Why Blogger Is My Favorite Blogging Platform

I use Blogger as my primary blogging platform, and I adore it. I used to be embarrassed because I had "blogspot" in my URL. I used to feel like a complete idiot when I attended conferences and couldn't fathom what all the WordPress people were discussing. But now? Now I own it....more
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Why Should You Start a Blog in 2015? Here Are Some Very Good Reasons.

Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Instagram. LinkedIn. Tumblr. Google+. The opportunities to spread yourself out all over the Internet seem never to end in the year 2015. So why on earth would you start a blog?...more
Although I love blogging and have been doing it for years, I feel like people are just starting ...more

Squarespace: How to Know If It's the Blogging Platform You're Looking For

Squarespace is an all-in-one website builder, blogging platform, and hosting service that has been steadily growing since its launch in 2004. But, some of you may not have heard of it with the widespread use of other services like WordPress and Blogger....more
WPHelpers I don't understand how it's "captive". My content can absolutely be exported in a ...more

Should You Use Typepad for Your New Blog?

When I started blogging in 2004, Blogger and Typepad were the major blogging platforms out there, and if you were really trying to prove yourself, you used custom templates on Typepad....more

Moral Investing

There is a debate on the investor side (which I touched on here), of whether you are leaving money on the table if you choose to only invest in companies that are aligned with your morals and priorities. I made the point, which I still stand behind, that if you are investing in individual stocks you are taking a gamble. ...more

5 Tips for Working Mom Meal Planning

I’ve talked to a lot of working moms about meal planning and I’m often surprised by how many say they are intimidated by it,... The post 5 Tips for Working Mom Meal Planning appeared first on Liberating Working Moms ....more

6 Tips to End Your Work Week Better Than You Started (Infographic)

It’s Friday, and oh are you excited the busy week has come to an end. Yet while many may be tempted to let productivity slip aside, some of the most successful people understand Friday may actually be one of the best tools to jumpstart the following week. Starting the week can be rough (hello caffeine addiction to the rescue), but as they say, how you end is more important than how you start ....more

Giving to a Cause – Inadvertently

There have been lots of posts about giving to charities and giving back....more

Travel: Miniature Melbourne in a Tilt-Shift Video

Melbourne, Australia. I am not sure if I’ll ever get a chance to go there (read: it’s rather far and I’m lazy), so it’s nice […] ...more

Give and you shall not receive

I met with a mentor of mine recently to talk about work: my goals, challenges, aspirations, etc. Even though I love my job, it’s still the area of my life where I feel the most insecurity. However, my mentor threw me for a loop when he offered his advice:“It’s not really your job where you need help. That’s where you think you need help because it’s the most obvious to you. But what about your husband? Your family? Your friendships?”...more

10 Lessons Learned in my First 2 Months of Blogging


Coffee Break: How Sexy Is Your Office? (Poll)

Photo credit: Tumblr.com via @ wifflegif It’s established, your office is sexy. In between overly sexy (and inappropriate) dress in the workplace (although apparently, there is an office-approved way to wear your sexiest pieces), to the interesting (and eyebrow-raising) statistics around extra-marital affairs and other juicy office scandals, Cubicle Land is far from boring. So, we’re asking, in all anonymity, how sexy is your office? ...more

Are you doing the job you were created for?

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.”  — Ephesians 2:10I came across that verse the other night and for some reason, even though I’ve read it many times before, it stopped me in my tracks.His workmanship.Created for good works.Prepared beforehand.That we should walk in them....more