How’s Wendy Williams doin’? She says she’s booked, busy and a soon-to-be doctor. She’ll be home in time for Christmas and she’s not even got a family to fill the house with. But she’s also got a new job, a new guy…and a new house. There’s something to be said for having goals, even when your life can’t support some of them.
As any housekeeper would do, Wendy has gone on a spending spree. But this week, she’s gone on a spending spree that really hurts. Her home is filled with expensive gifts from her new husband. And then she realizes she has a lot more money to be spending.
She makes her budget, and spends it – all at the same time. And then she buys the same things she never has before. She buys things she loves and she loves things she buys, but it’s her new, more expensive version. And then, she can’t stop buying them.
All about how the world can hurt you without realizing it. And how it can hurt you with a vengeance. And all about how you can stop buying and begin sharing.
I thought I could do what most people thought was impossible. I thought I could raise my kids the same way I would have without raising my kids. I thought I could raise them the way I always imagined. I thought I could raise them the way I always hoped I could.
But I wasn’t raised the same way I thought. I was raised by a mom who tried to raise 2 children alone. I was raised by a mom who never had the guts to raise a career as a single mother. I was raised by a mom who was always afraid of being a single parent and having to raise a child on her own. I was raised by a mom who would do anything to keep her kids as safe as she knows how.
What I didn’t know is that no matter how many people told me that my mom