7 Tips for Making Your Money Grow

Almost everyone is interested in finding ways to make more money and to make their money grow.  The good news is that everyone has the capability to make it happen.  The bad news is there's no "get rich quick" way to really do it.  It takes healthy financial habits, practice, and patience to build the type of bank account you've always wanted. Here are seven surefire ways to make your money grow....more

What Makes Your Soul Happy?

I was feeling a bit run down the other day, and I saw I had saved this quote on one of my Pinterest boards....more
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What I Would Tell My High School Self

Back in August I was struck by something interesting.Seeing parents dropping their kids off, seeing teenagers pulling into the parking, it immediately took my mind down memory lane. I went to a small Christian school from 2nd grade to senior year, and apart from a mean girl or two and some typical school stress, I had a wonderful school experience.I made friendships that I knew would last forever. With my best friend MaryBeth, we even remember making up a secret handshake on the playground in 2nd grade. Now, that’s lasting stuff. :)...more

I Get it God!

Ya need to go!Last month I shared about my company making changes that leave me without a job – Get over it, my Beloved...more


May we be intentional each day about fostering the connections with those we love. Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

Haven't Blogged in Awhile...

So something positive that's happened since my breakup is I'm getting a LOT more sleep. No more waiting on my late-night goodnight calls, which always ended up being a litany of complaints from him...and looking at pictures lately, I'm starting to look happy again. I looked so stressed out and tired in my pictures during that relationship. And I lost so much weight. 116 is not good for someone 5'7" and in shape. I'm 123 now and look much better! I've still been doing my spin and have run a couple of 5Ks, which I plan to continue....more

Helping things grow

 Sometimes, it's literal--cultivating veggies and flowers. Often, it's educational--helping students learn and expand their thinking. Frequently, it's personal--generating ideas and new skills....more


BlogHer Writing prompt: Set a spring resolution: What is one thing you’re going to do differently this spring to grow as a blogger?Well if there is one thing that writing daily for the last 20 days has taught me, it’s that readers like consistency. When I started this blog I wasn’t really sure what I was doing. I was directionless and honestly very intimidated by the mommy blogging world. It still is overwhelming at times....more

Proof of Love

“There is no love. There are only proofs of love.” -Pierre Reverdy...more

Drastic Changes

Tuesday, April 14, 2015Do you think you need to drastically change in order to grow in the emotional sense?I’m currently reading The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin and this question made me think of one of her Secrets of Adulthood: ‘What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while. From my experience, a person is much more vulnerable towards failure when they aim for one huge, vague drastic change and focus solely on that....more