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A New Year, A New Reflection

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(It's a beautiful, snowy day to sit inside and plan out this upcoming year) A New Year, A New Reflection I'm a goal person, it's quite honestly, my jam.  I love not only making goals, but then the planning involved in getting there.  I don't always get there though and that's totally ok with me.  If I don't get there, it's probably because the goal I once set isn't important to me.  It's important for our goals to reflect what is important to us, if not, what's the point?
I've been carefully thinking about all the goal I'd like to accomplish this year, when I noticed a segment on the morning news that talked about New Years Resolutions.  At the time, viewers were responding to a poll about resolutions and 75% were saying they were a waste of time.  I know I'm a little weird and I really like devoting time to things others don't like (money, investments, ways to save...etc.) but really?  No reflection? No new hopes or dreams for t…

What is Balance with Babies all about?

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Hello!  Thank you for visiting my blog! I've created Balance with Babies to share my ideas around my personal goals, give insight into how I plan to achieve my goals, and gain new perspectives from my readers.  Here's what Balance with Babies is all about...I'm about focusing on how the small things add up, figuring out ways to cut back on the small stuff so I can afford the big stuff.  I want to have some amazing experiences with my kids and show them the world but I'm not rich.  I'm using this blog to document my 15 year goals and my journey there.  

Here's those goals... 1) Pay off our home 2) Fund the kids' college funds up to $100,000 each 3) Travel to Europe 4) Travel to Ecuador 5) Go on tons of mini adventures (road rips and such) It's all about the BalanceBalance is a huge part of this blog because it is something I am always striving for.  The balance between work life and home life, balancing my budget, balance between saving and spending.  Although …