Category: Work

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Maison de Macarons

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Maison de Macarons

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and women bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Sarah of Maison de Macarons. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? Being a military spouse it is not always easy to find a job every three or four years. I have been a consultant for a direct sales company and even when that worked at that specific duty station, coming to a huge military community such as Fort Hood, direct sales consultants of […]

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How to Stay Healthy as a Busy Working Mom

How to Stay Healthy as a Busy Working Mom

  To say we are busy moms these days is an understatement. Between the demand to make the Pinterest perfect lunches for our kids, make sure our house is decorated like Joanna Gaines, squeezing in time for those squats and eating healthy, and oh ya that pesky thing called a job, it’s amazing we manage to sleep. While most of us don’t sleep much and run on coffee and sticky kisses, there are ways to help find balance. Because if we are honest with ourselves, we know that balance and finding time for ourselves is not only a much needed […]

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How To Stay Organized With A Household Binder

How To Stay Organized With A Household Binder

    We use it almost every day.  We know where to find it.  We love how it keeps us organized.  What am I talking about?!  Our Household Binder of course 🙂 We established our Household Binder about 6 years ago and haven’t looked back since.  How we stayed organized without it is a question that still goes unanswered.  It has become such an incredible resource and gets used almost daily.  It has certainly evolved throughout the years from category tabs to the size of the binder, those change as our family needs change.   How To Stay Organized with a […]

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5 Things Working Moms Can do for Stress Relief

5 Things Working Moms Can do for Stress Relief

  If you feel your home environment is a bit stressed out lately and your children find you worried and irritated mostly, it’s good to give yourself a way to check on your stress and get some relief.  Here are five mom stress-busting tips which can help you. See which one of these is good according to your needs. The great part is that some of these can be done with your children so they would get to learn some of your stress management skills too! 5 Things Working Moms Can Do For Best Stress Relief You have to learn what […]

Posted January 31, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, Working Mom, / 3 Comments
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How to Integrate Work, Marriage, and Motherhood for a Successful Multi-Paycheck Household

How to Integrate Work, Marriage, and Motherhood for a Successful Multi-Paycheck Household

How to Integrate Work, Marriage, and Motherhood for a Successful Multi-Paycheck Household As a woman, you are a multifaceted taskmaster. On any given day you wear the crown of a loving wife, doting mother, and successful career woman. All these are titles you would love to be associated with. The real trick is learning how to mix them all together. It is estimated that 65% of all mothers in the United States are part of the workforce. There is no sure-fire recipe to integrate work, marriage, and motherhood for a successful multi-paycheck household. But, there are a couple tips and […]

Posted January 15, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, Working Mom, / 2 Comments
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with a Small Biz focusing on Local Handmades in a Gift Crate, Poppy and Oak

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with a Small Biz focusing on Local Handmades in a Gift Crate, Poppy and Oak

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Meghan, who runs a lovely little gift box business called Poppy and Oak. I loved learning about her business and the fact that she includes gifts from local Northern California in her boxes. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I’m an attorney by day and was looking for a creative outlet. I recently moved back to the town where my husband and I […]

Posted January 10, 2018 by Julie in Work, / 4 Comments
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How Embracing Motherhood Has Made me a Better Employee

How Embracing Motherhood Has Made me a Better Employee

At the beginning of 2017, I became a mom and my whole world changed for the better. Since then, my new role as a parent has impacted my professional life in many ways that I never anticipated. Like so many other new moms out there, I worry about the negative effect my rearranged priorities may have on my career prospects. It seems like the constant feeling that you’re dropping the ball at work or at home is an inevitable part of motherhood. Believe me, I get it. It’s easy to get discouraged when I look back at my pre-baby self. […]

Posted January 3, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, TopPosts, Working Mom, / 1 Comment
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Children’s Author Sarah Butland

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Children’s Author Sarah Butland

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with children’s author Sarah Butland. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I’m an author who started with a children’s book titled to encourage kids to eat healthy while still being a book they want to read! With headlines focused on low literacy rates (especially in boys) and high obesity rates the story just made sense. The first of a series, Sending You Sammy introduces […]

Posted December 29, 2017 by Julie in Work, / 0 Comments
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How to Keep Your Career and Personal Goals alive as a Working Mom

How to Keep Your Career and Personal Goals alive as a Working Mom

As moms, we all know how difficult it can be just to get five hours of sleep at night, let alone keep our career and personal goals a float. But, just because you have a family and new responsibilities, doesn’t mean that you have to give up on your dreams. Today we will be discussing tips to help you keep your goals alive while running around after your kids. Keeping your Goals Alive as a Working Mom     Limit Social Media I think social media is a great thing. It’s an excellent way for us to be able to […]

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How to set the Best SMART Goals and Resolutions for 2018

How to set the Best SMART Goals and Resolutions for 2018

How to set the Best 2018 Goals and Resolutions, the SMART way A new year is a perfect time to re-evaluate your goals, think about what worked for the previous year, and brainstorm new goals and hopes for the year ahead. Setting and Planning to Achieve Your 2018 Goals An important step in the goal-setting process is to look at the big picture and scale back. Think about where you want to be in life, in business, etc., in the next six months. Think of a handful of areas you want to improve, and how you want to improve on […]

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