Some Men Believe Their Kids Deserve More Than the Kids Of Working Moms

I worked for a man who talked a lot about how hard he had to work to make enough to keep his wife home with their daughters and how important that was to him. I took the job because it offered early morning hours (from 4 am – 12 pm) that allowed with me to be with my kids the majority of the day. After working for the man for more than six months, I put in a written request to leave early three days a year, so I could continue to be a room mother in my kids’ classrooms and volunteer at the Halloween, Holiday and Spring party each year. I was dismissed the next day without explanation....more

How to Improve Your Video Skills With BlogHer University

Happy 10th birthday, YouTube! Video is bigger than ever. According to Cisco, "Globally, consumer internet video traffic will be 80 percent of all consumer Internet traffic in 2019, up from 64 percent in 2014."...more

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

Some Men Believe Their Kids Deserve More Than the Kids Of Working Moms

I worked for a man who talked a lot about how hard he had to work to make enough to keep his wife home with their daughters and how important that was to him. I took the job because it offered early morning hours (from 4 am – 12 pm) that allowed with me to be with my kids the majority of the day. After working for the man for more than six months, I put in a written request to leave early three days a year, so I could continue to be a room mother in my kids’ classrooms and volunteer at the Halloween, Holiday and Spring party each year. I was dismissed the next day without explanation....more

5 Essential Tips for Creating Your Personal Brand

Creating your personal brand may be a bit daunting, but it’s a salient aspect to keep everything cohesive and ensuring you have the same look and values throughout all of your business ventures, websites, and social media accounts. If you are looking for some great branding tips for you and your online space – blog, business, Facebook, Instagram, whatever! – then keep reading ...more

Owner Financing – Worth a Shot

I need to preface this post....more

4 Ways to Stay Positive When the Struggle is REAL!!

Life happens and it happens quickly. No matter how much we plan and prepare, we can never predict how things will end up. When it rains, it pours, and it may even flood!! ...more

August 2015 Budget Roundup = $457,373.41 or an increase of +$15,404.72 or +3.49%

LOOKING BACK August was.. OMG. I spent so much money you have no idea ....more

How to Improve Your Video Skills With BlogHer University

Happy 10th birthday, YouTube! Video is bigger than ever. According to Cisco, "Globally, consumer internet video traffic will be 80 percent of all consumer Internet traffic in 2019, up from 64 percent in 2014."...more

Weekly Debt Update #23- Retirement Contributions Past, Present and Future

Hey everyone! I hope you all are having a great start to your week. After I posted last week of my after debt plans (here), there was some outcry, confusion and wonder over my retirement plan ....more

Another Woman Rockin It In Her Franchise

The first in a series of interviews with successful female business owners. Linda Boyd bought her Instant Imprints franchise 11 years ago and has been a staple of her community ever since....more

7 Picks from the Amazon September Baby Sale [Trike, Diaper Bag, and More]

Amazon kicked off its September Baby Sale today. Save 20% to 60% on clothing, gear, toys and more. Brands include Joovy, Boon, JJCole, American Baby, Mud Pie and others ....more

What Happened When I Stopped Eating Out for 30 Days….

When I was a kid, I would finish lunch and ask what was for dinner. Not because I was hungry, but because I was already looking forward to what I was going to eat next. My Dad often remarks on how my appetite outpaces my brother’s ....more