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

Sincere Advice for Young Nurses

I occasionally sprinkle a little humor in my blog when it comes to writing about nursing. All jobs need some humor. And when you are new to the profession, the sweet moments when someone or something makes you smile – you need to grab onto those things....more

How to Choose Career Events That Rock

 I don’t know the medical term, but I have a thing. It starts with that feeling I have walking into a conference bright and early and realizing…ahhh…me time! The ballroom house lights dim, music tapers off…I’m ready to soak it in. Just as the morning speaker hits their stride, the symptoms appear: ...more

the privilege and the responsibility of hiring your first employee

There are days and there are moments when I can't believe that we're actually going to do what we're trying to do. Like last week when...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

Britax Boulevard G4.1 Convertible Car Seat for $247.49

Here’s another Britax deal! The...more

Nice Deal on the Britax B-Safe 35 Elite Infant Car Seat [Ships Free]

The Britax B-Safe 35 Elite Infant Car Seat in Vibe and a couple of other colors is 25% off at $187.49 at Amazon. That’s the lowest it’s ever been there. It’s the same price at Diapers.com and Hayneedle ....more

Crazy8 Labor Day Sale: Everything $12.99 and Under

The Labor Day Sale has started at Crazy8 online. Everything is $12.99 and under. Markdowns are up to 65% off! ...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