Teaching Teens about Money

There are many things about raising teenagers I was ill prepared for.  So many that I can't even begin to list them all here...  Partly because I was in denial.  Partly because I was only raising them part of the time and I … [Read more...]

I Save…

I save a lot of things... I'm no hoarder, but I find value in the things that spark a memory of a good day or event or whatever... I have old emails from past relationships, notes from the relationships worth remembering, dried flowers that were given on … [Read more...]

Thankful Thursday

Do you ever notice yourself complaining about your circumstances?  I do occasionally and am thankful when I snap out of it and start remembering all I have to be thankful for.   For example, I could complain about my job… or I could be thankful that … [Read more...]

How do YOU teach financial responsibility to your kids?

One of the roles we mothers play is that of teacher… We teach our kids simple things like tying their shoes, feeding themselves and how to read. We teach our kids harder life lessons like how to deal with mean people, how to have self-respect and … [Read more...]