In recent years, there’s been a trend toward following our passions and doing work we love. At least, we hear a lot about finding ways to get paid to do work that we like. However, that trend might be on the verge of a chance, if a recent survey is any indication.
For most of my life, my mother has been the sole breadwinner in our household. My dad has health issues and stopped working when I was a teenager. Seeing my mom work hard and pay for everything on her own was simultaneously inspiring and frustrating. I admired her hard work and her ability to bring […]
I grew up in the 80s, and I can count on one hand the number of mothers I knew who stayed home with their kids, even part time. Now that I’m a mother myself, it seems as though the majority of the families I know have at least one parent who stays home at least part […]
This is my 10th year as a freelancer. I love what I do, and am fortunate to be able to set my own hours and work from anywhere. My situation is a little unprecedented in that I didn’t move from a “real” job into self-employment. Instead, I went straight from grad school into freelancing. However, I […]
My son worked hard to save his money so he could buy his own entry-level gaming computer. Over the last year-and-a-half he’s upgraded some components, leaving him with a small stash of used computer parts. To raise some extra cash, he’s interested in selling those extra parts, since they’re not doing him any good just collecting dust […]
Winter is almost over, and we’re beginning to see a light at the end of the tunnel! As we head toward warmer weather and sunnier days, one of the things many us do to get ready for spring is cleaning. Spring is the perfect time not only to get rid of what we don’t need […]