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5 tips to deal with unexpected school closures as a WAHM

Unexpected school closures can happen at any time. For some work at home mommas, it’s your worst nightmare. Right now, you’re possibly dealing with closures or there is the threat of closures happening. Don’t panic! For the next three weeks (at least), I have two kiddos at home. I’ll be honest and say I’m not […]

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5 tips to balance the work at home mom life

The work at home mom life is extremely hard work. Not only do you need to focus on work when you have life around you, but you need to focus on life when you have work around you. I speak from experience when I say one tends to get in the way of another. Finding […]

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5 ways to do less but accomplish more as a work at home mom

Being a work at home mom is hard work. We have so much to get done, and there are always expectations that we’ll do stuff that wouldn’t be possible if we worked out of the house. How many times do people expect you to do the housework among your own work? I’m not going to […]

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Manage your morning with kids with this one parenting hack

Mornings are horrendous, especially with children. They take FOREVER to do anything, right? It’s time to get one parenting hack that can make them speed up and make it so that you’re not constantly giving them something to do while doing the million other things that have to be done in the morning. Our one […]

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Why You Need a Tooth Fairy Tradition

My eldest daughter (Monkey) recently lost her seventh baby tooth. She’s only just turned seven and she’s already on the verge of losing her eighth. Monkey is already getting ready for the tooth fairy coming. What’s even cuter is that her younger sister (Peanut) is on about losing her first tooth. She’s only three, so […]

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Do Work at Home Moms Need to Arrange Childcare?

As a freelance writer, I chose to put my elder daughter into nursery when she was about 18 months old. I didn’t have to for my work. Not really. It wasn’t like I couldn’t work with her around. There were lots of factors that made us decide that nursery was right for our daughter. Work […]

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Juggling Writing and a Newborn: Effective Tips to Help

Juggling a newborn with your writing isn’t going to be easy. I remember the first time I had to do it, and while she wasn’t a newborn when I went back to work, I did have to rearrange a few things to make it all work. This time, my daughter will only be a few […]

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Returning to Work After a Long Break

I’ll soon be thinking about returning to work after taking a long break. My maternity leave will be over and I’ll need to build up my work load again. This isn’t the first time I’ve had to do this. I did it back in 2013 after having my first child. I was blessed to be […]

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Finding the Time to Write With New Babies Around

I’ll have a new baby in the house any day now. I’m not officially due until January 16, but my c-section is booked for January 11. It’s now the countdown. With a toddler already in the house, I know some people who have questioned how I’ll find the time to write. Yes, I’ll be taking […]

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