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Time is what we want most but what we use worst. -William Penn

Good news! I have a few (pardon my work speak here) QUICK HITTERS that you can start doing today which will help give you time back in your day and make your life better.
3 Steps to Saving for College – Even if You Are Broke

3 Steps to Saving for College – Even if You Are Broke

If you are interested in starting to save for your kid’s college savings but are feeling a bit overwhelmed, you will find that even understanding a little more about it can help alleviate the fears. Although you may never save up enough to pay off the entire college experience, contributing a small amount of savings into a place where don’t constantly stare at it can make a huge difference in the long run. Once you have decided to start saving, learning the basic differences between savings account types and choosing the one that works for you.
If you could just go ahead and stay like this* forever, that'd be swell.

If you could just go ahead and stay like this* forever, that'd be swell.

There's a ton of truth that comes with all the sagely advice that everyone wants to give you about being a parent. Although I didn't want to listen to most of it, I have to admit that each day I realize more and more how right my friends and family were about a lot of it.

Please. Tell me more about how great of an eater your kid is.

Please. Tell me more about how great of an eater your kid is.

I (like many parents) find that figuring out how to keep Leah growing and nourished without succumbing to my secret desire to let her to eat things I know she'll eat. You know - the quesadilla, 50 nugget challenge, entire blocks of cheese, hot dogs, entire grocery aisle of cheeses of the world.
The Struggle: Christmas Gifting.

The Struggle: Christmas Gifting.

My goal - starting this 2017 holiday season - is to start to phase in the concept of appreciating what you have, not taking it for granted, and really being motivated this time of year to give back to those less fortunate.
Unboxing Videos: The cheapest way to amuse your children without buying them crap.

Unboxing Videos: The cheapest way to amuse your children without buying them crap.

The reality is that I - like many parents out there who want to get a single damn thing done during a freezing cold Sunday - fall into that demographic of parent who has trusted our fancy little tablets to help us raise our kids.