5 Ways to Focus While Working From Home

Does this sound familiar: it’s almost noon, you’ve been sitting at your desk in your pajamas, workout clothes, or your birthday suit all morning and you still haven’t taken a shower? This happened to me a few days ago. I started to leave my house early in the morning to go for a run (in […]

3 Steps to Help You Overcome Overwhelm

Guest Post by Cathy Alessandra Are you ready to exit overwhelm? I know I am! I have been so busy with two companies, mergers and my kids, that I have been totally overwhelmed. And I know many of you are feeling the same. Life is often overwhelming when you are a mompreneur and we are […]

4 Ways to Balance Your Home and Home Office Life

When my older son’s grade school held career day, he told his class all about his dad’s career. When he described me, he said that I didn’t do anything. I couldn’t believe it. At first I was hurt, then I realized he answered that way because he rarely saw me work. The only time I […]

Does Your Home Office Wardrobe Affect Your Productivity?

Not long ago I asked home office professionals around the country to describe what they wear when they work from home. The response was mixed. Half of the group responded that they don’t dress up to work from home, while the other half said that they can’t work without the corporate look. A few people […]

More Tips For Working From Home With Kids Around

In my last post I shared several ways to work from home while the kids are out of school. In this post, small business owners share their tips for keeping kids busy so you can continue to stay productive while working from home. “This summer my youngest will go to summer school from 8-12.  The […]

How to Decide Whether or Not You Should Work From Home

I wouldn’t trade working from home for anything. There’s no dress code, it’s easier to stay focused, and if I want to work late at night I have a three-second commute. But working from home isn’t for everyone. If you’re thinking about working from home or questioning your decision to work from home, consider these […]

12 Rules For Working From Home

When you work from home, there aren’t any official rules. That, however, didn’t stop me from creating my own. 1. Bathe daily and try to change your shirt and underwear at least every other day. 2. Clean up your office once a week (even if you just remove coffee mugs and food wrappers). 3. Limit […]

How to Work from Home While Homeschooling—Without Going Insane

Guest Post by Michelle Shaeffer Homeschooling a child is a challenge.  Working at home is a challenge. Combine the two and you’re facing a really BIG challenge. But it can be done, and it can be done well, if you’re determined to make it work. I’ve been homeschooling my three children while working from home […]