Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Review by A Parent For A Parent

If you were like me when you were a kid, you were probably a fan of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood.  There was something cool about an old guy in a sweater giving out life lessons and talking to puppets.  Unfortunately, Mr. Rogers died, and PBS figured today’s kids would rather watch a cartoon tiger rather thanContinue reading “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Review by A Parent For A Parent”

5 Fun and FREE Activities for Toddlers

As a parent, finding things to do with your toddler can sometimes be a part-time job, and as a parent of a toddler, you are always looking for things to keep them entertained.  And for some reason, probably a little after the tv was invented, society decided that sticking your kids in front of aContinue reading “5 Fun and FREE Activities for Toddlers”

4 Hacks For Job Searching on LinkedIn

If you are looking for a job and aren’t using LinkedIn, you are making a mistake.  Now to be clear, I don’t work for LinkedIn and I’m not trying to sell you on their services, so this comes from an unbiased place.  But LinkedIn is basically a professional version of Facebook and if you’ve readContinue reading “4 Hacks For Job Searching on LinkedIn”

The 3 Best Ways to Get Picky Kids to Eat Vegetables

There’s a certain point after a child starts eating solid food that they realize, “Hey, wait a minute, broccoli doesn’t taste so great.”  I’m not sure if these toddlers have a meeting and decide one day that they are just going to stop eating vegetables, but one day they’re loving them and the next, it’sContinue reading “The 3 Best Ways to Get Picky Kids to Eat Vegetables”

3 Resume Mistakes You’re Making

If you’ve created da resume, you probably already know that there’s about 1000 things to think about when writing one.  How long should it be?  Should I include my first job in 1932?  Do I have to write that I was a stay at home mom?  Should it be Word or PDF?  Should I putContinue reading “3 Resume Mistakes You’re Making”

TV Shows For Kids You Might Not Realize Are Educational

If you are a parent who is able to make it through the day without putting the television on for your child, I congratulate you.  But for the rest of us, most days, the TV serves as a way to break up the day and give your child some time to wind down. Now keepContinue reading “TV Shows For Kids You Might Not Realize Are Educational”

Is Giving Two Weeks’ Notice Necessary?

You’re all ready to quit your job and planned out everything you’re going to say to your boss and your coworkers. You even decided to go the extra step and write a letter of resignation.  The question you ask yourself though, before you get the ball rolling is, “Do I need to give two weeks’Continue reading “Is Giving Two Weeks’ Notice Necessary?”

At What Age Should You Encourage Your Child To Start Working?

Thinking about putting your kid to work already huh?  For some reason I’m reminded of comedian Sebastian Maniscalco talking about how his dad told him to get a job at 8 years old.  I’d probably say 8 is a little young for a first, but those old school Italians didn’t fool around.  There are aContinue reading “At What Age Should You Encourage Your Child To Start Working?”

How to Know If You’re Joining A Multi-Level Marketing or Pyramid Scheme Company

You’ve probably heard of the show King of Queens starring Kevin James (when he was actually funny) and Leah Remini (when she was actually a Scientologist).  Well there was an episode where Doug gets approached by his neighbor with a great offer to sell water filtration systems and thinks it’s his way to make aContinue reading “How to Know If You’re Joining A Multi-Level Marketing or Pyramid Scheme Company”

Beware of These 3 Job Postings When Looking For a Job

“When something seems too good to be true, it usually is.”  I’m not sure who was the first person to use that phrase, maybe a caveman talking to another caveman about a cavewoman he saw, or the dinosaur to his dinosaur friend about the meteor coming straight for the earth.  Whoever said it, the statementContinue reading “Beware of These 3 Job Postings When Looking For a Job”