If my Fridge could walk....

As hardworking as I think I am, I can never get into the flow of cleaning my fridge. I dread cleaning it as much as I dread a dirty fridge. A fridge should be the cleanest object in a kitchen because it stores our raw and cooked food and drinks. Sometimes, I wish I could lock it up and open it only when I need to take something from it but when I have five other people sharing it with me every given day, that will be so impossible. I think the times I watch the kids closely when they enter the kitchen is when they open the fridge....more

Take a Breath

She can talk incessantly for half an hour without taking a breath. I’m serious, I checked the clock. It’s my lunch hour and all I want is quiet to read my book.Could you stop talking? I say. ...more

How to Handle Difficult Customers - Reader Question Answered

If you working with customers (whether you are an entrepreneur or employee), most likely you also need to learn how to handle difficult customers. Recently I got an email from Sarah, NY, and I thought it would be helpful for many readers.How to Handle Difficult Customers? - Sarah, NYNote: if you have a personal finance or business related question, make sure you send it in here. ...more

Looking For The Real Answer When Abstract Will Do

After my niece was medically discharged from the US Army, after serving a tour in Iraq, she decided to apply for her first job. She had gone into the military right after high school and had never worked in the “civilian world.”The company she chose had an online application, which if the applicant qualified, would result in a second online application that included three questions. An interview would only be given if the answers to the three questions passed muster....more

Working For A Living

I often speak on relationships. Sometimes I specifically talk about marriage relationships. A lot of people who know me ask me about marriage relationships because my husband and I have been happily married for over 16 years – despite not having kids within two cultures (mine - Southern & his - Middle Eastern) that place a high emphasis on having kids. [A common joke is that the day after the honeymoon, people start asking the girl if she is pregnant yet.]...more

Our annual work planner

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Baby Boy Working & Blogging

Welcome to the September 2015 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Kids BloggingThis post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have let their children take over writing and sharing.***...more

Do You Work with a Bully?

Bullies have been haunting school playgrounds since the beginning of time. Thankfully, we’re at a point where most schools simply don’t tolerate bullying behavior and are proactive about snuffing it out.But, what about the bullies that are all grown up and now work down the hall?Workplace bullies aren’t putting stink-bombs in lockers or posting mean comments on Facebook, but they are harmful to your organization. Their behavior is often subtle and can easily go undetected. Here are the signs that you have a company bully:...more