How Jill Nystul's 'One Good Thing' Blog Became Her 'One Good Life' Memoir

Jill Nystul of One Good Thing By Jillee has a new book out today: ONE GOOD LIFE: My Tips, My Wisdom, My Story...more
How awesome, Jill! So glad to have met you during the fashion show at BlogHer '13...more

Being an Expert in Parenting Kids With Disabilities Means Listening, Too

I always avoided American Idol-like reality competitions, because I am a gummi-hearted sort who can't bear to witness mean people publicly humiliating earnest amateurs. ...more
Thank you Shannon for this great article! I find at conferences I'm guilty of going to the ...more

How to Sound Like an Authority Figure

We've been talking a lot about #Experts this week: what we mean by the term "expert," how to own your own expertise, and now we're going to discuss sounding like an expert. (Because that is totally part of it. You can be an expert all you want but if you can't communicate what you know, no one else can benefit from all your hard work.)...more
I'm terrible about the qualifiers - "sort of," "kind of," etc... I've been trying to break ...more

the price of power couples

It just doesn't work. All this balancing and kicking ass and being bold. It just doesn't work without my other half beside me ....more

Introduce yourself to land work: why freelance LOIs matter

Consider this a public service announcement for letters of introduction. At a friend’s recommendation, I wrote a letter of introduction – LOI in freelance lingo – to the editor of a just-launched personal finance website. I never heard back, forgot about it, and later read somewhere that the editor I’d written to left to do other things ....more

April ’15- Month in Review

I hope everyone is having a fantastic week thus far! I want to start doing a “month in review” here on BAD to clue everyone in on what’s occurred during the previous month. I think this will help summarize what’s going on in my life as we move forward on...more

Shine Bright Like A Diamond: It's Okay To Brag

During this past week, I have run into women that I haven’t seen in a while and they are doing great and amazing things in their lives but they wrap every conversation with a request for me to “keep it on the low.” I have to say that listening to the way they are preparing for nursing school exams, prepping for the last stage of a doctorate degree and even starting the side hustle they’ve always dreamed about, has got me extremely excited for them. So what’s the deal with not wanting anyone to know? Not wanting to brag?...more

How Jill Nystul's 'One Good Thing' Blog Became Her 'One Good Life' Memoir

Jill Nystul of One Good Thing By Jillee has a new book out today: ONE GOOD LIFE: My Tips, My Wisdom, My Story...more
How awesome, Jill! So glad to have met you during the fashion show at BlogHer '13...more

How To Do an Instagram Loop Giveaway

Last month, I shared my 90-day Instagram challenge and results. The only strategy that I didn’t share at the time, was a one-time Loop Giveaway that I had participated in. So—- Now I’m going to share + walk you through a quick, inexpensive way to grow your Instagram (IG) following number fast! ...more

42% Off Melissa and Doug Beach Bundle Today Only

Pick up this Melissa and Doug beach bundle from Kids Woot...more

Extra 20% Off at Polarn O. Pyret Outlet

Take an extra 20% off Polarn O. Pyret outlet items with coupon code BARGAINPOP through tomorrow. These boys’ shorts are $11.98 after discount (orig ....more

25% Off and Free Shipping at Boden

Take 25% off your order at Boden through Thursday with coupon code 3T5E. Excludes clearance and sale items. Shipping and returns are free, too ....more

BOGO 50% Off Shoes & Women’s Clothing at Target

Shoes for the whole family are buy-one-get-one-50% off this week at Target.com. Choose from sandals, sneakers, rain boots, water shoes and more. Women’s clothing, including maternity, is BOGO 50% off, too ....more