Add All of Your Blog Posts to August's Open Thread

Here's where you share the link to every NaBloPoMo post you're writing on your blog daily this month -- and share your words with the world! ...more

Sign Up for August's NaBloPoMo

The theme for August is KNOW! ...more

Share What You Know With August's NaBloPoMo

So what is the NaBloPoMo theme of the month?  ...more

Add All of Your Blog Posts to July's Open Thread

Here's where you share the link to every NaBloPoMo post you're writing on your blog daily this month -- and share your words with the world! ...more

Sign Up for July's NaBloPoMo

The theme for July is CONNECT! ...more

NaBloPoMo: Add All Your August 2015 Posts Here!

Here's where you share the link to every NaBloPoMo post you're writing on your blog daily this month -- and share your words with the world! ...more

NaBloPoMo August 2015 Prompts

The theme for August's NaBloPoMo is KNOW. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in August -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday. (Weekends are for free-writing!) ...more

NaBloPoMo August 2015 Blogroll

The theme for August is KNOW! ...more

The benefits of nagging.

 Um. Let me see …1) You present your opinion on a given subject in a consistant way—just so the other person doesn't forget. That shows constancy and dedication.2) You emphasise your point of view—just so they don't think you've changed your mind. That shows good teaching and communication skills.3) You insist on your opinion being understood. That shows your strength of purpose....more

Three Reasons Why Change Takes So Long - Second of a 2-Part Series

I have tried to stop smoking numerous times and have succeeded, only to start again.  I think that we all have something in our lives that we want to change, but just haven’t. ...more

Let Me Start By Saying...

... I'm no expert. No, really. There is nothing that I could honestly say that I'm an expert at. I'm okay with that; there are plenty of brilliant minds, accomplished, and creative people out there to fill that bill: Expert   insert expertise here  . Nope, not me. I'm more of a, "Let's see what I can come up with in a pinch."...more

Let's Make Dinner Fun Again

I am going to tell you how you can get meals on the table without a cookbook or a weekly menu.  I am assuming that you are a mom that cooks on the regular, have a job, a dog and a spouse. You probably already have some standard meals that you cook every week.  This is a way to expand on what you already do and get some variety in....more

Backwards Budgeting: For National Blog Posting Month!

In honor of NaBloPoMo (or National Blog Post Post Month) I took on Blogher's challenge to write about something I feel I am an "expert" in.  To say I am an expert at budgeting is VERY far from the truth, but when it comes to somehow keeping our heads above water while freelancing, I have some experience.  So below I have included our tactics for "backwards budgeting!"  Woohoo! Unless your a freelance psychic, this is for you...more

NaBloPoMo: Add All Your August 2015 Posts Here!

Here's where you share the link to every NaBloPoMo post you're writing on your blog daily this month -- and share your words with the world! ...more

The Simple Change I Made That Helps Me Write 1000+ Words a Day

When writers don't feel they are writing enough, they often resort to trying to write a certain numbers of words each day as a challenge. This isn't necessarily a bad thing. Setting a goal of writing a certain number of words each day can be motivating and get you to write more than you would have otherwise done. The problem is many writers set a daily goal which is too difficult to achieve which makes them feel as if they failed. The sad part is they may be writing more than they ever were, but still feel as if they failed....more

NaBloPoMo August 2015 Prompts

The theme for August's NaBloPoMo is KNOW. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in August -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday. (Weekends are for free-writing!) ...more