#031 Katie Lowe // Tips for Parenting Teens

Katie just graduated from high school, and I think she has some great tips for parenting teens! As she embarks on college life, she reflects back on how she was able to cultivate a great… Continue Reading

Teaching Kids Financial Responsibility

Teaching financial responsibility with an Additional Card Member.  This post was created in partnership with American Express. I believe the good habits my kids can learn and practice early on will set them up later… Continue Reading

#030 Jenny Doan // Owner of Missouri Star Quilt Company

Jenny Doan is the face of the Missouri Star Quilt Company, and champion of having fun with your family, even when money is tight. When my dad told me that he and my bonus mom… Continue Reading

First Day of School Signs

First Day of School Signs ready to print, attach to a stick or colorful straw, and snap away to commemorate that first day! I love the tradition with my kids to take pictures with them… Continue Reading

Back to School Photo Booth

I don’t know about you, but I love Back to School Photo Booth prints to help me commemorate those first day of school photos I like to take. I know some of you out there… Continue Reading

#029 Tiffany & Kierstyn // Parenting after Abuse and Divorce

I LOVE the mission that Tiffany and Kierstyn are on, and I’m so grateful they are willing to share their stories about being abuse victims and parenting after divorce in episode #29 of the Beyond… Continue Reading

4 Family Benefits of Outdoor Activities

Get outside and enjoy the sunshine with your family. Sharing my thoughts on the benefits of outdoor recreation.   Thank you Columbia for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Columbia, all… Continue Reading

#028 Sherri Graf // Helping Teens find their Passion

Sherri shares right from the start that she has a passion for helping teenagers and young adults to find a path that will lead to fulfillment in life. She runs Imagine College Coaching, a website… Continue Reading

Easy Caprese Salad

I love a good salad all year long, and this Easy Caprese Salad brings me joy anytime. It really only has 3 main ingredients with 2 oils to mix as the dressing. Easy and delicious to… Continue Reading

What to see in Charleston

When I made my 40th bucket list last fall, I had as #22 to go on a trip with my girls to somewhere new. I knew my boys would be out of town on a… Continue Reading

#027 Jennifer Dial // Widowed Mom and Being a Soft Place to Land

I knew before I recorded my conversation with Jennifer that it would go over my 1 hour intended goal for each episode. I’ve watched her mother for nearly 16 years, weather life’s storms, and I… Continue Reading