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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Your Easy Guide to Creating a Family Meal Plan

Your Easy Guide to Creating a Family Meal Plan

We all need to eat, but why is meal time always such a stressful time? You know if you just had a plan you could follow, evenings would flow more smoothly. But do you know how to create a monthly meal plan for your family? How to Create a Family Meal Plan Creating a family meal plan is exactly that, making a plan. A plan can be as simple or as complex as you want to make it, so let’s dive in.   What is the first step in creating a family meal plan? I love simplicity and thrive on […]

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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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Planning to Rock this Blog in 2018

Planning to Rock this Blog in 2018

Blogging is a wonderful journey. Not only is it a creative outlet and a way to connect with some other amazing people from around the world, but it is also a profitable side hustle as well. You know by now that I like to set goals and you’ve seen my Gratitude and Goals posts. I find those a great way to check in with myself on a regular basis.  I have realized I did not meet my 2017 blogging goals, and so I need to review and reassess those goals for the coming year, as well as plan to continue […]

Posted December 28, 2017 by Julie in TopPosts, Website and Blogging, / 3 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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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Photographer, Denise

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Photographer, Denise

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Denise, who runs her own photography business. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I’m a wife and mom of 2 girls, 20 and 12. I have been working full time ever since my first daughter was born. I have always loved taking pictures. I always took lots of pictures of my kids – and everything else. I started to get a little […]

Posted December 19, 2017 by Julie in Work, / 0 Comments
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Dealing with Common Foot Problems Working Moms Face

Dealing with Common Foot Problems Working Moms Face

Common Foot Problems to Working Moms and How to Deal With Them As a working mom, you have to juggle a lot of things at once. Your day includes taking care of the kids, going to work, running errands and cleaning the house – all of these activities might be rewarding but, at the same time, they also mean a lot of hours spent on your feet. Working moms deal with a number of foot problems, including blisters, calluses, fungal infections and plantar fasciitis. Keep on reading and discover how to deal with the most common foot problems and their […]

Posted December 18, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, / 0 Comments
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What You Need to Know Before Traveling Abroad While Pregnant

What You Need to Know Before Traveling Abroad While Pregnant

There’s no doubt you deserve a vacation — you’re carrying a baby, after all. But if you plan to head abroad then there are a few precautions worth taking before you set off, so all you need to do when you arrive is relax. Here are six things you need to know before heading abroad while pregnant. (Photo by Suhyeon Choi on Unsplash) It’s best not to go too far away While we see the appeal of escaping to a foreign country, the shorter the journey, the better. Travelling can be especially tiring during pregnancy and it may be difficult […]

Posted December 15, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Pregnancy, Travel, / 0 Comments
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Holiday Ideas for Family Fun

Holiday Ideas for Family Fun

The holiday season is such a great time to try something new! So, I’ve gotten together with some of my favorite bloggers to give you some ideas and suggestions for great family activities indoors or out! Enjoy this roundup of Seasonal fun.     Mama Indulgences- Winter Fun ideas! Sharing some fun winter ideas to make some memorable family moments this Christmas.               Mama Blabs- Outdoor Activities to do this Winter with your kids! Wondering how you’re going to get through this winter season without going crazy, cooped up inside all day? Then don’t! […]

Posted December 14, 2017 by Julie in Family, / 0 Comments
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