Work At Home Mom Issues

Let’s face it. There are certain issues that other business owners and telecommuters don’t face. But we as work at home moms get it. We’ve all had the blow up with the family member who thinks we need to “get a real job”. The kids who think nothing of interrupting you at your desk because they never seem to remember that you’re working? We’ve been there. The babysitter canceling out an hour before you’re due on the most important conference call you’ve had during your career? Yep, we’ve scrambled during that crisis too. And we’ve definitely looked around our houses and thought “wow, where did this mess come from?” and felt overwhelmed with everything on our plates. Below you’ll find advice on how to deal with the situations you face each day that are specific to being a work at home mom.

I’m Just Going to Do One More Thing…

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How many times have you said that while working on your business? I’m willing to bet all the money in my pocket that you’ve said it a lot. Probably more than you even realize you’re doing. When you’re at home it’s so easy to say “I’ll just do this one other thing and then we’ll […]

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Who To Trust in Internet Marketing

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Having been an online marketer for 8 years now, I’ve fallen for my fair share of “this product is the new greatest thing” emails. When I am introduced at local meetups as an “expert” in my field, people always start asking me if I know X, Y, and Z marketers because they are supposedly the […]

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Combining Work and Pleasure

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One of the things that I love most about my job is that I often cannot tell if I am doing something for fun or as part of my job. There are definitely a lot of things about my job that I do not love (customer service issues, running reports, upgrading plugins, etc). But I’ve […]

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5 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for the Work at Home Mom

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February 14th is approaching fast and while most women love flowers and chocolates, a work at home mom will likely appreciate the more “productive” kind of gifts. If you’re searching for inspiration for a gift for the WAHM in your life, you might find some below. Spa Day Wait, I just said productive gifts, right? […]

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WAHM-WHAD Podcast With Work At Home Dad Joshua Belland

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WAHMoms/WAHDads hosts Deborah Carney and Karen Garcia are joined by work at home dad Joshua Belland. Tell us a little about yourself: I am a 26 year old stay at home father that works from home with a 2 year old son. I used to be a salesmen in a more corporate setting where my […]

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WAHM-WHAD Podcast With Shannon Peebles

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WAHMoms/WAHDads host Deborah Carney is joined by guest Shannon Peebles. Tell us a little about yourself: I have been working from home for almost five years. My children are 6, 4, and 1.5. I do interview/teleseminar/webinar transcription and some virtual assistant work. I decided to start working from home because I wanted to be in […]

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WAHM-WHAD Podcast With Gina Baker

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WAHMoms/WAHDads host Deborah Carney is joined by guest Gina Baker. Tell us a little about yourself: I work during the day as a Nurse Informaticist with electronic health information exchange. I am able to work from home part time, attending meetings remotely and doing a lot of thinking on how to solve our quest of […]

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WAHM-WHAD Podcast With Joy Light @JoySilk

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WAHMoms/WAHDads host Deborah Carney is joined by guest Joy Light. Tell us a little about yourself: I was born and raised in Reading Pennsylvania, the eldest daughter. My dad, Pat, takes credit for my pretty name, Kristin Joy Light (I have gone by my middle name since about age 28). I became interested in silk […]

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Are You Intentionally Stressing Yourself Out?

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When we’re trying to get things off the ground it can be stressful. When we reach a growth point and we want to expand it can be stressful. When we’re running a business it can be stressful. All of those things are perfectly normal and probably equal to the stress that one might encounter at […]

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WAHM-WHAD Podcast With John Leishman

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WAHMoms/WAHDads host Deborah Carney is joined by guest John Leishman. Tell us a little about yourself: I have been a business owner since finishing school at the age of 22. I really enjoy technology and the benefits that it can yield when employed properly. I am on my 5th business right now and I love […]

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