My Thoughts on Maternity Leave

As we approach my due date, I wanted to share with you why I will only be taking a few weeks off from work. My baby shower was over the weekend, so now reality seems to be sinking in. I’ve been getting a lot of comments about why I only want to be home with my baby for such a … Read More

How To Keep the Family Together After a Death

When dealing with an estate, you really never know what you will find…and miss! It’s usually beneficial to bring in a professional to help you sort out all the ins and outs of the estate so nothing gets missed during the process. Earlier this summer, my husband lost his grandfather. Pop, as I called him, had a great life and … Read More

Work Life Balance… A Complete Bust!

As I’m driving to work half asleep with one eye that’s been twitching for the past 3 weeks from pure exhaustion, I came to a realization.  There is no such thing as work life balance!  Whoever says we can have it all is wrong.  I am writing this on a Friday morning after a marathon of a week and an … Read More

Is Your Support Crippling Your Child’s Future?

Are you helping your children too much? Do you expect them to repay the favor if you run out of money from helping them all these years? And I mean, will they take you in, pay for your health care, and maybe change a diaper or 2? Don’t get any ideas mom and dad, already have your spots reserved at … Read More

Get the Inside Scoop for Estate Planning!

I interviewed an estate attorney, Linda Engleby to get the inside scoop for estate planning. I wanted to uncover some of the myths with wills, the top concerns women have, and some important things to think about. I hope you get as much value from her answers as I have. 1.In your opinion, what are the top estate planning concerns … Read More

Learn the Power of Your Mind

The Power of Your Mindby Traci Blank, FIBH, CMS-CHt, CPC We see patterns throughout the world.  We see patterns in our thoughts, in our behaviors, in the people we surround ourselves with, even in the things we give our focus and attention to.  We can usually even predict what will happen next based on these patterns.  It stands to reason … Read More

It’s Your Life, It’s Your Choice

Let’s talk about choices today, choices baby!  It always comes down to choices, even if you think you don’t have any choices, trust me, you do. My husband and I went to test drive some cars the other day.  I need a new car since a car seat is not going to fit in the backseat of my teeny tiny … Read More

Let Me Introduce You to a Few of My Friends… Which One are You?

would like to introduce you to a few of my friends.   They are a bunch of interesting characters who potentially have one thing in common…one of them could be YOU! Don’t get nervous, we all can have traits of one or a bunch of them, but as you read through them, think about which one you may relate to the … Read More

Happy Mother’s Day!

Planting Your Financial Garden.  Don’t set it and forget it! In honor of Mother’s Day, I am doing a post dedicated to my mom.  She loves gardening and is a member of her town’s garden club.  She is running the Garden Tour for this year for the second year in a row. Planning is like planting a garden.  You can’t just … Read More

Let’s Go Back to Our Childhood!

I am going to challenge you today.  I want you to leave your comfort zone and go through an activity to open your eyes up to how you live your life.  Let me ask you, do you think you are living your life to the fullest?  My answer would be no, BUT I am on my way to enjoying every … Read More

Sneak Peak into My New Book: Strong Woman, Stronger Assets

Here is a sneak peek into my new book, Strong Woman Stronger Assets.  Hope you like it! Strong women wear their pain like they do stilettos.  No matter how much it hurts, all you see is the beauty of it. There are times when I will plan for hours on end and other times when I always wing it only to forget … Read More

The Devil is in Details

This week we are featuring a guest blogger, who is our first SPOTLIGHT female entrepreneur.  Marissa Del Mauro is a family law attorney in Somerville, NJ at the law firm of Lyons and Associates.  She is an incredible attorney, and I believe you will receive some value from her.  This posting is geared towards women going through a divorce, so please pass … Read More