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Decisions Determine Destiny

I read this saying the other day, “decisions determine destiny,” and it got me thinking. Decisions may determine the future, but our past mistakes don’t necessarily doom us. 586 more words


What's Happening

After a lot of wavering on the issue, it seems spring has finally arrived here on Beaver Island. Though frost was threatened for last night, I don’t think the temperature dipped that low. 532 more words


Confessions of a Working Mom

When I sought out to begin Mo Money, Mo FIRE, I knew I wanted to present an honest and transparent journey to financial independence. When I discussed this post with Justin, he stressed the importance of writing about our reality which included real life struggles and successes. 544 more words

Budgeting & Planning

Creating A Peaceful Home Amidst Conflict

I get a lot of email about sibling fighting between siblings of all different age gaps (they are two years apart, they are six years apart – the age gap doesn’t seem to matter nor what gender the children are!), and also email concerning smaller children who are physically running at their parent, yelling at their parent, etc.   1,109 more words

Family Life

Celebrating 36 Years of #Marriage

“Love that leads to marriage is a gift from God and a great act of faith toward other human beings.” St. John Paul II

Today, my husband and I celebrate 36 years of marriage. 114 more words


Scared Of Summer

I’m going to be completely honest. I’m not scared of summer, I’m down to the bone terrified! I’ll have two almost teenage children, and two pre-school age children to entertain for days on end. 1,048 more words