Parents develop skill sets that no one talks about. In addition to awesome time management and the ability to function on a lack of sleep, we also have the ability to make up songs on the fly, invent games to distract children while waiting in line and even build super-cool forts out of pillows and blankets.…Continue
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Mommy Masters welcomes Ryan Currie, who shares great tips for mompreneurs.
Being a mom is the hardest job in the world…everyone knows that! But combine the responsibilities of motherhood and entrepreneurialism? It’s a recipe to quickly becoming overworked, overstressed, and overextended. The toughest part of all is figuring out how to find the time to work on business while staying home…
Shaklee 180™ Summer Shape-Up…..Summer is coming—it’s the peak weight-loss season.
And right now Shaklee is offering two additional incentives to help you Shape-Up and start your Turnaround today!
Here’s how it works….New customers or Specialists join with one of the following:…Continue
Added by Carol Aguero on June 13, 2013 at 2:41pm — No Comments
Rosemary Lichtman, Ph.D. and Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D.
As you settle into the new year, do you sometimes feel like time is getting away from you? I make list after list of what I want to accomplish each day – and often get a large chunk completed - but never seem to get everything done. Now that I make my lists on my PDA, it's easier to just change the date and roll the reminders over to the next day. Yet the sense of satisfaction that I feel when I do finish a…Continue
Added by Sandwiched Boomers on January 24, 2013 at 1:42am — No Comments
Prioritizing time as parents
By Becky Shattuck, guest blogging from “I’m going to make it (after all)” (http://becky-shattuck.blogspot.com/)
It’s been said before. Parenting is both the hardest and most rewarding job in the world. I’m a stay at home mom. I’m with my kids pretty much all day long, every day, so I can attest to that personally.
Little kids need a lot of attention. Actually, that…Continue
Added by The Raise Foundation on October 6, 2012 at 3:13pm — No Comments
Spring is just around the corner! To most of us, spring represents a time for freshness, growth and re-birth. Flowers start to bloom, animals emerge from hibernation, and birds return to the north from their winter homes to nest, procreate, and chirp away from morning ‘til dusk.
In most parts of the country, days become longer, weather becomes milder, and many people emerge from their own winter hibernations and spend less time indoors. The warmer weather…Continue
Added by Judy Belmont on March 15, 2012 at 8:58am — No Comments
If you are an internet mompreneur who
Added by Single Rose on February 2, 2012 at 5:36pm — No Comments
Each day that I walk home from Aliya's bus stop I chat with one of my neighbors who also has a child that rides the bus with her. We basically share our thoughts on general things like life, kids and whatever we can think of for our five minute catch up as we walk home.
I work from home and I didn't have the previous day scheduled to work so me being my Martha Stewart self (I like to think so) kept myself busy. I told her how I organized Ayanna's entire closet before she came home…Continue
Added by Delicia Jenkins on January 28, 2012 at 4:48am — No Comments
PMS. We are all familiar with it. My boyfriend being the only man in the house of 4 jokingly refers to this as "Pack My Suitcase" time. However, those of us that have experienced it know that it is no joke.
Not all women will experience PMS, but many (about 75%) will experience some of the…Continue
Added by Barbara Gini on October 24, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
Do you find stress creeping up on you when you least expect (or have time for) it? We all do. We tend to view it as "just a part of life". But what we don't realize is that stress does not have to be a part of our life and is not really who we are. Tranquility and balance…Continue
Added by Barbara Gini on October 7, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Each quarter I think it's a good idea to check out my schedules and see if I need to make changes. School is back on the routine and my nephews had to get picked up from school this month. So October is really going to look different. So lets get started.
I want to make time for all of you here at…Continue
Added by jeanette ansell on September 25, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments
I get it, actually. There is something very rewarding about jotting down do-not-forget’s and to-do’s on paper. And there is an immediate, tactile satisfaction too in scratching off that “done” item and…Continue
Added by The Succulent Wife on September 13, 2011 at 7:03pm — No Comments
As summer finally begins to make itself known around here (I know, everyone else is experiencing record highs, right?), last week I found myself feeling outsmarted again by our stuff.
"OK, everyone outside."
"Wait, where's your hat?"
"Do you have sunblock on yet?"
"I don't know. Where IS the sunblock?"
"Who used the sunblock last?!"
I've said it a million times. But here it goes again. My job description oftentimes feels like it must read: 50% SAHM duties /…
Added by Jeanine Ertl on August 4, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments
So, I took a training on time management last Friday, and I am just now getting to post about it. The training itself was enjoyable, and I'll tell you some of what I learned- but first - can someone please explain to me how I'm supposed to manage time that doesn't exist?
Maybe that's a bit dramatic, but it's really how I feel this week. Too many things on my plate, all of which seem pretty important. It stresses me out and makes me feel more disorganized than I already am.…
Added by lindsay bozek on August 2, 2011 at 10:20pm — No Comments
I used to be a madwoman on the weekends. Dr. D. avoided me Saturday mornings as I rode around on my broom frantically trying to cram in as many tasks before noon as possible. As a busy working mother, I found that my weekends were consumed with catching up on all of the stuff I couldn't get done during the week -- laundry, cooking, errands, you name it. Even before…Continue
Added by Portia Mount on July 15, 2011 at 11:16am — No Comments
I've been telling my husband lately that my life is a lot like Groundhog's Day.
Monotonous. Yes. But I'm actually the one choosing to shape it that way, since it keeps everything flowing smoothly and sanely here.
My personal Groundhog's Day is complete with:
* Anticipating hunger by pre-preparing snacks.
* Thinking of meals in as far advance as I can stand, so I don't end up in a hot…
Added by Jeanine Ertl on July 7, 2011 at 2:01pm — No Comments
Hi, my name is Portia and I am a recovering good girl. I think as the oldest of three children I came to my good girl tendencies naturally. At school I studied hard, tried really hard, got good grades and helped my teachers after school. I was such a good girl that during the planning of my high school’s (unsanctioned) senior skip day I was asked to collect my classmate’s money…Continue
Added by Portia Mount on June 13, 2011 at 10:56pm — No Comments
When we moved to our new home eight months ago, I was worried. You see, our new home has no dishwasher. And I had kind of made a personal vow that I would never move to another home without a dishwasher again until all my kids had left the nest.
I love dishwashers. Matter of fact, if I had to put all my appliances in order (yes, odd, but something I've done while living without electricity in the rainforest), it would be like this:
1. Stove (Burners beat out all. Plain and…
Added by Jeanine Ertl on April 18, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
This is the second post in a series about email management. Most of us manage quite a few different email accounts which can become quite time consuming. This series is about finding way to make the process of managing multiple accounts easier.
Gmail is a very popular free email client. Many users manage multiple gmail accounts. One account may be used for shopping and online signups to decrease the amount of…Continue
Added by Lori Thayer on April 18, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments
Make email management easy by viewing all of your email accounts via the feature on the iPhone or iTouch.
These days many of us have multiple email accounts. At the minimum we have one for work and one for personal use. Most likely you have many for personal use and maybe even a couple for work. It is easy to waste a lot of time logging in and going through email in each of these different accounts.…Continue
Added by Lori Thayer on April 15, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments