Where is the Tooth Fairy when you need her……..
I will not be winning any parent of the year awards. The Tooth Fairy is going to report me and there will forever be a black mark against my name. As a working mum I should be in the running but that has now been completed obliterated. Read more... (710 words, 1 image, estimated 2:50 mins reading time)
I have always struggled with the idea that anger is a bad emotion. Our emotions seem to get categorised as good and bad. A happy emotion are considered good and an unhappy emotion are somehow considered bad.
Labelling anger as a bad emotion suggests that it is not okay to get angry. Somehow we are supposed to keep these ‘bad’ emotions in check. Throughout our lives we are consistently told: ”Don’t get angry”, “Don’t be angry”, “Stop being angry”, “Life’s too short to be angry”. Read more... (1046 words, 1 image, estimated 4:11 mins reading time)
Superwoman – The Modern Day Working Mum
Who is Superwoman?
As a modern day working Mum I have been on a quest. I am the mother of two primary school aged children. A wife to a man who has his own company which presents it owns demands and for which I do the bookkeeping. I am a housekeeper – I cook, clean, organise, plan ahead and keep the household on course. I work. I have a career as a Senior Executive and manage a team of people in a very demanding environment. The hours at times are horrendous (people in my office joke that I work until ‘stupid-o’clock’ most nights). I am a friend, a daughter, a sister etc. I do try to fit in social time amongst everything I need to get done. I also do a number of hours working from home on websites and writing blogs! Read more... (1934 words, 2 images, estimated 7:44 mins reading time)
Before you run out and buy everything in Office Depot or Walmart for your new home office, you need to stop and evaluate your needs. Many new work at home moms are so focused on getting their office set up, they never think about the things they absolutely need, such as the right computer, phone equipment, headsets, fax machine, scanner, copier, or an all-in-one machine. Also, office supplies can be overlooked as well. May WAH mothers forget to purchase extra ink or toner, and paper. Your home office should be comfortable and reflect you, but you have to be sure it functions properly. Read more... (412 words, 2 images, estimated 1:39 mins reading time)
If you are a beginner in the work at home field, there are plenty of opportunities for moms. You can start your own business, become a freelance writer, data entry work, customer service work, virtual assistance positions, sales, and much more. Being a work at home mommy does not consist of stuffing envelopes or paying someone to get to make earrings or doll hair anymore. They work industry has changed and more and more businesses are looking to fill their needs with personal outside of the office. This has opened a whole new world of opportunity for many moms to feel like they can have it all; the time with their family and a successful career. Below are some of the opportunities available to you. Read more... (410 words, 2 images, estimated 1:38 mins reading time)
For any married couple that has been together longer than a few years know it takes work to have a happy and healthy marriage. Even if you married your soul mate, there are still going to be times you wish you had never met them. All the cute idiosyncrasies that you once loved and thought were so cute and endearing, will begin to get on your every nerve. Some days you may even contemplate ending the marriage. However, with the help of a few secrets to keep your marriage healthy from others who have been there, you too can have a long happy marriage. Read more... (429 words, 2 images, estimated 1:43 mins reading time)