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Simple Marketing Things You Can Do Yourself

Add your website address to EVERYTHING. Your email signature, letterhead, invoices, business cards, giveaway items, forum signatures, Facebook profile (and all social media), voicemail message… anywhere you can think of. Create a listing on Google Places. All you have to … Continue reading

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How to Have a Website Designed

Some clients come to me with no idea what kind of website they want. They just know that they NEED one. Which is true, but your website needs to be carefully suited to your business. Sometimes precious weeks are wasted … Continue reading

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Kids Need “Alone” Time Too

I’ve read questions and comments on forums from moms who are about to have their second child and they don’t know what to do because they’re their first child’s best playmate. I don’t believe that a mom should be her … Continue reading

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Have a Workable Workspace

I was talking to another mom recently and, as sometimes comes up, I mentioned that I work at home. She said that she had tried it but kept getting distracted by everything else there was to do around the house. … Continue reading

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Love Your Work

I know it’s not an option for everybody, but enjoying your work makes it much easier to keep going when you have very little time to yourself. For me it’s web design. I love doing it. When I don’t have … Continue reading

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Multitasking Can Be Your Best Tool

Some people say “Never multitask! It makes you LESS efficient!” To that I say, “You’re just not doing it right.” With planning and executed in an organized way, multitasking gets work done efficiently, leaving you more time for yourself and … Continue reading

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It Takes Two

There are a lot of factors that have allowed me to successfully work from home, but the number one, without a doubt is my husband. We’re partners in every way, when he’s home he’s as much “on” for chores and … Continue reading

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A ‘Green’ Sticker Chart

Ok, I’m not taking responsibility for the sticker chart idea itself, but I just didn’t want to 1) waste a sheet of paper every week, 2) go through a pack of stickers every week and 3) get stuck with all … Continue reading

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Keeping Track of TV Time

When you’re working, it can be hard to stick to the two-hour maximum for TV/computer time. I sometimes get so focused on my work that more than an hour will pass before I realize that Megan’s STILL playing on the … Continue reading

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A ‘Toy Bungie’

I don’t know, maybe there’s a better name for it. When working with a baby on your lap, bending over to pick up dropped toys is a constant frustration. I was getting so tired of it one day that I … Continue reading

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