24 Help Time Management Tips for Busy Moms

Ever feel like there aren't enough hours in one day? I get you. I totally do. Time management is a tricky thing. When I started on my work-at-home journey, the biggest struggle I had was time management. I don't have regular working hours. Sure, I don't have to commute, but being a work-at-home mom means I am also in charge of keeping the household running while keeping my business up and running at the same time. ...more
EmilySeamone Thanks for sharing!more

I Log Every Single Thing I Eat. Here's Why.

I've gotten a lot of questions about how I maintain my weight and what kind of diet I follow, so today we're going to talk a little about logging food and how it works for me and might (or might not) work for you....more
Great job finding out what works for you! I'm maintaining a 50lb loss and I do it with IF, but ...more

Why My Professor Gave Me an Extension: The Best Excuse Ever

Yesterday I read 10 Best Excuses Not to Do Something, written by Carol Graham of the blog Battered Hope. At the end, she asked her readers a question, “What is the best excuse you have heard or the best one you have ever given?” This triggered a memory for me....more
Beats "The dog ate my homework" by a mile! :)more

Before #BlogHer14, I'm going on vacation ALONE

In anticipation of the assumed chaos that will be #BlogHer14, I flew across the country a couple of days early to be alone.  And to write.  And to think.  And to be alone.   And to write more.  Plus, I knew that it would be crazy to fly 3000 miles just to sit in conference rooms for three days.So, today is my first day completely alone.  This is the first time in my life that I’ve ever done something like this.  Usually, someone is waiting for me on the other end of my trip or I plan to meet quickly....more

Does Material Wealth Define You?

A couple of weeks ago on a 'currently' post (here), I touched on my struggle with materialism, it was so well received and so many of you were able to relate that it has inspired me to share my feelings on materialism a bit more in depth. ...more
That's kind of how I feel too. I want my kids to have good experiences, not material possessionsmore

Dealing with Negative People? I Recommend the 2:1 Rule

We all know how much negative people drain us of our emotional energy and overall happiness. Sometimes we can’t avoid them, such as in the work place or public places, but there are ways to handle them that keeps their undesirable vibes at bay.Negative Nancy and Pessimist Peter, meet my 2:1 Rule....more

24 Help Time Management Tips for Busy Moms

Ever feel like there aren't enough hours in one day? I get you. I totally do. Time management is a tricky thing. When I started on my work-at-home journey, the biggest struggle I had was time management. I don't have regular working hours. Sure, I don't have to commute, but being a work-at-home mom means I am also in charge of keeping the household running while keeping my business up and running at the same time. ...more
EmilySeamone Thanks for sharing!more

Dear Dr. Romance: You're giving advice on what YOU consider normal

Dear Dr. Romance:Thank you for your free articles, you have a lot of good stuff in there. A couple of the girls at work and I read your articles and get a good laugh. You're giving advice assuming that our lives are what YOU consider normal. You have a good job, make good money, live in a nice house, wear nice clothes, probably have good make-up, have access to good transportation, and so on. If I had all that, I wouldn't have a problem dating....more

3 Ways to Keep Faith Alive Between Sundays (with Kids)

The Edel Gathering is this weekend and there were some of us who couldn't attend, as much as we would have loved it! Rita over at The Catholic Review: Open Window thought it would be great to host a blog hop wherein we'd have a virtual conference! I loved the idea and thought to share how I keep the faith alive between Sundays, with kids. I'll admit it, I don't always do a bang up job each week. Because work.You'll see what I mean....more

7 Reasons You Should Take Better Care of Yourself

I was 22.Like many young women in their twenties, I got out of college with big hopes and big dreams. I moved to a new city, broke out of my five-year college relationship and got my first "real" job.I was partying like I was still in college and everything seemed great... for a while....more

Gratitude Linkup - Week of 7/20/14

One of the best ways to have perspective, for me, is to remember the things I'm grateful for. There have been times when I've gotten stuck in negativity that I've done a quick gratitude list (in my head or with another) and started on the path of releasing that negativity. Gratitude lists help me to remember what's beautiful and to remain present in my life.Each week, Laurel Regan's Gratitude linkup over at Alphabet Salad is a way for me to share a few of the things I'm grateful for with others....more

Is Your Customer Service Policy Killing You?

Is Your Customer Service Policy Killing You?By Andrea Feinberg | Coaching Insight LLChttp://wobcmagazine.com/viewarticle.aspx?smid=6265&aid=26948#wobcmagazine...more