Seven Ways To Have It All as a Working mom

Today for Working Women Wednesday, I'm going to share the secret to having it all as a working mom. The secret is...you can’t. Sorry. But I do have seven tips to help you stay sane. If there’s one thing I’ve learned from my 14 years of being a working professional in IT at Fortune 500 … Continue reading Seven Ways To Have It All as a Working mom

Creating Your College Compact in Five Easy Steps

Saving for college is one of those things that all parents worry about. Whether your kids are just born, heading to elementary school, in middle school, or (especially) in high school - you've likely seen all the headlines about how college is going to cost a ton by the time your kids head off to … Continue reading Creating Your College Compact in Five Easy Steps

Saturday Reading – Student Loans, Death, and Retirement

Unfortunately this week I didn't get a chance to head over to the library, so I don't have a new book today. But I have read a few articles on personal finance that I thought were interesting, and want to share them with you for your Saturday morning ready. So grab a cup of coffee, … Continue reading Saturday Reading – Student Loans, Death, and Retirement

Three Fun and Frugal Tips for Kids Birthday Parties

As anyone with younger kids knows, birthday parties seem to be a must. Your child (along with the whole class) is usually invited to many, many parties over the years-starting in preschool. And you may feel obligated to throw your kids a nice birthday party and invite the whole class back. Well, today I'm going … Continue reading Three Fun and Frugal Tips for Kids Birthday Parties

Dealing With Snow Days as a Breadwinning Mom

Here in Connecticut, we've been getting a lot of snow the past week. One storm brought 16 inches of snow, and there were a few others that dropped an inch and then another three inches. Any parent of school aged children knows what that means-no school and school delays. In my town, for some reason … Continue reading Dealing With Snow Days as a Breadwinning Mom