How to Make a Budget and Stick to it Using 7 Bank Accounts

Wise|Wealthy|Life on Purpose
Making a budget is one thing, but keeping to a budget is a skill in and of itself! Over the past several years, I've discovered a few different ways to help us stay on track with spending. One way is using the YNAB app. Check out my You Need a Budget review for all the details of why that works for budgeting. But another trick to help me make a budget is to use multiple bank accounts. In fact, we have SEVEN bank accounts that we use! How you can use multiple bank accounts... Read this post

Remembering 9-11

Family|Life on Purpose
Enjoy this repost from 9/11/10.  I'm gathering my thoughts and feelings about the past few days. I really want to share with you what I'm feeling right now, because I must acknowledge these blessings I have received. But I also must recognize today...... Read this post

Kids Allowance: Teaching Money Management, Chores, and Responsibility

Family|Life on Purpose
For a long time, I've been conflicted about the whole "kids allowance" thing. Should kids get money just because? Aren't chores just part of being in a family and having responsibilities? My kids have always had chores and responsibilities, but I've... Read this post

My Favorite Workout: BODYPUMP by Les Mills

Healthy|Life on Purpose
A few months after I had baby number 8, a friend invited me to come to a BodyPump class at our local YMCA. What is BodyPump you ask? BodyPump is a group exercise (hold on groupx haters, don't click away yet) class that incorporates light barbell weight... Read this post

7 Tricks to Keep My House Clean

Life on Purpose
I don't have time to spend hours organizing and cleaning my house. I have found a few little tips tricks that help keep my house clean and save my sanity! Of course, it is very helpful to enlist your kids in keeping the house tidy. Here are a few... Read this post
The biggest and fastest way to detox from social media is to just remove all social media apps from your phone! If this makes you want to panic, there are some other things you can do to ease into a detox or even do a lite detox.

4 Simple Things You Can Do to Detox from Social Media

Life on Purpose
If you think you have a social media addiction (or someone else says you do), chances are you're (or they're) right. You might be wondering HOW to detox yourself from social media. I've done this myself and share a few different ideas that can help you... Read this post

7 Signs It’s Time For A Social Media Detox

Life on Purpose
Ah social media... it helps us stay connected with friends and family wherever they are, and it can be a great way to get information, especially on fast-moving news topics. There is a lot of good that can come from it! However, too much of a good thing... Read this post

My Battle Overcoming Perfectionism

Life on Purpose
My name is Cathy Yoder, and I am a perfectionist. Over the weekend I was reminded how debilitating perfectionism can be. Perfectionism is paralyzing. It creates anxiety. Halts productivity. And I knew that I needed to address it. So today I'm gettin... Read this post

How I Started Living Life on Purpose: 3 Easy Ways to Jumpstart Your Intentional Life

Life on Purpose
Last week I shared how I used to live a life in reactive mode and my decisions were driven by guilt. I never felt like I measured up to my ideal self. The following small and simple strategies have helped me shift into living a life of intention. I like... Read this post

My Story: Living a Guilt Driven Life in Reactive Mode vs Living a Life of Intention

Life on Purpose
This week I'm turning 43. Today I'm starting something different. Starting today, and every Monday, I'm stepping outside of my comfort zone and sharing a bit about ME. My internal struggles. My personal growth. In the past, this type of content has been... Read this post
20 years of marriage and 8 kids later... here's my top tip for a successful marriage... date nights are a must! Here's a list of more than 100 ideas. Time to make date night a priority!

105 Cheap Date Night Ideas

Wise|Family|Life on Purpose
I've been married for 20 22 years now, and I'll be the first to say that having a successful and loving marriage takes work!   If you don't take the time to nourish it, your marriage relationship can evolve from a relationship of loving adoration into... Read this post