There are Toys EVERYWHERE! How to Keep Your Sanity in the Midst of Chaos

I woke up at 7:14am, pushed the snooze button off- finally– and headed to the kitchen to think about what to make for breakfast. Surely the kids would wake up “starving” as usual and fortunately (I’m being sarcastic) I was responsible for taking corrective measures against that. A creative thought came to me…”cereal and milk!…

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Three Ways to Know if You are Having Negative Conversations with Yourself

You are talking to yourself again!! Are you crazy?? NO!! You are absolutely normal. In fact, studies say the average person has between 50,000 and 70,000 thoughts per day. That’s a lot of thoughts. About a lot of things. And guess what? 70% to 80% of those thoughts are negative thoughts. That is the equivalent…

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What Brian Tracy and Nick/Alexis Solis Have in Common

This weekend I was listening to an interview with Brian Tracy, author of multiple best sellers and thought leader in the world today. One of the things he said about starting a business was that people often go into a business they don’t like- and that is a fatal mistake! >>Checkout The Youngpreneur FREE Training for Your Kids<< This might…

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What is the Youngpreneur Program?

I stood on a plastic cube in my aunt’s kitchen (where we lived for 4 years) and with my little hands I added spoonfuls of sugar to 3 cups of water and the juice of 5 lemons. There were lemon peels everywhere and water covered most of the surface around me. As I tasted the lemon water, my sweet buds told…

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Why Teaching Your Children About Business Teaches Them Character

When my oldest was 5 years old, I attended my first homeschool convention. In the list of workshops provided, I checked off a class titled “Children of Character” by Mardy Freeman. (See reference at the bottom) Promptly before the scheduled time, I walked in to find a room full of other committed parents who were…

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Why Teaching Your Children About Business is Good for their Financial Future

From watching my boys handle money at a very young age, I learned that encouraging a child to start a small business is the absolute best thing we could do for him/her. From budgeting, saving and spending, my boys became acquainted with money and developed a strong value for money. Whereas they would have carelessly…

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Why Teaching Your Children About Business Helps Their Confidence

Our children were only 10, 8, 7 and 2 when we bought our family business, Lifetime Books and Gifts. In this new endeavor, our family had to embark on a journey across the United States. In essence, we had to live in an RV for 5 months, while week by week we visited a new…

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Who was Sarah Hale and Why You Owe this Thanksgiving Day to Her

On this Thanksgiving Day, we usually give thanks remembering the Pilgrims of the Plymouth Colony and the Native American Indians who helped them survive their first winter in this new land. However, the story of Thanksgiving has much more history than that, because it turns out that throughout the timeline of the United States, other…

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#ILoveMyKids Parenting Series- …But Words Can Never Hurt Me?

Words are a powerful tool meant to bring life or used to tear down any person. The popular saying “sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me” is honestly NOT TRUE! All of us have been deeply hurt and wounded from the lack of positive words or from the hurtful…

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#ILoveMyKids Parenting Series- The Brutally Honest Truth About Parenting

I have never met a mom who doesn’t love her kids! Even the “worse” mother loves her kids, but simply didn’t learn how to SHOW love to her child. And the Brutally Honest truth about parenting, is most of us were not taught how to parent. I mean…most of us grew up in dysfunctional homes (I…

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