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Five Tips for Working from Home with Kids

I’ve run my photography business from an office in my home for a few years now, and although I am definitely no expert in this area, I thought for this month’s SuperMoms Anonymous series I would share a few tips on how to optimize working from home when you have kids underfoot. OFFICE SPACEHaving a room or even just a …

SuperMoms, Top Three Ideas for Taking Care of YOU

Moms rule. I mean, who else do you know that can juggle mopping, meal planning, grocery getting, disciplining, chauffeuring, appointment setting, booger wiping, cooking, errand running, vacuuming, kid entertaining, dishwashing, education advocating, party planning, diaper changing, laundering – WHEW! I need to take a breath! Taking care of kids, a partner, a home and a business are hard work. The …

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Too Much to Do Today

It’s 5am and I’m looking for something. In my head, I mean…and I can’t quite get to it. Something I remembered, something I forgot, something I need to do – does this happen to you? “I have too much on my mind”, I think, “too much to do today.” This is my daily mantra. I am a woman who does …

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No Way, No How, Uh-uh, Not Gonna Happen

Hey, SuperMoms! How did you do with last month’s Priority List exercise? Any revelations? I hope you’re finding these tools to be useful in finding some balance between family and work responsibilities. As you continue to raise your standards of what fits into your busy life, you might find that you automatically say “no” to some things. Maybe you’ve decided …

Working from home is easy! Right?

We can just sit down and get to work…  Ha! Recently, I made the huge transition from working full-time as a teacher to working my Thirty-one business “full-time.”  After many late nights and odd hours of squeezing life and my direct sales business around teaching, I decided to step back and focus solely on my family and business.  Best. Decision. …

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4 Steps to Loving You

As Moms and Mompreneurs, let’s face it,  it is hard to do it all and be it all.  I work with so many Moms that struggle with being truly happy with who they are and where they are in life right now.  For my February topics for my weekly ezine, the topics were centered around LOVE- loving you more than …

Karen’s Top 5 Tips For A Balanced Life

As women, we are so many things to so many people.  Finding a balance between all that demands our attention can sometimes be challenging.  We can feel like bankers of our time and energy, pulling from one account to invest in another, always leaving one overdrawn.   I was recently feeling this imbalance in my own life.  I was working …

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 …

Moment of Clarity, Corporate Career to Full Time at Home Self-Employment

I worked in Corporate America for over 23 years.  I successfully climbed the corporate ladder.  I never thought much about family when I was climbing the ladder, but about 7 years ago, I decided I wanted to have a baby.  So at the age of 38 I was very blessed with a baby girl on Christmas Eve 2007.  I was …

Do You Suffer From SuperMomItis?

I don’t know your situation and I know moms these days are all over the map as far as working, working part time, consulting, working from home, staying at home fulltime, and so on.  But we all have SuperMomItis.  We want to do it all, be it all, and do it all great.  Me, too.  And it was driving me …