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Why I’m Grateful for My Blog

2016 has been an interesting year. In an effort to improve our family finances, I took a new role working locally and found that I’m not the best at juggling that day job and my work in social media. Because I was learning a new role with the promise of a steady income, I scaled back my activity at GO MOM!®. But after a year, I’ve realized how much I have missed it, that 2017 means diving Read more

Juggling Work and Family and Not Doing it Well

Juggling work and family isn’t something I talk about often.  I’ve been blessed to work both from home and for myself for the last 16 years so I’ve had a great measure of control over how those two worlds collide and I couldn’t be more grateful for that.  While this lifestyle has come at great sacrifice financially compared to a full time career, it has afforded me the opportunity to be the stay at home Mom Read more

Home Office Organizing Tips for January

Home office organizing tips are plentiful this time of year and for good reason. An organized home office makes it easy to manage your family’s busy life all year long. While key for those who work at home, no matter how much or little time you spend there, January is the time to put make those home office organizing tips work to your advantage. From having a clean, well thought out floor plan and furniture Read more

The WAHM Summer Juggle ~ Work and Vacation

Work and vacation can have a very hard time getting along.  Ironic that we work all year long to make sure we can afford to take that time off and when the chance finally arrives, its so hard for us to truly walk away.  Today we are talking about the summer juggle when it comes to work and vacation. Hopefully this summer includes some time off for you. Time where you don’t have anything you Read more

The WAHM Summer Juggle ~ Time Saving Tips for Every Day

Today I’m sharing just a few time saving tips that I’ve discovered are really working for me when it comes to the Summer Juggle. When you work at home and you have the kids home its crazy because you never know exactly what might happened when it comes to wanting to indulge in that spur of the moment fun and be impulsive but knowing that you have a task list of things that you truly Read more

The WAHM Summer Juggle ~ Family Meals

  Today we are talking about family meals and the WAHM Summer Juggle.  I don’t know about you, but the last thing that I want to do is cook inside or out on the grill when its way too hot. If I happen to be out with the kids for activities or sports, its so easy, WAY to easy, to say “Let’s just hit the drive through and grab something on the way home.” Here Read more

The WAHM Summer Juggle ~ Household Chores

Household chores might just be the greatest WAHM summer juggle there is. I don’t know about you but I always look to the summer and think “Wow! It will be so much easier for us to get the busyness and the back end work of taking care of house done without having to keep up every weekend. Surely I’ve got 5 days with my kids home and we can get the chores done.” Except for Read more

The WAHM Summer Juggle ~ Balancing Work

Today we are talking about the WAHM summer juggle and how to balance work at home. For every working Mom I know who spends any time at all trying to make that juggle happen just as seamlessly as she might be able to do from her office, Summer is that big moment where the rubber meets the road as to whether or not you are really tuned into how that actually work out well. Over Read more

Home Office Organizing Tips ~ Clean It Out

The most obvious home office organizing tip has to be to simply clean it out.  But as you and I both know, that can be easier said than done!  Welcome to week 2 for GO MOM!® Organizing Tips where January is all about your Home Office. With a “Live Like you are Moving” mentality we are helping you get through one key space or process, one month at at time all year long. Last week we worked Read more

Home Office Organizing Tips ~ Evaluate Your Space

Its January and that means our GO MOM!® Organizing Tips Series starts again focused on all things Home Office. Think like you are moving. You’ve just found out you’ve got to move, get your house listed, and girlfriend you’ve got some serious purging and organizing to do. Well that’s the mentality this entire series all year long will have and for the month of January there is no better place to start than evaluating the Read more