The Unspoken Cost of Real Estate: Less Time at Home

For many families today, buying their dream home comes with a new type of price tag: Less time with their kids. With the cost of real estate at an all time high, many moms and dads who would like to spend more time at home, have no choice but to take demanding, full-time jobs to pay for…

How Tragedy Wakes You Up

Yesterday’s shooting massacre in Las Vegas is a shocking reminder that life is unpredictable and precious. One moment we could be enjoying a beautiful time out and the next moment it could all be over. Of course we can debate and get angry about gun violence, the how, the why and what we can do,…

Your Only Purpose in Life

My 20-year-old nephew called me today to ask for advice. Yes, me, advice. I was flattered. Most of his life he and his brother would roll their eyes at me for being too organic. I found myself a little preachy too with them through the years — trying to share my philosophies on spirituality, not…

Find Your Purpose and Find You

When I was in college and shortly after, I agonized about what I should do with my life. My mother, who had a cushy government 9-5 job, ensuring a pension, would mockingly say, “It doesn’t matter what you do. There is no dream job. Get over it. Just pick something that makes a decent salary.”…

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The Best Work-from-Home Jobs for a Parent

Even before I knew I wanted to have kids, I wanted a flexible job that allowed me to work from home and plan my own daily schedule. In my 20’s, I craved responsibility as I climbed up a corporate ladder leading who knows where. Now I wanted less responsibility and an easy-work load. Was I…

Finding Your Passion and Creating Prosperity

Growing up I had a very different picture of what being “wealthy” meant. Back then it meant a large house, husband with a big career and paycheck, me having a nice career too, 2+ kids and maybe a couple dogs too. Oh and perfectly manicured nails and waxed body parts at all times, of course.…