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What I Learned From 2020 Part 2

In Inspiration, Phenomenal

I believe that it is important to find gratitude in all situations (even if it is hard).  Gratitude helps to shift your perspective and allows us to identify the lessons we need to learn and it puts us on the path towards joy. Therefore, I thought it was important to write down the lessons that I learned in 2020 that helped me find joy, grow as a woman and a mom, and push me to walk in purpose. In Part 1, I shared 5 of the 10 lessons that I learned in 2020. In this post, I share lessons 6-10. …

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2020 doesn't have to be a bad year 10 lessons I learned in 2020

What I Learned From 2020 Part 1

In Inspiration, Phenomenal

When I look at the news, social media, memes, and email I feel bombarded with all of the headlines and messages about how terrible 2020 was. Yes, the pandemic ravaged the entire world and upended our lives. Yes, the economy did tank (but it is also rebounding). Yes, this was a uniquely challenging year globally. However, we don’t have to view 2020 as a terrible, bad, or ugly year. I suggest we take a step back from focusing on the bad, pain, and devastation to find the good and the gratitude. I think this is important as we move forward…

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Helpful Ways To Get Your Children Involved In Community Service

Helpful Ways To Get Your Children Involved In Community Service

In Phenomenal

One of the things that I love to do is community service.  I constantly look for ways and opportunities to give back and to organize groups to serve the community.  I truly believe that engaging in service is critical to living a full and complete life.  Therefore, as my twins get older, I’ve been asking myself: What can I do to start to plant the seeds of community service into the hearts of my children?  How can I begin to talk to them about community service? What is the right age to start to encourage my children to participate in community…

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If you are a breastfeeding or pumping mom then you need these 5 things to make sure that you are successful

5 Things That Every Breastfeeding and Pumping Mom Needs to Successfully Breastfeed

In Frugal, Phenomenal

I’ve been doing a series about the things that I have learned breastfeeding twins. Please check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 where I share the things that I have learned to help me on this breastfeeding journey. In the beginning of breastfeeding, I was very frustrated and I internalized it as a reflection of me as a woman. One of the things that I realized during that time was that I needed to set myself up for success. My plan is to breastfeed my twins for 12 months, and I’m halfway there, however just like in business…

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Here are five ways start up entrepreneurs can save despite having irregular income during lean times

5 Ways Start-Up Entrepreneurs Can Save Effectively and Proactively

In Entrepreneurship, Frugal, Phenomenal

Saving for entrepreneurs can be an afterthought, when you spend most of your time running your business. If you are a start-up entrepreneur, then you may be in for some lean times for the first couple of years as you grow your revenue. This makes saving very difficult. However, saving is extremely important since there is no consistent paycheck to fall back on during lean times. How do you save when your focus is on reinvesting into your business to help it grow? I caught up with personal finance guru and bestselling author, Aisha Taylor, who provided these five tips…

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