Roanoke TV Shooting: Making Sense Out of the Senseless

Like the rest of the world, I was stunned by the news coming out of Virginia early Wednesday morning.The murder of reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward was an unimaginable, senseless act of violence. Making it even more unimaginable was the fact that it happened live, on the air, before 7 a.m. for viewers and their horrified co-workers to see. Photographer Adam Ward and reporter Alison Parker, Image Credit: WDBJ...more

How to Convince Parents Their Kids Don't Need Formal Preschool Over In-Home Childcare

Childcare providers everywhere have the same issue nowadays: Losing kids over the age of two to a brick building. That’s all it is really, a difference in the building....more

Erin Condren Teacher Planner: How a School Counselor Uses It

I promised this post FOREVER ago and just haven't done it for many reasons. Some of which aren't good ones, some of which are unimportant right now.  But, REGARDLESS, it is here!...more

Buying Clothes

I started my new job in the middle of July. Until then, I haven’t had a job where I’ve needed to have a professional wardrobe since my kids were infants. My last in-person job was when I taught at the community college two days a week the semester after my daughters were born ....more

1129+ Places That Pay For Your Writing!

Originally published on Beyond Your BlogOne of the most common questions bloggers ask me about submission-based sites is “Do they pay?”While non-paying sites can offer some great benefits, payment is a coveted, and often necessary, element many bloggers are looking for when they submit their work....more

We Millennials can sometimes take it too far

Being in the M generation (for Millennial), sometimes I wonder what we’re thinking. I know I preach a lot about asking for more money and […] ...more

Small Business Series: Got a business idea? Now what?

  'm a firm believer in wealth creation through business ownership. However, before you jump on the small business bandwagon you need to take time out to answer some serious questions. For instance:...more

Top Diaper Deals of the Week [Amazon Deals - 8/30]

New to Baby Cheapskate? Welcome! and don’t forget to...more

Top Amazon Baby Wipes Deals of the Week [8/30]

Welcome to BC’s weekly rundown of the best wipes deals I’m seeing through...more

Extra 15% Off Site-Wide at Hanna Andersson Today Only

Take an extra 15% off everything at HannaAndersson.com today only. Use code WOWZA at checkout. Backpacks are already 50% off ....more

50% Off Learning Resources Science Bundle Today Only

This Learning Resources science bundle is 50% off today only at Kids Woot. It’s $24.99 and includes Learning Resources Primary Science Color Mixing Set Learning Resources Early Science Explorers Set – Magnifier and Tweezers Learning Resources My First Microscope $5 ships your entire Woot order. ...more

33% to 36% Off Graco Car Seats at Amazon [Deal of the Day]

Save 31% to to 36% on ten convertible, booster and all-in-one...more

Meal plan for August 31st – September 6th

Ever have one of those days where you’re so beat, that you declare “movie night 2.0″, make nachos, and lay on the couch while your kid watches The Empire Strikes Back (for the first time ever)? No? Yeah, me either… I just spent 20 minutes of writing this post trying to figure out how I accidentally zoomed in to epic glaucoma proportions on my browser....more