Family

Travel Nerves

by Kay Lynn

Today I’m flying to the Midwest to visit my mom, siblings and other family members. I’m nervous about the trip even though it’s one I’ve made many times over the years. The difference is this time I have a travel companion. My grandson, Alex, is accompanying me. I’m thrilled and scared at the same time. […]

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This is one of my favorite times of the year with the emphasis on giving, family and religion. All three may have a part in your holiday traditions.  It’s easy to stress during this season as well due to the cost. Years ago I started a new family tradition as a way to deal with […]

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Our Thanksgiving location and crowd changes from year to year.  In 2010, it will be Mr. Boomer, myself and two of our adult sons as our California extended family made different plans. It’s time to plan out the menu so I can get the ingredients on sale and enjoy the preparations instead of stressing over […]

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It’s the time when Americans are making plans for the Thanksgiving holiday.  By federal law it falls on the fourth Thursday of November each year. Most businesses are also closed the following day making it a four-day weekend. I see it as a free mini-vacation! When our kids were still children we had the traditional […]

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3 Lessons from Babies

by Kay Lynn

Spending time with our grandson has reminded me what life is like for babies.  Not only is he fun and entertaining but babies can teach us some things about how to manage personal finance challenges. photo credit: Steve took it 1. Never Give Up. Have you ever met a healthy kid that didn’t learn how […]

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