Summer Memories

Summer Memories

Disclaimer: Summer Memories included some business travel where I connected with amazing brands. Some of the products featured in this article were received free of charge in exchange for me sharing them with my awesome community.

At the beginning of this summer I declared that I was going to be intentional about disconnecting and enjoying the time off with my children. As we prepare for the first day of school next week,

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Watch Out For The Hazards Of An Untidy Home Office!

Hazards of an Untidy Work Office

Freelancing from home or running a business from your spare room? If so, you might think you have it easy when it comes to the ‘keeping things tidy’ stakes. After all, you have no boss or team leader peering over your shoulder demanding you clear up your desk space each and every night – it’s only your rules that matter.

However, there are some distinct advantages of maintaining tidiness in your home office that you just can’t ignore.

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6 Tips to Keep Your Teenage Driver Safe #sponsored #ColumbiaSC

Tips to keep your teenage driver safe

Disclosure: This article on 6 tips to keep your teenage driver safe is written in partnership with University Motor Company in Columbia, South Carolina.

Did you know that teens have the highest crash rate of any drivers? Nearly four times that of drivers over the age of 20! It’s statistics like this that I come across as we prepare to have a teenage driver in our household. Over the past few months we have been researching new-to-us vehicles and preparing ourselves for the car-buying process,

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The Importance of Me Time

Find time to relax and just be #EmbraceTheDivatude

Married life, children, a career, community service…that’s just the beginning of the list of responsibilities that I have. At some point not too long after my youngest son was born I realized I was just floating along. I was unhappy. I was doing “things” but nothing that truly brought me joy or a sense of purpose. I felt ashamed to admit it because I had a beautiful family, a great job and all the things that seemingly should have made me happy and fulfilled.

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Simple Ways to Satisfy Your Teen & Tween’s Appetite

Enjoying the Long Days of Summer (1)

Disclosure: This article is a sponsored conversation on simple ways to satisfy your teenager’s appetite on behalf of Nature Valley and in partnership with Acorn Influence. I have received compensation for sharing with my community. All words, experiences and opinions are mine.

As we’re preparing to transition from the long, lazy days of summer into our back-to-school routine, my children – especially my sons –  are determined to get the most out of each day.

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7 Ways to Reclaim Your Happy

7 Ways to Reclaim Your Happy

At the beginning of the year I was in a special place – nervous about first full year of being a full-time entrepreneurs, lots of uncertainties. Made it a point to be happy and enjoy happy moments. I found myself in a situation where I was focusing more on negative things.

I’ve come to realize that when I’m happy and enjoying life, my children respond in a positive manner. My goal is to provide them with habits and routines so they can begin forming healthy wellness routines at an early age.  

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Knowledge Is Power: Making Sense Of These 8 Financial Concepts Is Crucial

Knowledge Is Power: Making Sense Of These 8 Financial Concepts Is Crucial

We could sit here right now and reel off about three hundred cliches about money being the be all and end all. We could tell you it isn’t a salary that makes your rich, but your spending habits. We could remind you that a lack of money is the root of all evil. And we could enlighten you to the fact that, while money probably won’t make you happy, it is far more comfortable to cry in an Audi R8 than on a rusty bicycle.

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