Lockers To Littles

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Money Mondays: The Road to Financial Recovery

The disease of addiction has left virtually no family completely unscathed.  It may be a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, cousin, sibling, spouse, child or dear friend - but all of know at least one person struggling. Thankfully, the stigma associated with this disease is starting to dissolve away.  The battle against those who would vilify…

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Dear Teacher: An Open Letter to My Son’s Teacher

Now that it's summer time, and we have the time to reflect upon a successful kindergarten year for my son, I have been thinking of you, his teacher, a lot. A few years ago, I took my son to his preschool friend’s birthday party.  A few of the other moms in attendance were complaining to…

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Lessons I’ve learned from my kids

Lying is bad:  "Mom, you don't actually have eyes in the back of your head.  I checked under your hair when you were sleeping.  That means you weren't telling the truth, and you have to sit in time out for 33 minutes because you are 33 years old." He has perfected the eye roll and…

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Money Mondays: How Exactly are Financial Advisors Paid? And By Who?

Hi friends! So, I've mentioned in the past that you should find a financial advisor that you trust to help you plan for retirement and invest your money.  I've had people say to me, "Margo, how come the person who sold me insurance is offering to do a retirement projection for free, but other advisors…

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Ranting 101- The insidious perfection module

This post will be founded in rhetoric. Focused in a semi-dreamland. My hope is to provoke conversation that may or may not entice change and movement. We need one another. The ridiculous notion of being "everything" as a parent has left a void in our connectedness. It's left the human element incomplete. We are, in…

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