The second New Year

This time of year is akin to a second new year for parents. A new school year, new fall commitments, extracurricular activities, and an eventual change in season all make it feel like a new horizon around the bend. It gets me in the mood to reevaluate how we’re doing as a family. To start (read more…)

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Hire blog help

Back when I first signed up for that free Blogspot account, I hardly knew what a blog was. Our pastor had one, and then a dear friend started journaling her adoption process with one. I knew of no other blogs, or how to find more of them if I wanted to. When I found myself (read more…)

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6 ways to promote your home business

In my last post, I gave you five great ideas for starting a home business. Maybe you took the plunge and grabbed one of those ideas for yourself. Or, maybe you already had a business in the making and are well on your way. Now you’re ready to fling open your business doors (virtual or (read more…)

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Perfection: the thief of “good enough”

We move into our new home tomorrow, so I’ve been reminded yet again about that nasty little idol called ‘perfectionism,’ and how it just loves to rob our peace. I wrote this post at this time last year, when I was cuddling newborn Finn. Different home, same message still rings true. If you suffer from (read more…)

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The secret of success for work-at-home moms

What if I told you that there was one principle that would have the biggest impact on whether or not you’re successful as a work-at-home mom? Hint: It’s not the industry or niche you choose. It’s not the structure of your business or what trade organizations you join. It’s not even the people you network (read more…)

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