I always wanted to be a stay-at-home mom, but, soon after having my first kiddo and leaving my corporate job, I found myself really missing work. I started working contract, freelance jobs during nap times, just to keep myself busy. I’ve done everything from answering questions on ChaCha for pennies to data entry to ghostwriting for […]
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There is nothing we love more than supporting the hard-working moms in our community. One way we are doing that is through compiling an annual guide for consultant-run businesses! Ta-da, here it is!
Do you have a hobby, a craft, or an idea that you’ve been toying around with? Have you ever been told that you make, cook, or bake the best this or that? Ever wondered what it would be like to bring in supplemental income, set your own hours, and answer to yourself? If you answered “yes” […]
This post is part of “Bully No More,” an editorial series hosted by the Fort Worth Moms Blog. Bullies are everywhere and in all walks of life. There’s just no avoiding them. Unfortunately, we’ve all been bullied at some point, we’ve all seen someone else get bullied, and we’ve all been bullied at some point […]
During our 11 years of marriage, my husband and I have tackled almost all of the acronyms out there: DINKs (dual-income, no-kids); WOHM/SAHD (working outside the home mom, stay-at-home dad); WOHM/WAHD (working mom, work-at-home dad with kids in school); and now WAHM/WAHD. That’s right — we’re both working from home. And, because our children are […]
Every mom has heard of (or lived through!) the separation anxiety stage of development . . . and I would argue a fair number of us have also experienced our own share of separation anxiety when it comes to leaving our little one(s) at various points in time. I remember the first time I was further than one […]
Dear Overachiever Working Mommy, Hi. I think we both know why I called this meeting. Since you returned from maternity leave, things have been a little, shall we say, off? For one, your co-workers have started openly avoiding your office for fear they’ll knock and be accidentally surprised by your exposed bosom hooked up to some sort of noisy contraption […]