After getting married and settling down, many women get restricted to doing household chores and aren’t really independent with their own incomes and stable career. The career takes a backseat while their responsibilities related to house and families take first priority. In such cases, women often feel a loss of identity and confidence. It is very important for all women to be independent irrespective of whether they are single, committed or married. Being financially independent brings a whole lot of self-confidence and boosts their...

Several years ago, I actually helped a friend who had a side job stuffing envelopes. It wasn’t a lot of money – but all we had to do was write people’s names and addresses (hundreds of addresses!) on envelopes, stuff them, and then give them back to her friend who mailed them out. This was a very small scale side business for what appeared to be local real estate or insurance companies. The legible, pretty handwriting on the envelopes was probably meant to make it look like personal mail instead of “junk mail” that would...

Foods stamps, or SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), is a United States federal government program that is administered by state and local agencies. SNAP provides assistance to low income families to buy food by providing a monthly food allowance. The SNAP card is used much like a debit card by swiping, then entering pre-determined PIN # to purchase approved food items. However, there are strict requirements that must be met in order for a household to qualify for assistance.  The application process can be confusing and...

One moment you’re making tea and t he next moment you receive the heart-wrenching news that your spouse has been tragically killed in an accident. Suddenly, you become a widow with children to raise and support. Many women find themselves almost sleepwalking through the stages that follow-the funeral, digging out financial forms, Social Security, etc. Life becomes a fog that you have to muddle your way through because you have people  depending on you – your children! There are important decisions that have to be made when you lose...

Amazon is the ultimate online shopping destination that sells pretty much everything you can think of, ranging from books to furniture. The appeal of the digital superstore is simple: it’s a one-stop shop with fast delivery options and many discounted items. The important thing to remember is that shopping is shopping.  The same techniques you use when shopping the customary way, are the same techniques you can apply when shopping on amazon. To make the most of your Amazon shopping experience, follow these tips: 1. Snatch Up Warehouse...

A head up – Amazon, not content just to wait around once a year for Black Friday has decided to make their own version of it called PRIME DAY with 2x the sales as Black Friday and even stepper discounts. This is something you can do if you are Jeff Bezos, multi billionaire and owner of Amazon.com,  the largest retailer in the world. The catch is you have to be a PRIME Member to participate in this sale.     The good news is you can Sign Up for a a 30 Day FREE Trial with no catch involved — just click on the link...

Single mothers who are thinking of dating again have a lot of questions. (You can find the answers to some of them in this article) One of the biggest questions is about when, and how, to start back up with the physical side of dating. You know, having sex. You’re a single mom, you’ve got kids – you know how sex works. But what you might not have thought about is how sex will work now that you have to keep those kids in mind at the same time. It was one thing to have sex with your partner or husband before the divorce...

The rules have changed. You might look back with a bit of nostalgia on those days when you didn’t have to tell anyone where you were going, or when you were coming back. When you didn’t have to be back at home at any particular time. Now you have to think about unromantic things like babysitters, bottle warming instructions, school pick-ups and snack times – and that’s even before you think about going out on a date, much less bringing someone back into your home. How do you get through the new dating environment...

Well, he might not be next door … but on the other hand, he might! If you think that the only places to find a date or a romantic relationship are in “traditional” locations like bars, parties, or dance clubs, you’re limiting your options when it comes to meeting the partner of your dreams. One reason why those traditional places are popular is that they’re usually easy to fit into a busy schedule. It’s true that some of the other suggestions in this article involve weekend outings, or midweek planning,...

There are a lot of fish in the sea, but if you’ve already thrown away more than you’ve kept, it’s time to look at some strategies for getting back into the water – and avoiding the sharks. 1. Keep your sense of humor Choosing a life partner is a serious affair, but unless you bring some humor into the situation and relax, you’ll be too stressed out to make good decisions. One of the things that makes people feel stress is the belief that there’s a timeline or deadline that has to be met. While it’s...

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