I don't know how she does it... many of us juggle family life and work. But I'm always interested in how working moms go through everyday life. Whether we run our own companies or work for someone else, it all comes down to this... our kids have similar needs — homework, after school programs, and … [Read more...]
The Evolution of a Working Mom
So I am into my fourth week at work. Wow. Nearly a month under my belt and aside from getting lost in the parking lot and mixed signals causing my daughter to be forgotten The truth is, I was a reluctant entrepreneur. after school, we are adjusting amazingly well. I worked at home for over 8years … [Read more...]
Giving Up The Dream?
For years people have told me that I am living every moms' dream - running my own successful business from home, contributing to our household income, managing my own flexible hours while being accountable only to and for myself. And in many ways they were right. It does sound pretty perfect, … [Read more...]
Thinking about starting a business? Advice from a mompreneur!
Have you ever thought about starting your own business? I've thought about it many times. After all, I like to have the flexibility of doing something from home so I can still be with the kids. Blogging here on Urbanmoms, as well as running my own site and contributing to other sites (yes, I'm … [Read more...]
Women Would Be Happier If
Women would be happier if _____. Fill in the blank! But not too creative with your answers because everyone knows women only want to stay home and raise children because working makes them super unhappy. This morning as I was sipping the latte I bought with an adult colleague, I happened … [Read more...]
APP OF THE WEEK: Card2Contact
I've got this massive glass bowl sitting in my office overflowing with business cards. OVERFLOWING. The contacts are really good and I can generally remember who most of them are BUT not always. Sometimes Jen (boss lady) asks if I have a business contact of someone that I've mentioned meeting a few … [Read more...]
What’s Your Dream?
Have you ever taken one of those computer-generated career aptitude tests? I took one in the ninth grade and it said I was best suited to a career as a street performer. I tried to picture my parents proudly telling their friends about my fabulous life as a mime and couldn't muster an image I … [Read more...]
How to Self-Publish
Have you ever thought about writing a book? I've encountered so many friends who have considered this. It's not an easy industry especially in Canada. I once worked at a childrens book publishers and had the fortunate experience of working side-by-side with the book editors who were flooded with … [Read more...]
what are you going to do today?
[youtube id="BOksW_NabEk"]I am a visual learner so this kind of thing really speaks to me. I feel very lucky when he says "laughing, swimming and doing art" because I will be doing all of those things today. What will you do today that makes you feel alive ? … [Read more...]
oh sweet productivity
These last few weeks have been extremely productive and for that I am always thankful and truly thrilled. 250 self portraits, 7 art events, 8 OFPs, 50 spring projects, one legacy project, 150 father's day gifts and more. I love to have a few things drying at home to remind me of this … [Read more...]