It’s Okay to Be a Man & Talk about Domestic Violence

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Preschool Drop Off Was Harder Than I Expected

I knew it wouldn’t be easy to drop my little guy off at preschool. I expected a bit of separation anxiety and perhaps a few tears. After three straight years together I knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that it would be hard to place my son in the arms of his teacher and walk away ....more

Coffee Break: Is Casual Swearing OK At Work?

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Sample Follow-Up Letter To Send After Being Rejected for a Job

One of my readers wrote to tell me that he was rejected for the job he wanted, even though the hiring manager herself told him that the interview went really well. Not too surprising to learn that he was depressed about it. Rejection isn’t easy and job seekers get more than their share of it ....more

It’s So Quiet

The music has stopped. And I’m so sad about that....more

Work It: Flare Tweed Dress

So what do you think? Leave a comment and let me know! Follow my blog with Bloglovin Flare Tweed Dress – $69.95 – Nothing says Fall like tweed, and in this case, a flare tweed dress like this one from NY&Co ....more

So I Just Bought Two iPhones for ½ Off…

With the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus coming out this week, everyone’s got iPhones on their minds. Including me. In fact, I just bought two iPhones for my parents who will be upgrading to smartphones for the first time and moving to a much more affordable prepaid cellphone plan (more on this in a […] ...more

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“That perfect girl is gone”: Why You Need to Silence Your Inner Good Girl (Oh and Frozen’s Elsa Is a Feminist Too)

Please leave a comment! Photo credit: Follow my blog with Bloglovin So this past week-end, I took dear daughter to the Disney on Ice Frozen show. And while my baby girl was belting out the tunes of the Frozen song (that I’ve only heard about a zillion times and one so far), one lyric in particular struck me ....more

8 at $30 or Less: Handmade Kids’ Halloween Costumes from Etsy

If you’re looking for a handmade Halloween costume and don’t want to DIY, try, where a recent search for “Halloween Costumes” turned up over 6,000 results. Here are a few of my favorites for $30 or less. Order early, as some are made to order! ...more