It’s Monday……It’s Ok To Say NO!

Oh… hey, Monday. It’s a bad time, come back later?

written by guest Madison Straight

Mondays, are my busy day. I’m off from my paying job but it’s the busiest of my wife and dog mom days. Errands. Cleaning. Bills. And LOADS of coffee. It’s overwhelming and I don’t always get everything accomplished. But I’m in a season of life that I’m learning the importance of taking one thing at a time. I’m learning to tell myself that it’s okay if I don’t get everything done in one day. I’m learning it’s ok to say, “NO.”

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WAHM Blogging Tips for New Bloggers

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Blogging is a great opportunity for a WAHM who wants to conribute to her family. However, that does not mean that it is easy to make money from your blog. Don’t get disappointed if you don’t see money rolling in immediately. Blogging is an activity that will take time to build up to a profit level. It’s a good thing to start while you are working on other Wahm opportunities to let it build to a profitability level. With time and attention, your blog (or blogs) will grow into a business.

 

When you are blogging for profit, you’ll want to pay close attention to how you present yourself in your blog. There are literally hundreds of thousands of blogs out there, and there may be several hundred blogs that are related to your topic. If your readers can’t understand your blog and have trouble reading it, they’ll just move on to the next one. The following tips can make your blog more user-friendly and help you gain consistent readers.

 

Proofread your entries before you post them to your blog. There is nothing that reduces your authority in the eyes of your readers’ more than bad spelling and grammar. The online world is a world of text, so take some time to learn commonly misspelled words and grammatical errors.

 

Keep your blog fresh and interesting by posting at least once per day. With so much information available on the Internet, your readers may go elsewhere if you aren’t supplying daily content. If you aren’t sure what to write about, try posting a poll, a link to another blog, comment on a news story or post a list of helpful tips.

 

These tips will help keep your blog readable and interesting to your visitors. The more visitors you get, the more your blog will grow in profitability and importance. Just make sure to present yourself in a professional way and keep your readers coming back for more new content each day. In no time, you’ll have a profitable blog and will have to add writers to increase your staff!

 

Supergirl to the Rescue! 5 ways to Encourage Your Child’s Self-Esteem

5 Healthy Ways to Boost Your Child’s Self-Esteem

Do you want your child to feel they can do anything they put their mind to? I sure do! Boosting your child’s self-esteem is a MUST especially these days when people seem to be so critical! 
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From Broken to Beautiful #Blessed #Adoption

 Story of Adoption

Be Still My Heart

How do I ever put into words what I am feeling?? Joy? Absolutely. Sadness? Yep. Let me tell you an extremely abbreviated version of our little blessing! 

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Smart Decorating Ideas on a Budget

Written by April StephensRoom

 

I always look for home decor items at thrift stores and flea markets. You will be surprised at what you may find! Living on a budget forces me to re-use and re-purpose items that I already own.  Here are a few ideas that may be useful to you. Continue reading

Great Ways to Conserve Water and Save Money

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As homemakers we need to be mindful of how we spend our money.  Do you have to pay for water where you live? Our water bill has always been dreadful!  Although the last bill we received was $30 less than previous months.  Yay! That is worth celebrating.  Here are a few simple ways you can conserve water and save money on your next water bill! Continue reading

Winter Car Emergency Kit Essentials

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Breaking down in your vehicle is not a good thing any time of year, but things become so much worse when it’s wintertime. There are some essential items that you should always have in your car during the winter months. Continue reading

PLEASE, Put Me In Time Out!

Mom Needs a Time Out

Sometimes a mom just needs a break! All moms but ESPECIALLY stay at home moms. Yes, I love my job as a mother. It’s all I ever wanted to do in life but it can be an extremely overwhelming CONSTANT. With very little alone time and a lot of wondering if you are doing things right. I put my kids in time out and sometimes am a little jealous that THEY are getting the time out! haha!

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When Americans Throws a Temper Tantrum

Tantrums Are Obviously Not Just Something Kids Do!

Have you ever been walking in a grocery store, minding your own business, when all of the sudden you come up to a child pitching an absolute fit in the middle of the grocery aisle? I have heard many times a mom tell a child no to something and the child fall out on the floor screaming and crying. Sometimes, there will be a child sitting throwing a temper tantrum in the cart while hatefully yelling and throwing objects out fo the cart just to prove their point. 

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Giving Your Child A Servant’s Heart

Raising Your Children To Love Others and Have a Servant’s Heart

What Every Child Should Learn

Having a true servant’s heart and being selfless is an incredibly hard thing to teach. Natural born thoughts are “ME, ME, ME”. Breaking your child from that can be very hard to do. Do I have all the answers, I WISH! I do know that it is one of the most important things I believe they should learn as a YOUNG child. Loving others and giving selflessly is one of the biggest contributors to a great life! When you hear someone say that someone has a heart of gold, typically their strongest character trait is a servant’s heart.
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