There’s a week for everything, and apparently over at BabyCenter, it is “Guilt-Free Parenting Week.” Yes, February 25-March 4 is a celebration of the idea that “great parenting isn’t perfect.” Apparently that will be celebrated with prizes, give-aways, etc.
It’s an interesting promotion for BabyCenter… read more »
Everyone is concerned with job creation these days. Ultimately, jobs are created, as Linda McMahon said in that famous Connecticut debate before the 2010 election, when “An entrepreneur takes [a] risk. He or she believes that they create [a] good or service that is sold for more than it costs to create it. If an entrepreneur thinks he can do that he crea… read more »
As I’ve been writing The Book Currently Known As Plenty, I’ve read a shelf full of other personal finance literature. One tip which surfaces frequently is to keep a spending log. I understand the appeal — after all, 168 Hours really pushes the idea of keeping a time log — but I have to admit I’m not entirely sold. I suppose it mig… read more »
It’s a fairly common phenomenon: somewhere around mid-day Sunday, people who aren’t blissfully happy with their Monday routines start to feel a twinge of anxiety. The brain is a tricky creature. The anxiety takes over and makes you feel like you’re getting into work mode, even though it’s still the weekend. This happens to st… read more »
Over at BNET this week, I have two posts. The first is called 5 Things To Do With 5 Minutes (Other Than Read This Post). It introduces the concept of using bits of time for bits of joy, and has a few links to fun things to do at the office with 5 minutes before a meeting, like look at online art galleries, or read poetry. The “other than read this post” part… read more »