The Hidden Gems of WordPress

WordPress, over 74 Million sites and growing In fact, according to WordPress, there are 87 million new posts and 44 Million new comments each month. So, why aren’t you using WordPress? Marc Guberti, the teenage entrepreneur, shares 7 Tips for Using WordPress More Effectively. With so many people using WordPress you’d think we’d know how […]

Tips For Networking In Online Groups

Membership groups come in all shapes and sizes.  One group I joined recently is still quite small, fewer than 20 members.  Just about everyone has shown themselves interested in the topic by joining in conversation.  Another group I’m part of has many hundreds of members, yet online discussions are minimal. It seems a shame to […]

Saving Time is a No-Brainer

What would you do with an extra 90 minutes in your day? Don’t tell me, get more work done. Sounds crazy right? Yet, that’s what many of us do. We save time so we can get more items checked off of our to-do lists. Let’s stop the madness! How about proactively saving time to savor […]

Surprising Myself

If you’d asked six months ago if I’d ever consider being an Uber Driver, I’d have said ‘Oh, heck no!’.  Amazingly, now it’s a fun part of my life.  It all started with a challenge to surprise myself. Read the whole story here.

Help Kids Make Smart Choices

If you didn’t teach your children the process of making a decision when they were younger, it’s not too late. It’s better to teach them now before they leave home than their having to deal with unpleasant consequences as young adults. You may want to role play with them to teach them the process. Read […]

How Bullet Journaling makes my life simpler

If I were to name one thing that makes my busy life as a homeschooling, blogging mom of 7 easier, it would be this: my beloved Bullet Journal. A little over a year ago I began keeping a Bullet Journal and it’s become a daily – no, a several times daily – habit. I wrote […]

How a Food Journal Helps You Stay On Your Diet

Over a year ago, I began keeping a food journal. I was experiencing some nagging health issues and suspected that certain foods were a trigger. Meanwhile, I began an eating plan called TrimHealthyMama in order to lose stubborn pregnancy weight after my 7th child was born. What I discovered is that keeping a food journal […]

Kick Anxiety To The Curb

Why would a top shelf Business Coach like Nicole Dean write about Anxiety? First, I’ve noticed that a lot of my friends that I network with that have online businesses have suffered from either depression or anxiety or like me, both. So, I know there are plenty of you out there. I oftentimes wonder if this […]

Why moms need self-discipline

We parents know that helping our kids develop self-discipline will help them to be happier and more successful adults. But what it the key was to start with ourselves? If we’re having trouble keeping our cool or meeting personal goals, maybe creating a few rules and habits could help us gain willpower. Read more here.

Homeschooling: on doing what works for you

Homeschooling parents have a dizzying array of educational philosophies and curriculum to choose from. It’s easy, especially as a new home educator, to lose confidence when presented with new ways of doing things. Learning how to “take what you want and leave the rest” is essential to your peace of mind and productivity as a […]