At some point, many of us have had to fight the urge to get up from our desks and walk out of our workplace forever. The daily grind can get to even the best of us, especially if things at work aren't going as well as we'd like. The politics, favoritism, inflexibility and clash of personalities can become overwhelming but one truth remains the same - no matter where you go, there you will be. In other words, you can't run from yourself. Maybe it's better to dig in your heels, reevaluate ... Continue Reading
Five ways to make the workplace a happier place to be.
Searching for kid-friendly iPad apps can be easy with this new guide for parents.
The colder winter months offer families more time together indoors, and homes with an iPad have many fun and educational apps within reach. However, with over a half-million apps in the App Store, searching for those kid-friendly apps can sometimes be a pain. But there's help. Jenny Gudmundsen in her new book, iPad Apps For Kids For Dummies®, offers parents a reliable resource for choosing the best apps for their kids. As a respected USA TODAY Kid-Tech columnist, Jenny has tested a host of ... Continue Reading
5 essential motivators to help overworked moms juggle running a family while building a home business.
Working from home while raising children is not an easy task. While your main priority is the care of your family, the added demands of making money from home can sometimes discourage even the best of moms in business. Staying motivated is essential to thriving as a work at home mom. If you find yourself losing motivation from time to time, here are five essential motivators to get you back on track: Take time for yourself. This is often the first solution given to overworked moms, ... Continue Reading
Make sure those gifts (or re-gifts) are safe for your kids this holiday season.
The holidays have arrived and with that come new smartphones, new tablets, and new iPods for the family. If you gifted any new or used devices to your children - you need to make sure they are child-safe. Kids are more tech savvy than ever these days. Chances are, when you were passed their Christmas wish list there is at least one techy item listed. One way to save money and make everyone happy is pass down your old electronics to your tweens or teens when you upgrade. Of course there are ... Continue Reading
Launch a successful New Year’s sale for your website, product, or service.
With the end of the year quickly approaching, many work at home moms are looking for ways to increase their bottom line. Launching a big sale at the end of the year (or the start of the new year) is a great way to give your income a big boost. According to the National Retail Federation, over 20% of yearly sales happen between November and December. If you get your timing and sales strategy right, you could quite possibly increase your income by year-end. So how do you launch a successful ... Continue Reading