My Latest Musings:

  • Dear Conscious Bookkeeping Community: Here is the question I have been sitting with for the last few weeks: How can I be Vulnerable… And A Rock Star Mommypreneur? At the same time. While my family is sick? If you are friends with me on Facebook you may have seen that my whole family (Forest, Noah, and I) has been taking turns getting sick over the last 6 weeks. I know there are many strong flus and viruses going around. Some…

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  • First & foremost, the Body Check In: My Favorite Conscious Bookkeeping Tool~ The first step of the Conscious Bookkeeping journey is to bring more awareness to your money story. Here is a great tool to assist you. I have been teaching this tool since I started offering the Conscious Bookkeeping work almost a decade ago. I know many of you have a similar practice that you bring to other areas of your life or maybe this type of thing is…

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  • Awaken from Financial Trance by Tara Nicholle-Nelson Here is a great article from friend and colleague Tara who is a consumer ambassador and educator on Real Estate topics… One essential evolutionary step in Americans’ money consciousness will be to stop checking out, falling asleep, tuning out and turning off when it comes to everything from financial, retirement and estate planning; to monitoring and managing our income and — especially — our expenses.

Step one of this awakening is to rethink or…

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  • ‘Budgeting’ has been on my mind lately 🙂 These days, I like to refer to budgeting as a ‘Map of Intention’, an ‘Intentional Budgeting Process’ or just ‘Creating a Plan for our Goals’.  Some people like to call it a ‘Spending Plan’, but, to me, that leaves out some of the other important parts of our planning that include our current income goals, saving goals, giving goals, etc. I now see ‘budgeting’ as an ongoing process that I have a…

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  • How to have new Money Conversations: Tips on how to set up Money Partners & Money Dates In my work, I like to support transparency around our relationship and actions with our finances. I am thrilled when I hear that all of you are initiating new money conversations with the people closest to you. I know that many of us come from families that do not talk about money or some of us come from families that talk ‘too much’…

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