Are You Building Your Husband Up or Tearing Him Down?

Build your husband up. Don't tear him down.

Nic and I have gone through our challenges this past year. For the most part I have felt like we’ve worked through them. However, I was recently hit with the question of whether I was building him up. The question that followed was that if I wasn’t building him up, was I tearing him down? Read more

Don’t Let Money Control Your Life

Get yourself out of debt

Since becoming a freelancer I have sometimes felt like I’ve scrambled to make ends meet. Truthfully, however I’ve always had money that I could pull from in these moments. I just don’t want to become comfortable with that idea and pull from all of my backup money. At the end of the day, however, to me money is a renewable source. I always have the ability to make more. If I need to get a job tomorrow, I know I could. I just prefer this life that I’ve created for myself and my family. Read more

Retirement is Overrated

Traditional retirement isn't all that it's made out to be

When I say retirement is overrated I’m talking about traditional retirement. The idea that after working for 30 to 40 years we are going to find ourselves with riches and a utopian life just isn’t what it used to be. When I started my job at Apple I thought to myself, “Is this where I’m going to spend the next 30 years of my life?” Read more