I held a garage sale last weekend and it got me thinking about what makes successful garage sale. Obviously, if you're going to take the time to get up early and lug things out into your front yard, you want do everything you can to ensure that you hold a great garage sale.
In many ways, starting a business is a heck of a lot like having a baby.
The day the movie version of Allison Pearson’s 2002 best-seller, I Don’t Know How She Does It hit our neighborhood theatre, I insisted my husband go with me.
If you are one of the million plus people who canceled your Netflix subscription when they decided to charge more, I have a great way to get DVDs to watch for FREE! Now this will require your town to have one thing..... a library.
Couponing has its own language, and if you are just starting out you know what I mean! Go to any popular coupon website these days and you will see things like RP, SS, MFR. At this point, you might be wondering just what you have gotten yourself into.
Have you watched the TLC show Extreme Couponing?
Season two will be starting this month. I know it has brought couponing to the forefront, but I am not sure it is for the better. I have had plenty of people come up to me asking about it and I am happy to share my opinions. Without going into a long response I will just say, remember it is a television show.
I am going to let you in on a little secret - breastfeeding did not work out for me.
There, I said it. Please do not be confused....I know that I am writing about breastfeeding, and I also know where I am going with this.
I recently came upon the story of Janice Dean, a meteorologist for the FOXNews channel and mother of two young boys. Janice’s story of working motherhood was particularly interesting to me, as she has Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a chronic disease that attacks the central nervous system, which is made up of the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. My blog, the PRIMARY DILEMMA, is about diversity among working mothers and the challenges that they face.
Janice’s story of managing working motherhood with MS, amplifies the challenges of work-family balance and I thought could teach us all something about ourselves. I spoke with Janice on the phone, and the interview was thought-provoking and inspiring. The following are lessons that all working moms can learn from Janice’s exceptional journey.
It's always nice to be invited to things, but sometimes it gets to be overwhelming! I feel that way right now, as summer draws to a close and back-to-school, football leagues and biz events are filling my calender at a record pace. And add to that, the social personal fun, too.
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Parents wonder, how do I raise a financially responsible child? When do I begin teaching my child about money? Where is the balance between starved and spoiled? How young is too young for a child to begin earning money of their own? How do I teach my child to manage money? Remember, teaching your child about money is a process, not an event. Here are the best ways to teach your child, of any age, how to respect and manage money.