4 Reasons to Say ‘Goodbye’ to the 9-5

Are you considering working from home, but aren’t sure if you would be able to remain productive?Many people incorrectly assume working from home means lounging around in pajamas, watching Netflix, and munching on pizza all day. Freelancers often receive comments like, “Oh, you’re so lucky you get to sit at home all day!” and “I wish I could just sit in bed all day, too!”...more

How to Stay Active When Working From Home

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Tips to Help You Work From Home

When I was in the 6th grade, my mom pulled my twin brother and I from public school and home schooled us until we graduated high school. I know many of you must think that it was awesome to be in my pajamas and hang out at home all day, but my mother was a tough teacher and had us on a strict schedule. We got up at 7:30 a.m. every morning, got dressed (no PJ's), had breakfast and school started promptly at 8 a.m. It sucked at the time, especially since some of my other home schooled friends got to stay in their PJ's and sleep in, but now I'm grateful for it....more

Are Freelancing Websites Worth the Time and Effort?

 Freelancing is a very brave choice for a work at home mom, but also can be a great and rewarding thing as well.  Working on your own terms, being home for your children and having that flexibility is something that we all dream of, right?...more

How to Work From Home Without Becoming a Recluse

One of the BIGGEST challenges I face when working from home is staying social. It is so easy to just get lost in your work - before you know it your weekend is gone and you haven’t seen anyone outside of your immediate family for three days. And I know for a fact that this is an issue that a lot of businesswomen deal with. The National Women’s Business Council found that 88.3% of women-owned businesses were non-employer, so the owner is the only employee. And there’s nothing wrong with that!...more

I should have been a Millennial

Inspired by NaBloPoMo writing prompt for Thursday, July 10, 2014: Do you think you were born in the "right" decade, or do you feel like you belong to a different time period? ...more

How to Keep from Getting Distracted When You’re a Work at Home Mom

Being able to work from your domicile is such a blessing when you’re a mama. You can still get that paycheck you’re accustomed to and you get to spend a good part of the day, if not all day, with the kids too. Quality time aside though, it's still easy to get, and stay, distracted from the work you need to be doing. The next time you feel like your focus is pulling away from the job at hand, keep these tips in mind to stay on task when working from home.Get dressed for work. ...more

working from home moms

take advantage of this tricky position you are in...yes tricky because the laundry is calling you when you're trying to work and work is calling you when you're folding laundry. its a disciplined practice.but i say take advantage!design your own schedule!yes! you can design your schedule!...more

How I Balance Working From Home With 3 Kids...

here's a day in the life {working from home}...more
Great post Krystina! I'm working from home as well and have not found that good balance yet. ...more