Is It Time to Get Up from Your Desk?

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(This post calls for some audience participation, so get ready for it.) Working from home it seems that I either spend all of my time at my desk or none of it. On the weekends I try not to go into my office at all to preserve some of the “space” between my work and […]

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Breaking the Pajamas All Day Rut and Dressing Like a Grownup

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Working from home has it’s advantages, like not having to get dressed to go to work in the morning. It’s kind of a nice perk. I’ll be the first to admit that I gladly stay in my PJs until noon, then I can shower in the afternoon after the hot water tank has recovered from […]

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Learning to Say “Thank You”

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Last week I posted on my Facebook wall asking how many people still taught their kids to write thank you cards. There was a mixed bag of responses. Some families still write them for anything. Some write them only when the gift is opened out of the presence of the gift giver. Some didn’t write […]

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Handy in a Jiffy: Quick Household Improvements in 15 Minutes or Less

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Whether you’re busily working or taking care of the family, it’s just downright hard to make time for household projects. But they must be done – at least every now and then. Believe it or not, there are plenty of small repairs you can tackle around the house in about fifteen minutes or less. You […]

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Make Your Resolutions and Goals for the New Year SMART

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I gave up on making resolutions way back when I was a kid, because I realized all those New Years Resolutions the grown ups were making didn’t last very long. Heck, sometimes you were lucky to see them last to the end of the first week. Goals seemed to be the way to go for […]

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Swimsuits in the Snow (Or: Not Planning Ahead)

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This weekend I took a picture of my kids in the snow holding their brand new swimsuits that we just bought at Target. I thought that it would be a funny picture showing the juxtaposition of the weather and what we were shopping for. The more I thought about it, it was actually a snapshot […]

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Seven Ideas for Spinning that Spare Room into Financial Freedom

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Are you wondering what to do with a newly spare room in your home? Whether your child has left for college or a relative who needed a place to stay has moved out, it can be hard to decide how to make use of a vacant room. But imagine how much money would be going […]

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5 Ways You Can Finish An eBook Before Christmas Break

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The end of the year is creeping up fast. The reality is that many of us don’t have nearly as much work time as we’d like in the last two weeks of the year with holidays and family time and visiting and maybe even an actual vacation, so really the “business year” is almost over. […]

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Tutoring and Music Teaching: Two Great Home Based Careers

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At first, deciding to find a career from home can prove more than a little overwhelming. But as you examine your skills and hear of new and creative ways to run a business, the situation becomes less daunting. If you are still in the brainstorming phase of becoming a work at home mom, here are […]

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Playroom Projects for You and Your Child

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Multitasking is a must-have skill for any work-at-home parent, since attentions often become divided among paid projects, household chores, and the supervision of little ones. But when an assignment requires your full focus, separating yourself from the little ones can be tricky business. In order to finish your work, it’s important to have a place […]

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