Category: Work

Why this Mom Can’t Wait for Maternity Leave to End

Why this Mom Can’t Wait for Maternity Leave to End

  Why I Can’t Wait for my Maternity Leave to End Becoming a mother was one of the most incredible moments of my life. I mean, Superman may be able to fly and Spider-Man may be able to shoot webs from his hands, but me? I make people – that’s my superpower! I’ve come to realize over the course of my maternity leave with my little one that while I have made this incredible, beautiful, sometimes stinky little person, I don’t have to stop being me. And the part of me that remembers what it was like to not smell […]

Posted September 5, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Working Mom, / 1 Comment
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with an Amazon Seller

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with an Amazon Seller

I am enjoying interviewing professionals about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Keri, who runs an Amazon Store called Born Cute and is working on a blog, Keri Keeps Up. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? My name is Keri, and I am a self-declared Mom Boss. When I was seventeen, I had my first baby. Obviously, this is something that can really define the direction of a person’s life. I had always planned to go on and […]

Posted August 22, 2017 by Julie in Work, / 1 Comment
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with B&B Owner

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with B&B Owner

I am enjoying interviewing professionals about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Jeanetta, owner of La Terraza Guest House B&B. She started the Bed and Breakfast in Costa Rica with her husband after he retired from the Army. She currently still runs the B&B with her son. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I own a wonderful B&B in Costa Rica. During our travels after retirement, we stayed at this wonderful B&B twice where on both visits the […]

Posted August 16, 2017 by Julie in Work, / 1 Comment
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Baby Sleep Consultant Nicole

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Baby Sleep Consultant Nicole

I am enjoying interviewing professionals about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Nicole from The Baby Sleep Site. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? Many, many moons ago, I obtained my MBA and kept my career focused in computer programming, which was my life for a long time.  Once my husband and I had our first child, though, things got very interesting. By interesting, I mean foggy and blurry and not knowing if I was coming or […]

Posted August 9, 2017 by Julie in Parenting, Sponsored, Work, / 0 Comments
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Handling Office Stress During That Time of the Month

Handling Office Stress During That Time of the Month

  Being on your period is never fun and when you’re at work it’s that much more annoying. Here are some ways your day can be made easier during that uncomfortable time of the month. Drink loads of water You should be drinking minimum 8 glasses of water every day to avoid feeling cranky and sluggish during the day. When on your period you’re low on energy as it is, not having enough water will only make it worse. Women generally feel weakness when on their period due to the loss of blood, not having enough water will only make […]

Posted August 3, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, Working Mom, / 1 Comment
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Magnolia Marketing Group owner Amanda

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Magnolia Marketing Group owner Amanda

I am enjoying interviewing professionals about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with social media marketer Amanda, who runs Magnolia Marketing Group. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? My main business is Magnolia Marketing Group- my Social Media Marketing Firm. I started about 18 months ago, by handling the social media marketing for my husband’s recruiting firm. So many of his small business and consulting colleagues noticed the strides we were making in social media marketing and wanted to […]

Posted July 31, 2017 by Julie in Work, / 0 Comments
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Mommy Home Manager

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Mommy Home Manager

I am enjoying interviewing professionals about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Lexie of Mommy Home Manager.   Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? My husband and I are partners in a direct sales wine company (Direct Cellars). Our club members sign up for a subscription through our website. They chose either red wine, white wine, or both and if they want 2 bottles or 4 bottles. Then expertly chosen, craft wine is delivered straight to their […]

Posted July 17, 2017 by Julie in Work, / 1 Comment
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with an Industrial Designer

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with an Industrial Designer

I am enjoying interviewing professionals about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with an industrial designer, Priscilla, who started a business called Multiwear. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I work as an industrial designer and I was designing for other people and after kids, I started to see a need for products for moms like myself. I just dabbled with designing them and then eventually decided to try having them made after asking my mom friends if they liked […]

Posted July 10, 2017 by Julie in Work, / 2 Comments
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15+ Side Hustle Ideas to earn extra Money from Home and Pay Down Debt

15+ Side Hustle Ideas to earn extra Money from Home and Pay Down Debt

Side hustles are getting more popular these days as busy parents yearn for more flexibility and a better work-life balance. Many of us have accumulated quite a bit of debt and are working on paying it down (student loans anyone?) and balancing our budgets. Being able to earn some extra money from home is wonderful and can help in so many situations. Read on for some great ideas for side-hustle businesses you can start and maybe even work from the comfort of your home in your pajamas!   Some links in this list are sponsored or affiliate, meaning I may […]

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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Military Social Media Guru, Jenny

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Military Social Media Guru, Jenny

I am enjoying interviewing professionals about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Jenny Hale – The Military Social Media Guru.   Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I am a military social media and marketing strategist/consultant. I work with military spouse and veteran entrepreneurs to bridge the gap between the way the military markets to their community and how the civilian sector markets. I teach clients how the “other side” thinks and how to change the way […]

Posted June 27, 2017 by Julie in Military, Work, / 0 Comments
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