Snow What? You Can Still Work From Home

Winter is in full force, delaying flights, closing roads and converting school days into snow days. But for those of us who work in a guest room, a family room or in front of a roaring fire (even a virtual one, thanks to Netflix), it doesn’t matter what’s going on outside. In good weather or […]

10 Things Anyone Who Works From Home Knows All Too Well

Those of us who work from home are as misunderstood as the optimistic owner of a clothing store in a nudist colony. Sometimes we work crazy hours — it helps that our home office is only seconds away — or we take a day off and then work double-time for the next few days. We […]

Getting Buyers With a Little Help From a Friend

Two months ago my younger sister Karla and I opened an online store. Karla researches products and handles fulfillment, while I handle product descriptions, marketing, and PR. Setting up our store and filling it with products that everyone would (virtually) line up to buy was challenging, but fun and exciting. The closer we came to […]

5 Ways To Make Traveling Easier

During the past few weeks I’ve been traveling for both business and pleasure. While I was flying home yesterday I realized not everyone flies often, some people haven’t flown in years, and after shooting Sprite through my nose while reading Johanna Stein’s* book How Not to Calm a Child on a Plane, I should probably […]