8+ Helpful Cleaning Hacks for Work-from-home Parents

You’re busy. I get it. You don’t have the time to read a long intro or a boring story about how hard it is to keep a clean house when working from home. You already know because you live it. So, let’s just cut to the chase. Here are some helpful cleaning hacks for work-from-home parents that are quick and easy! Cleaning Hacks for Work-from-Home Parents: Must-Have Items Cleaning is difficult enough without wasting time and energy looking for the items you need. So, the first thing you should do is create a cleaning kit that includes all of your must-haves, then put this kit in a convenient spot. You could even create separate kits for each room. What should …

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How to Work from Home with Kids: 10 Powerful Resources and Pro Tips

How to work from home with kids. Due to recent events and the surge of people working remotely, this has become a hot topic indeed. So, how is it done? What can we veterans share with newcomers so they can manage the chaos of it all? Learning how to work from home with kids will take some practice, but there are some things you can do to get a handle on the situation.

Top 10 Work-from-home Office Products for the Best Experience Possible

To get things done—and to feel your best as you do—I want to share 10 top work-from-home office products that you might want to try. Many people are working remotely these days. If you’re new to the challenge, or even if you’ve worked from home for many years, you want the most comfortable and productive space possible. So, if you are wondering, do I really need my own office space, the short answer is, yes. You will need a space that’s just your own. It can be an entire room that you want to transform into a home office, or it can be the corner of your bedroom, a section of your dining room or den, or any place that …

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Positive Parenting During Teen Years: 13 Quick Tips for Working Moms

Positive parenting during teen years might come naturally, especially if you implemented positive parenting during childhood. The main goal of positive parenting is to foster a healthy relationship between parent and child that’s founded on mutual respect and safety. If you have that bond with your teen, you will weather the changes of adolescence together—and it might not be as difficult as you think. What if you’re new to positive parenting? Not to worry! It’s never too late to learn. Here are some easy ways to use positive parenting during teen years—even as a busy, work-from-home mom. Positive Parenting During Teen Years: (Age 12-17) Do you remember what it was like to be a teenager? It’s probably a good idea …

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Positive Parenting for Middle Childhood: 20 Top Work-from-home Tips

Positive parenting for middle childhood—it’s just as important and useful now as it was during early childhood. Although the days of diaper changes, sippy cups, and toddler tantrums are slipping away, as a work-from-home parent, you have plenty of challenges ahead of you. With these positive parenting practices in place, you can continue to grow your career while providing your child with the best life possible. Positive Parenting for Middle Childhood: Ages 6-8 Watching your baby transform into a “big kid” is amazing. You’re proud of how much they have learned, how responsible they are becoming, and the unique personality and gifts that are beginning to blossom. Communicating with your child is also easier, yet they are still young enough …

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10 Stay at Home Mom Jobs that are Trending Right Now

Remote working is increasingly common, but it was not as common when I began almost a decade ago. At that time, finding stay at home mom jobs wasn’t impossible, but it wasn’t easy either. Today, there are tons of opportunities for moms who want to work from home, and I think that’s great! However, finding the right job for you can still be challenging. To help you out, I’ve compiled a list of 10 trending stay at home mom jobs. Who knows? Maybe you’ll find the perfect fit for you! Stay at home mom jobs #1: General Virtual Assistant Average Annual Salary: $38,000 USD ($19/hour) A General Virtual Assistant provides administrative support for remotely working teams. Administrative tasks can include, …

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Positive Parenting in Early Childhood: My 11 Best Work-from-home Tips

Positive parenting is catching on, and for good reason. As a working mom, I know that it can be difficult to manage the challenges of parenting when working from home. Positive parenting for early childhood is a great way to meet that challenge head-on. If you’re like me, you might worry that you aren’t giving your children enough time and focus. You might also struggle with proper discipline or keeping up with your child’s developmental milestones. Positive parenting strategies provide useful insight into childhood development and techniques for ensuring the emotional and physical well-being of our children—and these strategies are simple enough for us busy work-from-home parents to implement.   So, as one working parent to another, I want to …

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7 Ways to Earn Extra Money for the Holidays by Working from Home

Who doesn’t need to make some extra money for the holidays? I know I do! It’s good to remember that the holiday season is a time of thankfulness, kindness, and joy. Unfortunately, this season also comes with a great deal of stress for many, and finances are often to blame. From preparing large meals to travel expenses, purchasing gifts, holiday decorations, and more, this time of the year can become expensive fast. What’s the solution? Unless you want to rack up credit card debt, your best bet is to find a part-time side job. This can be challenging, especially if you already work full time. Have you considered making money for the holidays by working remotely? Make Money for the …

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How to Take a Work-from-home Vacation in 5 Easy Steps

Five years ago, I started a part-time remote job, without knowing about work-from-home vacations. I loved my first few weeks working remotely; I was freed of the morning rush to get to work and could work without compromising on time for my friends and family. Self-set goals took precedence over the obligation to stay at my desk until the clock struck 5. But the momentum did not last. A few months in, I was burned out and could find no clear demarcation between work and the rest of my life. I distinctly remember a moment when I was looking at the floor and the surrounding walls after a remote work shift ended, feeling like I had not felt oriented to my …

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How to Become a Freelance Content Writer: One Mom’s Story

I’ve always enjoyed writing, but I never dreamed that I would make it as a freelance content writer. Before I became a freelance content writer, I had recently completed an Associates of Applied Science in Paralegal Technology. Finding work as a Paralegal was not easy. This was in-part due to the economy at the time, and in part due to my lack of experience.   I also had experienced the birth of my first child, and I did not want to place him in childcare—neither could I afford to do so. So, I began looking for freelance paralegal work. Those opportunities were rare and only available to paralegals with experience—and I could not get my foot in the door anywhere, …

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