Expectations Vs. Reality

I have been struggling with this month's happiness project. When I chose this months project, parenting, I envisioned reading some books, listening to podcasts, and experiencing a total family transformation. I pictured asking my girls to clean their rooms and them skipping away while singing the clean up song. I pictured them happily eating vegetables…

Reducing Tension During Financial Discussions

It’s said that money is one of the largest points of contention in relationships. And discussing money is something that can be difficult to navigate in even the healthiest relationships. This month, while focusing on money and consistently discussing it, I have noticed an increased amount of tension surrounding the topic and in our relationship…

Book Review: Girl, Wash Your Face

I just discovered one of my new favorite authors, and lets be really she and I will probably become best friends any day now. As someone who would call themselves a "self-improvement junkie" I read a lot of motivational/inspirational/goal-oriented literature. I love Tony Robbins, Tim Ferris, and Dave Ramsey. So when my moms-group had us…