Simple Pleasures to Get You Through a Crazy Week (+ giveaway)

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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central for NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto, and received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Some days weeks are just crazy beyond words. Sick kid, field trips, articles due, product reviews to write-up, house to clean and a husband to give undivided attention to. […]

7 Tips for Improving Your Work/Life Balance

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Striving to improve your work/life balance…is it even possible? I find that women who own businesses are the ones most in need of this balance. As a work-from-home business woman, I can attest to the fact that it is not easy to do. It takes some practice, systems and commitment to make it work right […]

Are Your Doing More Damage To Your Daughter’s Self-Image Than Barbie?

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I’ve been thinking about what I want to say about the “Normal Barbie” By Nickolay Lamm. If you haven’t heard about it yet, the “normal” Barbie is a “realistically proportioned Barbie” created from CDC measurements of an average 19-year-old woman. There is quite the debate over whether or not the original Barbie is harmful to […]

Jobs That Fit Your Personality

Summer Look with AVON

Do you know any women who are beauty product savvy and you can tell because her makeup always looks perfect? I just met one! Angela Garcia is a mom and AVON Representative. Her “job” (business, really) is to sell AVON. She chose this career because, well, she is good at it! She is passionate about […]

How to Have a Blast Without Splurging During the Summer: 23 Low Budget or Free Ideas to Inspire You

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It’s time to nail down your summer plans! I always get excited this time of year, deciding which adventures the kids and I will have. This summer will be a little different as we prepare to send my 8 year old daughter back to school in the fall, we need to be more conscious of […]