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Does My Child Need Preschool?

Does My Child Need Preschool?

It used to be that Kindergarten was the great evening agent – it leveled the playing field as much as possible for children before they entered 1st grade. Those were in the days where kindergarten was half-days, at most, and it consisted of fairy tales, building blocks, and finger paints. Now these traditional kindergarten activities […]

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7 Reasons Why You Should Not Be a Work-at-Home-Mom

7 Reasons Why You Should Not Be a Work-at-Home-Mom

The Life of WAHMs Uncovered After more years than I can count, I think I finally consider myself to be a bonified work-at-home mom. And I love it. But that doesn’t mean that this gig is for everyone, or that there aren’t days when I consider what a “normal” life might look like if I […]

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How Can I Work From Home?

How Can I Work From Home?

Formulas for Making Working at Home Work Are you caught in the middle of motherhood and a career? Maybe loving staying home with the kids but needing or wanting to bring in a fairly regular paycheck without going back to work outside of the home? I was in your shoes for several years – staying […]

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Don’t Clean Out Your Wallet

Don’t Clean Out Your Wallet

Save Money and More on Homemade Cleaning Supplies If you believe the commercials on television, your home will twinkle and shine as long as you buy the right products, in the new and improved formulas of floor cleaners, toilet scrubbers, and kitchen disinfectants. If you live in reality (or a home like mine), it takes […]

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8 Signs You’re Crazy

8 Signs You’re Crazy

Or Crazy Enough to Be a Work-at-Home Mom Kids can be tiny balls of honesty – rolling downhill sometimes at breakneck speeds and crashing through everything in their path. So when I hear my kids talk about me to others – I listen – because it is probably going to be an honest assessment of […]

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3 Organization Secrets for WAHMs

3 Organization Secrets for WAHMs

Work-at-home-moms require a special, super-hero-like talent: organization beyond belief. If you are considering working from home there is one thing that surpasses almost any other aspect in order for you to become a successful WAHM. If you are already undertaking this adventure, you know that organization is essential for accomplishing a smidgeon of what you […]

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Tips for Summer Savings

Tips for Summer Savings

For Stay-at-Home and Work-at-Home Moms Kids crave and devour the freedom and fun of summer, but parents sometimes grimace at the extra expenses summer brings. If you are a stay-at-home mom or work-at-home mom you might notice a sharp rise in expenses now that the kids are exploring all of their summertime options. You can […]

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Challenges of Summer Vacation for Work-at-Home Moms

Challenges of Summer Vacation for Work-at-Home Moms

School is out for the summer… now what? For children it can be one of their favorite times of year – summer vacation – but for parents it can mean stress over how to keep the kids busy, safe, and away from the video games 8 hours each day. If you’re a work-at-home mom or […]

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10 Ways to Keep Kids Busy

10 Ways to Keep Kids Busy

While You Work at Home Stand on top of an exercise ball, balance a fish bowl on your head, and hold one leg out while you play the piano with your toes. This is what it can feel like to be a work-at-home mom when the kids are running through the house. But there are […]

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7 Ways for Moms to Manage Stress

7 Ways for Moms to Manage Stress

No matter how organized or effective we feel we are, moms need to find ways to break away from the responsibilities of work and remember who we are. We are women with precariously balanced loads of projects, activities, and things for which we are accountable. Not to mention those people in our lives who make […]

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