Confessions: Finding Money for Extras with Two Little Ones

This confession comes after owing just a little bit to Uncle Sam and our state last week.  First, Mr. Style and I are very blessed to make enough to cover our mortgage, bills, childcare for 2, contribute to our 401k’s, and be able each year to have a little more in savings than we did […]

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Management Monday: Opportunities vs. Problems

I believe that the way you approach a problem is the key to finding a successful solution and for managing change.  I don’t have problems … I only have “opportunities”.  And trust me, I have lots of opportunities. So here are my tips for successfully turning problems into opportunities at work: The Problem Employee that […]

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Improving the Discussion: Working Mom’s Guide to Car Travel

Recently, I realized in the midst of the stay at home (SAH) mom and working mom (WM) debate, that we really should learn from each other.  With that, I am starting a new series on travelling with tips from my SAH friends and the working mom tips.  Using what we are both experts at, for […]

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Management Monday: Are You the Problem?

Are You the Problem? “It isn’t you, it’s me.”  This is a great answer when you are trying to let someone down gently, but when it is your work and you are really invested –  recognizing this is really difficult. Let’s ask ourselves some questions to find out if this really is your situation: Do […]

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A Wedding Toast: Have You Recognized Your Spouse Lately?

I recently had the distinct pleasure of serving as Matron of Honor for one of my dearest friends.  And with this honor, came the request for a toast.  As I was cleaning up some files on my desktop, I ran across this and I thought I would share. So here is a little bit of […]

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