re in real trouble keeping yourself afloat. Panic sets off, and you struggle to gasp for air. It is a scary place to find yourself in. You need rescue yet no…

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Catapult from your lowest point You’re at a place where you recognize something needs to change in your life and in the way you handle your finances, but you don’t know where to start. You want to clean up the mess you’re in and unload this heavy burden. But how do you navigate this road?…

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Keys to Sticking to a Long-Term Plan I believe that the first step to taking control of your finances is creating a budget. Don’t we all need to feel in control of this area so that it does not induce unnecessary stress to our household members if the month is running longer than what our…

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