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Not Your Birthday

Teach your child to hold his tongue; he’ll learn fast enough to speak. My fav Benjamin Franklin quote Most people know Franklin as one of our Founding Fathers and also from his scientific experiments with electricity. But yesterday we were able to take a morning to not only learn about this renaissance man, but celebrate […]

Strategies to Simplify Your Life

“Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.” ― Henry David Thoreau, Walden and Other Writings This past Saturday night, my husband and I hosted a dinner party with three other couples. However, it was unlike many other dinner parties I have participated in. The reason is this: as a group, we four couples […]

Mo Money Mo Problems – Starting Allowance

Teaching children about money is a key component of raising business-minded kids. Most kids’ first introduction to saving, spending and giving comes in the form of allowance. Today Lori Sanders shares a little about how she set up allowance for her six-year old. When it comes to allowance, I have to admit, I felt pretty clueless […]

Taking Pride in the Work of Our Hands

Entrepreneurs get pride and reward out of creating. Sometimes that means bringing an idea to life or in other cases making something better. Today Laura Thomas digs into how moms can teach our children be proud of their own work and gives us a handful of simple questions to help nurture this trait in our children. […]