Buried in Email? Declare #EmailBankruptcy and End the Madness

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Creating Personal Wealth: 7 Resources Every Business Woman Should Know About

Being a woman in the business world can be rough, and you need to prove yourself every time you turn around. One thing that will show that you are successful is your personal wealth. In order to achieve great personal wealth, you need to use all of the tools at your disposal to save money. The more you can save, the better your personal wealth is going to be. ...more
BlogHer I love the article, but I find it ironic that DaveRamsey and credit cards were mentioned ...more

How to Criticize an Outfit...Without Losing a Friend

As women we are often far kinder to our friends than we are to ourselves. We can spend hours criticizing our never-ending list of “flaws.” My hair is frizzy, my nose is crooked, my thighs look huge. We could go on all day, but when it comes to our friends… “You look gorgeous!”,  “I love that top on you”,  “God, what I would give for your legs.” ...more
Mindy Kaling says to say: "I'm not crazy about that on you!" Which should mean "Do not put that ...more

How to Better Manage the Family Schedule For a Happier 2016

I’ve set some goals for this year, and I’m already worried that I won’t achieve them. (That seems a bit neurotic for this early in the year, doesn’t it?) Part of the problem is that I’m not a natural goal setter, so setting and achieving goals in an organized, intentional way is not my strength. But an even bigger part of the problem is this -- I feel like I’m just too busy to do the things I need to do in order to meet those goals. ...more

How to Prepare the Perfect Family Dinner

Step 1: Before you begin, double-check the recipe and make sure you still have all the ingredients. If you don’t, scream into where the missing ingredient should be (fridge, cupboard, etc.), "Who the hell ate all the [missing ingredient]?" Then Google: "What can I use to replace [missing ingredient] in a recipe?" ...more
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I Lived in the Projects and Didn’t Know It

“Oh I didn’t realize you grew up in the projects!” my husband says the first time I bring him to visit my grandmother, who has lived in the same housing complex for the 40 years she's lived in this country. Apparently “cooperative housing” is a fancy term for "the projects", but I have always thought it was a perfectly normal place to live out my rudimentary years in this country....more

When I Win the Powerball

January 8, 2016 — Tomorrow night is a big evening at our house when I win the Powerball. I have not purchased a ticket of my own.  But, my Beloved has, and Indiana is a community property state....more
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10 Foolproof Conversation Starters

You’re at a party and you don’t know a single person. Everyone’s mingling, chatting and getting to know one another. You may feel slightly shy, intimidated, unsure of how to proceed. We’ve all been there; and although it can be uncomfortable, it can also be a wonderful opportunity to meet new people....more

5 Tips For Female Entrepreneurs Breaking Into Startups

Tech entrepreneurs are leading drivers of economic development, introducing ground-breaking and innovative technologies, creating jobs for thousands, and improving lives all over the world with new products and services. However, their potential to transform society is limited. The startup scene will continue failing to meet its full potential until half of the world’s population is adequately represented amongst its ranks - and by this, I mean greater inclusion of women....more
BLANKSPACES Waiting for perfect is never as smart as making progress. #SethGodinmore

10 Things I Learned From Flying Around the World With an Infant

By the time my daughter was 6 months old, she had circumnavigated the globe. Over the course of nearly 24,000 miles and 48 hours in the air, we learned a few tricks, which are useful whether you’re traveling for an hour or a day. 1. Don’t worry about the crying. ...more
Definitely. I pack one going to my destination and also leaving - I almost got stranded at the ...more