Finding Balance As A Work At Home Mom

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I sat here tonight planning out my week and felt totally overwhelmed! Then a word came to mind: balance. "Balance is a state of equilibrium or equipoise; equal distribution of weight, amount, etc. or the mental steadiness or emotional stability; habit of calm behavior, judgment, etc." Dictonary.com I have been a full time "work outside the home mom" and I have been a full time "stay at home … [Read more...]

Follow Your Heart! My Work From Home Journey

Recently I have had many friends ask how to do what I do and work from home. I decided I would write a personal post to give you all a little insight into my journey to "follow my heart." You can work from home. It is not easy but you can do it! I started this blog in January 2010 as a way to help me save money, share my money saving tips, search for and share deals and get my life financially … [Read more...]

Tailoring a Business Around Family: Schedule, Space & Situation (Working From Home)

Earlier this week I shared with you the fabulous book from Amber Carter, Money-Makin’ Mama: How to Generate a Steady Income as a Stay-at-Home Mom . I told you how much I loved her tips on organizing and prioritizing. So I am so excited to share this guest post with you from Amber. She is sharing more ideas on how to make being a work at home mom WORK! When you are done be sure to go enter to win a … [Read more...]

How to Use Ebay : How to Make Money On Kids’ Old Clothes Part One

Ideas for making money from old kids clothing Part One How to Use Ebay to sell kids clothing I start Spring Cleaning early! I start in January! After all the new clothes and toys are unpacked from Christmas I always go through and clean out the old clothes. I always have bags full of clothing. I used to bag them and put them in the garage for "giving away." The problem is I never gave them away. … [Read more...]

I’m A Mom Smiling Though Tears As Kindergarten Nears

I can not believe it is true! Monday morning we start a new chapter in our lives. My oldest child, my little girl, starts kindergarten. I just can not believe that 5 years have past and the big day is almost here. This is just one of the many 1st we will experience in her life but wow it is a biggie for this mom! How did we get here? Seems like just yesterday we were celebrating the first smile, … [Read more...]

A Fun & Free Way To Help Kids With Chores and Get Rewarded! (My Job Chart)

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If you are a busy parent like we then you are likely always looking for ways to make life a little easier! What if you could make your life and your kids chore assignments easier? No more sticker charts, chalkboards and all the other neat things I have  tried. They always fail because they end up taking up to much time or the kids are not excited about them. BUT now there is an awesome FREE … [Read more...]

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