So true.

Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit....more

In the world of Save. Spend. Splurge.

These photos of the ocean are making my heart race. Are all teachers lazy liars? Yes, if you read this article, they all are ....more

Do you stink at asking for money for your writing?

Do you love the idea of getting paid for your writing but can’t figure out how to set your rates? Do you suspect that you’re being underpaid? (Spoiler alert: You probably are!)I have soooo been there. But then I got over it and learned how to confidently ask for the cash that I deserve.Let me show you how....more

5 Ideas For When You Need a Fresh Start

Two years ago, after a summer of extreme downsizing, I moved from a small town to the city. I cut my hair, sold my piano, stopped updating my blog.  Maybe it was my age. I had just turned 57, the beginning of a new 7-year cycle. Maybe it was the aftermath of losing both parents in one year. Maybe it was teacher burnout. Whatever the reason, I needed a fresh start!...more

Extra 20% off Graco Items at Amazon with Coupon

Save an extra 20% on more than 20 Graco baby gear items with coupon code SUMMERSALE. Includes car seats, pack n plays, strollers, rockers and more. A few of the best deals: Graco Pack ‘n Play Sport, Parkside ....more 4th of July Sale: Extra 40% Off Sale Items

Take an extra 40% off sale items at during their 4th of July sale. Those 1500+ kids’ sale items are already up to 75% off, too! I’m seeing kids’ keen at up to 49% off, ...more

Albee Baby Flash Sale Friday: Extra Savings on Joovy, Graco and More

It’s Flash-Sale Friday at Albee Baby. That’ means extra in-cart savings on some great gear: Save an extra $40 on the Peg Perego Primo Viaggio SIP 30/30 in Licorice.. It’s $199.99 after extra savings ....more

Family Game Lightning Deals for Friday: Uno, Blokus, and More

Check out all the family games on Amazon’s Lightning Deal list today (all are Prime Early Access): 10 am ET:...more

Book Review: Calming the Chaos

Book Description: Far too many people in contemporary culture feel they don’t have enough time to “get it all done.” The stress of this chronic overwhelm creates a disorganized mind that leads to a chaotic life. Based on her highly acclaimed “Energy Management” workshops, and drawn from over 25 years of counseling and coaching experience, professional trainer and speaker Jackie Woodside shares her breakthrough methods that lead to becoming the least stressed, most productive person you know! In Calming the Chaos, you will learn the step-by-step skills and thought processes that lead to increased productivity and peace of mind ....more

The Blog Income + Traffic Report for June 2015

Okay, okay. I know you’re all just dying to know: ...more