Did I really fail as a mom?
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Did I really fail as a mom?

I failed as a mom Failure in life is inevitable it seems. But without failure, there would be no success. I would argue, in fact, that in order to succeed and move forward; sometimes you have to fail. Coming to terms with the fact that you’ve failed is not always easy and I am one of those people who hate to admit that they’ve failed. Perhaps that’s why the realization hit me so hard during a conversation that I had with Kyle on Christmas of 2015. This conversation started so simply as I was discussing my plans for the next three years in terms of working at home. It was during a more heated part of the conversation that I realized that I was failing…

3 Realistic Ways For Busy Moms To Use a To-Do List

3 Realistic Ways For Busy Moms To Use a To-Do List

As a mom of young kids, it is sometimes literally impossible to keep up with all the things I need to get done. Doctors appointments, paying bills on time, keeping the house clean…that’s just a few of the things that I ALWAYS have on my mind. So when you have all of that swirling around, it can get a bit chaotic. BUT when you use a To Do list – your life will change. Get ready! What happens when you make a to do list What’s the answer to complete mommy overwhelm? A simple To Do List. A REALISTIC To Do List. That means it is a bare-bones list of all the things you need to do. Don’t over-complicate things here. It’s really just a…

How WAHMS Can Utilize Zeqr

How WAHMS Can Utilize Zeqr

Have you heard of Zeqr? It’s is a new global knowledge hub set to change¬†how people across the world exchange information. Zeqr allows experts in any field to create classes and deliver their knowledge via one-to-one live video sessions to those seeking their advice. And thanks to Blog Meets Brand for the opportunity to try out this service as an expert. Yes, you read that right. I used the “E” word. But that’s how I had to approach this because Zeqr is looking for the experts. It’s something that I’ve been hesitant to embrace. That was until I realized that maybe I do have some areas of expertise. Parenting Parenting an autistic child Balancing work/life (working on that) Self care Fitness/Wellness at home (for the…

June 2016 Income and Traffic Report + Goals for July

June 2016 Income and Traffic Report + Goals for July

Can you believe that it’s already July? This year is half over and while part of me feels incredibly accomplished… there’s a part of me that knows that I still have so much to do! I was never one to fully buy into the “summer slump” when it came to blogging. And though my numbers are down from last month, I’m not too concerned. That said, I’m going to follow the same format as I did last month. You can read my past income reports (though only last month’s included traffic) and I’m also going to review/recap my traffic from the beginning of the year to the end of this month. Income and Expenses for June June saw my first payment from Mediavine and payments…

May 2016 Income and Traffic Report + Goals for June

May 2016 Income and Traffic Report + Goals for June

Okay, so while I’ve been sporadic with posting my monthly goals (May Goals & February Goals), I also haven’t posted an income report since February… which was really the income report for January. I would love to tell you that this is more of a priority for me, but it isn’t. Yes, I do enjoy sharing and I enjoy answering any questions… so maybe that will give me the motivation I need. Anyway. From here one out, when I remember to do them, these reports will be broken down as such: Previous month’s income received and expenses out Previous month’s traffic Goals for next month So let’s get started! Income Earned and Expenses for May I’d love to tell you that May was an average…

Budget Friendly Work at Home Ideas for Moms

Budget Friendly Work at Home Ideas for Moms

Working at home is not a new concept though how it’s done has changed over the years. With the increasing number of people on the internet and actively using social media; working at home has evolved. Now it’s possible to do almost any sort of job from home. But what about stay at home moms who want to work from home? True, one of the reasons that moms (or dads) choose to stay at home is to reduce expenses on things like daycare. But who’s to say that they also can’t make extra money from home? Today, I want to start exploring work at home ideas for moms (and dads) that almost anyone can do. Budget Friendly Work at Home Ideas for Moms One of…