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Navigating the Holidays: Family Members With Personality Disorders

When you have a family member with a personality disorder, it can make holidays more stressful than they already are naturally. Sometimes...

Calm Your Kid’s Room

Back to school means homework, studying and trying in general to be a little more self-directed and responsible. I know I have recognized...

How to Have a Scream-free Morning: Elementary School Edition

It’s really easy to get caught up in the morning rush and get frustrated, especially if you have small children. We all want our kids to...

Financial Planning: It’s Really Not About The Stock Market Returns

Financial planning is really about so much more than getting good returns in the equity market.  There are many “basic” tools and...

When the First Day of School Isn’t Instagram-Worthy

I remember my brother’s first day of Kindergarten well—we had been playing in the bushes the night before and he got stung by a wasp....

Summer Must Haves for Girls

I love summer, but it can come with challenges. It took us a few summers to figure out all the greatest and most useful products for our...

Make Your Kitchen More Efficient

It’s said that the kitchen is the most-used room in the house. And that can make life very frustrating if there’s not enough room or...

How to Carve out Exercise Space in Your House

For some people, the gym makes their workout possible. Because you just have to get there and then once you’re there, you have to...

How to Keep Toys From Taking Over Your House

As a kid, my mom had rules about the kinds of toys we got. Nothing that made noise. Nothing that required batteries. No toys that do all...

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How to Plan a Destination Wedding OR Don’t Ever Get Married in Mexico

Let me start by saying my husband and I have been happily married for 12 years. However, our blissful union started out anything but. I was...