Rebooting and redirecting my career with a series of proposed…
I used to make a lot of money, though I didn't realize it at the time. That 20/20 hindsight can really burn some days. I was doing really well for myself and for my family financially, but I wasn't happy. I wasn't in love with my job anymore, and I tried to compensate by spending the money I was making. Writing at Starbucks, yoga, the gym, spas, masks, and spoiling my family. When we found out we were expecting another little one, I decided I needed to make a change. I know…
Trying to plan a birthday party with 3 kids running around is rough. Today, I am sharing my planning methods that help me to be stress free and enjoy the planning process!
My daughter is turning 5 this December. I plan birthday parties months ahead of time because I get everything done without worrying about spending too much all at once, not finding certain decorations or anything I need at our local stores, making sure I order what I need with enough time to get here and send back…Continue
Added by Celeste Avina-Wilson on August 27, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments
When I was little, I had a stay-at-home Mom. She was home to give me a snack after school, took care of me when I was sick and spent hours devoting time to the PTA and the community to make a better life for us. (Thanks, Mom!) My Dad worked long hours, spent time working on the yard on the weekends and drove us to family functions on the weekends. (Thanks, Dad!)…
Added by Lauren Markman on June 11, 2014 at 6:38am — No Comments
It's no secret that parenting is hands-down one of THE hardest jobs on the planet. There are days when you love it and days when you want to turn in your notice and walk right out the door. The pay is…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on March 13, 2014 at 10:01am — No Comments
Moms, we know the value of our role within our families. Although some days I find myself drifting to sleep feeling guilty about my growing disdain for housework, about losing my patience with the kids, about not being very proficient in the kitchen. Children, especially little ones don’t really have any idea about what moms do all day. And, for the most part they probably don’t really care. Which is okay. They are little. Moms are sort of like magic elves that work out of…Continue
Added by Jennifer Wennig on February 6, 2014 at 2:41pm — No Comments
Some of my favorite television shows are those set in the workplace. I love getting a sneak peek into worlds I haven’t experienced. And, since I haven’t worked regularly in an office for many years, I’m fascinated by the dynamics between the characters. Now, I know this is fiction. A lawyer or editor on a TV show is going to be exaggerated, dramatized, too snarky or silly or just plain scary (like Glenn Close’s character on Damage). We are looking for entertainment…Continue
Rebooting and redirecting my career with a series of proposed…
Added by Jennifer Wennig on January 30, 2014 at 10:05am — No Comments
No not me. This chick, Amy Glass.
This article popped up on my newsfeed this morning and as Luke was tossing his bananas and cereal onto the dogs back I thought, what a lovely morning read, lets see what she has to say...
One paragraph in and I was both giggling to myself at the stupidity of it all and just letting her words fuel my hate fire for her…Continue
Added by Lindsey Goggin on January 24, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
With a new forum to share my ever so exciting adventures of mommyhood, I would like to give you all the skinny on my background. I am Amanda and I reside in a small town in east central Indiana with my amazing husband Ross, our amazing almost two year old Jackson and our three dogs. We are expecting baby number two by February third!
My husband works for a machine sales company and I graduated with my paralegal degree last spring and worked as a paralegal for a very short time…Continue
Added by Amanda Crabill on December 27, 2013 at 10:01am — No Comments
Have you ever thought about becoming a Work At Home Mom (WAHM)? I thought about it long and hard the day I sat down and calculated how many students I had suspended, and how many had been arrested in just one week. When my daughter was born I took one look at her and knew that I had to figure something out fast.
Now back to my question. Have you ever dreamt of a job…Continue
Added by Gabriella Lassiter on September 13, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Prepare all of your meals ahead of time and freeze them. You will be amazed at how much time you will save each week. Here is a collection of freezer cooking tips and recipes that will definitely make your life easier! It may seem like a lot to do at first, but you will thank yourself the next time you come home exhausted and all you have to do is go to your freezer and grab a container.
These recipes explain how to season your meals prior to freezing for a tasty outcome. If you are a…Continue
Added by Gabriella Lassiter on September 8, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments
The summers seem to be getting hotter and hotter each year. It is not always possible to avoid a pregnancy during the summer months, if not more mom’s would avoid it. If you do end up pregnant during the summer months, you can expect that it will feel hotter outside than a normal summer due to your growing belly. A pregnant mom during…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on June 14, 2013 at 4:20pm — No Comments
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
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** Mother's Day should really be Mother's Weekend.
** My brain is on MAJOR end-of-the-school-year overload.
** Warm weather just makes ya wanna eat ice…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 17, 2013 at 10:43am — No Comments
I'm out of Cherry Coke. In fact, I'm out of any kind of pop besides my husband's Mountain Dew super blue beverage that I refuse to drink. Normally, being out of Cherry Coke wouldn't be a huge deal. Target is just a quick trip down the road. The thing about being out of Cherry Coke today is that it's 14 degrees outside.
I've been a stay (and work)-at-home mom now for almost a year and a half. Up to that point I had your average 9 to 5 type job which meant getting up early every day…
Added by Kimberly Clay on February 20, 2013 at 11:25am — No Comments
Wonderful Wednesday – it is wonderful to stay positive and focused while on the job search.
Each Wonderful Wednesday throughout the month of December has been dedicated to dealing with what you should do if you find yourself out of work unexpectedly. In previous weeks, I wrote about adjusting your budget, using…Continue
Added by Janeane Davis on December 26, 2012 at 12:14pm — No Comments
I don't make my local TV news anchor salary anymore, but apparently I'm "worth more" now that I'm a stay at home mom!
Would love your thoughts on today's Mommy Talk Show topic "If Stay at Home Moms Got Paid a Salary..."
Read the post…Continue
Sure, you know how to fight germs at home, but you may feel powerless to help keep your kids germ-free during school hours.
Take heart – SaniPortables, hand sanitizer packets are simple and small enough to slip in a backpack, can be a great way to help kids fight off illness-causing germs throughout the school year.…Continue
Added by Jane G Smith on October 8, 2012 at 10:59am — No Comments