Author Archive | Jaime Mitchell

What Happens When a Mommy Graduates

20 years ago, I graduated high school. And then I went on to college, moved to New Orleans, took my first job, met my husband and started a family. But today, 20 years later, I walk across the stage to be given a piece of paper that at one point in my life, was absolutely […]

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A Debt Payoff Story

I remember the moment like it was yesterday. The moment we decided we had enough. The debt had to go. Our story is not uncommon or crazy but it did work and so, here it is! We were normal people with normal jobs and normal financial circumstances. Our debts were too high but not catastrophic, […]

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O Christmas Tree … Recycle Thee ….

O Christmas tree, o Christmas tree, How lovely are thy branches …. until they are dead … and dropping needles all over the house … and scratching people as they innocently walk by … Sooo, it’s time for the Christmas tree to go! But where should it go? Don’t worry, each year, Christmas trees are repurposed […]

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Mom Vs. Grad School

People often ask me, “How do you do it?” They are referring to the fact that I’m in graduate school while also raising kids and working a full-time job. Well, since I’m starting my 6th (and final!) year, I decided I would talk a little about how I do it. Usually when asked, I picture […]

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