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7 Day (Photo) Challenge

I struggle with being present with my family. My attention can be focused too heavily on my photography business that I miss great moments with both my husband and my son. My fear is that my son will grow up watching me with a phone in my hand and my eyes glued to a computer screen. This past holiday season …

SuperMoms Anonymous

Hi again, SuperMoms! I hope last month’s post got you thinking about ways to wrench control of your life from the jaws of the all-mighty to-do list. I loved reading all of your comments, so thank you for sharing your experiences! As I mentioned last month, everyone’s idea of balance is going to look a little different due to varied …

Piecefully Home, A Note of Thanks

I remember sewing my first pillow when I was about seven years old.  A nice woman from our church was babysitting me and instead of leaving me to my own devices, she taught me how to sew.   She patiently guided the needle in my hand in and out of that fuzzy yellow fabric.  It was one of the proudest moments …

6 Reasons to Guest Blog for Your Business

Guest blogging is one of the easiest ways to improve your business but so many are afraid to get started. Others are unsure how it can help them. For me, it was good old fashion fear of putting myself out there and the minute I got over that hump, I found that writing blog posts for others improved my business …

Hi. My name is Christy, and I’m a To-Do List-aholic.

Often, I’m asked how I manage to “do it all,” and the question makes me laugh. A lot of time, I’m hanging on by a thread, just barely eking out what I’ve committed to every day. Young kids, a work-tripping husband, a laundry pile that rivals Mt. Vesuvius, a house that seems to vomit crumbs and cat hair every other …

Capturing Your Holiday Memories by Changing Perspective

It’s almost time to open presents and capture those smiles and looks of surprise! Here are a few tips to help with documenting your 2012 holiday memories. When taking pictures of my son and our family, one thing I love to capture is the details of the day. Changing your perspective is one way that helps tell the story of …

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Does Your Blog Have These 4 Essential Elements?

Blogging is an excellent way to establish expertise and build trust for your business. It’s become so easy that there are an *estimated 31 million of bloggers in the US alone. Unfortunately it’s also estimated that around 65% of those blogs haven’t been updated in a year or more. So how can you keep your blog from joining that 65%? …