Packing & Moving Hacks

Packing & Moving Hacks
Parenting Expert and Author, Kelly Radi, stopped by to share some packing and moving hacks. Kelly’s advice: -Prewash all bedding and towels at home before the move -Leave hanging items on their hangers and simple cover them in tall garbage bags -Pack storage containers for under the bed -Bring a simple tool kit For more advice, check...

TCL In Your Town: Pic Advice from a Hopkins Photographer

TCL In Your Town: Pic Advice from a Hopkins Photographer
Elaine Goepfert owns I Love Photography in Hopkins. She's an active member of the community and takes pics for their events.  Her work featured on the cover of their latest community guide in that town. She also runs a successful photography business located right on Main Street! Elaine stopped by the studio during our week of fun in...

Wedding Guest Etiquette

Wedding Guest Etiquette
Sarah Von Bargen, writer of Yes and Yes Blog, stopped by with some tips on how to save money when attending weddings. -You do not need to buy a new outfit for a wedding – borrow from a friend or re-wear an outfit you have -You’re not obligated to attend every wedding you’re invited to, especially if it is out of town -Make a trip...

Two Haute Mamas Weigh In On Parenting Stories

Two Haute Mamas Weigh In On Parenting Stories
Sheletta Brundidge and Lindy Vincent from the "Two Haute Mamas" podcast weigh in on a few viral parenting stories. For more about their podcast and download links, click here. New York Times article: I've Picked My Job Over My Kids Red Tricycle article: Taco Bell maternity photos

4 Steps to Goal-Achieving Mindset

4 Steps to Goal-Achieving Mindset
Life & leadership coach Barb Churchill stopped by with tips to help you take action towards you goals by creating a goal-achieving mindset. Remove limiting beliefs Choose thoughts you believe Create plan of action Grab a buddy

Home Loans 101 with MidCountry Bank

Home Loans 101 with MidCountry Bank
Mortgage and Finance Expert at MidCountry Bank, Twila Hanks, shared tips on getting a loan for everything from first time home owners, renovations and more. Buy your first home now You don’t need to have a large down payment Interest-rates are close to record lows There are down payment assistance programs Try a...

Traveling On A Budget

Traveling On A Budget
Sarah Von Bargen of Yes and Yes Blog, shared some tips on how to plan a family vacation or quick getaway while on a budget. Sarah suggests: -If you’re staying somewhere for more than one night, stay in an Airbnb or VRBO -Do a grocery store run or an instacart order -Google for coupons, discounts and Groupons for your travel...

Take Action Towards Your Goals

Take Action Towards Your Goals
People create goals about many things but often don’t achieve them because they aren’t taking action. Chances are you know what you need to do but you still might feel stuck. It’s not because of lack of motivation, Life Coach, Barb Churchill says it has everything to do with how you think. The first step is uncovering what's going on...

Dealing with Severe Weather Anxiety          

Dealing with Severe Weather Anxiety          
Some folks enjoy the sound of a thunderstorm when trying to fall asleep.  Others, however, know that a thunderstorm all but guarantees a poor night of sleep.  Parents know.  The sound or even just the threat of a thunderstorm can send kids into their parents’ bedrooms, seeking safety from the storm.  Five Eyewitness News Meteorologist...