Learning through doing; life tips, family, investing and personal finance. - Part 3

Make lunch; eat supper

Jan 17 2008

I just started doing this one at the end of last year and it has quickly become one of my favorite tricks.

After supper is made and before it is served, I dish out one (or more) lunch sized servings into …

Put those kids to play/work

Jan 15 2008

One of the best things about kids is that they think chores are fun! And that’s a trait we’ve tried to capitalize on; why not? We’ve tried to model enjoying chores (haven’t done as well on this one), integrated chores …

Alarm Free in 1 Week

Jan 14 2008

Last Saturday I had the fortune to be woken up by one of my daughters at around 5:15 in the morning. After a few minutes putting her back to sleep I realized that I was fairly awake and it would …

Your raise won’t help

Jan 13 2008

This is the first rule I remember creating and it has stuck with me ever since. Every year I see more and more examples of its truth, and see applications of it in many other areas of my life besides …

Lose weight: brush your teeth

Jan 11 2008

One of my favorite habits that I’m currently working on is brushing my teeth right after supper. It’s a simple way to put an end to the high calorie snacking I tend to do after dinner. The sweet taste of …

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