How to Have More Meaningful Friendships

How to Have More Meaningful Friendships

Are moms allowed to have friends? If my toddler had her way, she would be my best friend and we would only talk to other toddlers (if they share). But that can be a lonely life, especially once your toddler grows up and realizes that she’s too cool to be your...
9 Tips to be the Perfect Houseguest

9 Tips to be the Perfect Houseguest

I love taking vacations to visit family and friends. It’s a frugal way to visit a new location, and it’s also fun to catch up with your loved ones. Even so, staying for an extended period of time, especially in close quarters, can often be stressful for...
10 Ways to Rekindle Your Marriage

10 Ways to Rekindle Your Marriage

Whether you’ve lost that “spark” in your marriage or you’re clinging to every happy moment in hopes that nothing bad crops up, marriage takes work. Marriage is such a precious (and fragile) thing. It takes hard work, lots of effort, and a...
How to Be More Assertive (Without Being a Jerk)

How to Be More Assertive (Without Being a Jerk)

I’ve never been an overly assertive person and it has sometimes hindered me in my life. There were so many times when I was sabotaging myself – in my career, in my marriage, and with my kids. People often equate assertiveness with being harsh or...
8 Ways to Spend Time With Friends For Free

8 Ways to Spend Time With Friends For Free

Friendship is one of the most important things you can include in your life (read this post if you’re looking for more ways to make time for friends). Unfortunately, friendship can also be expensive. If one of your goals for this year is to save money, pay off debt,...