Want to work from home? Work smart, not just hard.

When I started Simple Mom in early 2008, I didn’t intend for it to become a full-fledged career path. I saw it more as a creative outlet with a possibly to fund my coffee habit. Never in a million years would I guess it would become my platform for writing and providing a sizable portion (read more…)

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Want to work from home? Find your routine.

Pepper, our new kitten, is figure-eighting around my ankles as I sit at my desk. Finn isn’t far away, exploring every nook and cranny of the floor. I’m also giving Tate a spelling test in a few minutes; she’s at her table behind me, practicing her list of words. I hear Reed somewhere in the (read more…)

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5 business ideas for work-at-home wannabes

A few months ago, I wrote about the nine essential steps for building a home business that works and touched on how to choose a business based on your work experience, talents, personality, children and passions. You see, after starting three successful home businesses over the past decade, I know firsthand that working from home (read more…)

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Interested in a blogging 101 webinar?

The past week, I’ve been writing about writing. Well, more like writing about working from home (which for me, happens to be writing). I love all the feedback, the comments, and the tips you’ve shared along the way, and I’ve truly enjoyed pulling back the curtain a bit to show you how I work. So (read more…)

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Want to work from home? Make it a family business, not YOUR business.

It’s hard to know where to start answering your questions about my writing process and how I balance parenting with working from home. You’ve asked some great questions, and I’ve got some answers for you. But I don’t have all the answers. And, everyone’s situation in life is different, so I don’t want to share (read more…)

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