Homeschooling in 2021

Hi all! I haven’t posted in awhile since I’ve been busy with real estate and the kids. Right now the COVID cases in my area are on the rise (although not as much as in the South). As a result, I decided to homeschool my kids until they can get a vaccine. It was a tough decision, but in the […]

Etsy Shop Update and Income Report for April 28, 2021

Hi RTB community!  Here’s the latest news on my Etsy shop! If you just stumbled upon this blog post and want to follow my journey of opening an Etsy shop with no prior knowledge, start here.  My intention is to provide a weekly update, especially at the beginning, and then transition into a monthly update. Wins Things have ramped up […]

Our Journey to Financial Freedom

One of the core themes in my life has been the pursuit of financial freedom.  In this post, I’m going to discuss my journey to financial freedom and what I’ve learned along the way.  I’ve been doing A LOT of thinking about this topic lately and I’m excited to dive deeper on more of this in future blog posts.  But […]

Embracing My Inner Tiger Mom

Do you have high standards for your kids?  How does that come through in your parenting? I recently began embracing my inner tiger mom and trying to figure out what kind of tiger mom I need to be. Our Virtual School Experience So Far During this whole crazy COVID time, we decided to keep our kids in virtual public school […]

My Etsy Shop is Open for Business!

Hello readers! I’m excited to share with you that I’ve opened up an Etsy shop!  As part of my journey to figuring out what I want to do after real estate, I’ve been exploring a lot of different ideas.  I’ll probably write more about that journey later, but I wanted to share with you my Etsy shop – RaisingTheBest.   […]

2021 Family Fitness Challenge – Walk 250 Miles

One of our fitness goals as a family this year is to walk 250 miles. One of the main reasons we wanted to do this is to start teaching our kids about setting goals, being consistent, and reaching them. My husband started “training” with the kids in 2018 before we went to Disney World. While we still brought the stroller, […]

Living Your Fullest Life Every Day

Hello RTB Community! Hope your 2020 is starting out amazing! I’ve been focused on my real estate business lately, so that’s why I’ve been MIA from Raising the Best. But several recent events in my life compelled me to write this post today. First, I reached out to one of my neighbors that I hadn’t talked to in awhile and […]