Family Photo Time

You probably still have a jack-o-lantern sitting on your front porch, but if you haven’t started thinking about your Christmas card family photo, you’re already running behind. Sorry I had to be the one to break it to you. If it makes you feel any better, I have not yet started planning this year’s card. […]

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For Love or Money

Financial problems are cited as the number one issue that sparks arguments among married couples.  And wouldn’t you know it, they are even more complicated in a blended family.  Why would this be?  We’ve learned from our previous mistakes, haven’t we?! Here are a few of the roadblocks to our family’s financial freedom… and what […]

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When Birdies Leave the Nest

  We’ve got a major milestone coming up next week.  Our oldest son is leaving for college.  The college he chose is 8 hours away, which all of the sudden feels like the other side of the planet. The past week has been a blur as we drove down for orientation, registration, vaccination… and several […]

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When Friends Cheat

The subject of a cheating spouse breaks my heart.  Especially because I know a dear couple in the middle of big, fat, cheating mess.  I want to help them so badly (translate to “I want to slap some sense into him”) but I know this is a job that’s too big for even a busybody […]

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