I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.

-Mother Teresa

Stress Less this Holiday

We all know that the holidays are supposed to be a wonderful time of year to see family, eat, drink, and be merry. So why has it turned into this monster of stress and anxiety over the years? Who's family do we spend it with? What do we buy your sister? She wants WHAT...

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When the 9-5 Stops Working For You

As a working mom, you might have a season when you realize that managing all the things in a typical 9-to-5 situation in an office simply won’t work. You can’t or don’t want to walk away from your career, so what do you do? You might be returning from maternity leave,...

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MLC Team Picks: Office + School Supplies!

MLC Team Picks: Office + School Supplies! How can you tell it's Back to School Season? Every blogger worth her salt is posting about school supplies, school lunches, easing back into school year routines, advice on transitions. Here, at Mom Life...

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3 Steps to Breaking Free From The Cycle of Overwhelm

The latest statistics show that 92% of working moms and 89% of stay at home moms are overwhelmed with their personal, family, and home responsibilities. As modern moms, we spend three times more quality time with our kids than moms did in the 60’s.  We are constantly...

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A Week’s Worth of Easy, Healthy Summer Recipes

During the school year, my menu plan is buttoned up but when summer rolls around, all that goes out the window.  5pm rolls around and I have no plan for dinner while my kitchen seems to be stuck in snack mode. How many times a week can I let my kids have cereal for...

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The Working Mom’s Guide to a Safe Summer

Summertime and the livin' is easy... unless you're working from home.  My kids do not go to camp all summer long, so I spend my summers trying to balance my work committments and keeping my kids occupied. To give you an idea of what I'm working with, my kids are 10, 8...

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Moms and Entrepreneurs: Not so different after all!

When you become an entrepreneur, there are ultimately two roles you take on in the beginning: the leader and the manager. It can be a lonely experience, and you can feel like you do a lot of work without it being noticed. Sound familiar? As moms, we tend to feel the...

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3 Steps to a Calmer and Happier Household as a Mompreneur

As a work at home mom, you've pretty much got the work thing down.  Or at least you're working on getting it down.  You're marketing and connecting. You're making waves in the online world and rocking it. But I know for me, when my kids were acting out, it could throw...

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7 Mom Life Summer Hacks

Oh, moms! Summer is HERE. Whether your kids are going to mommy camp or day camp, you'll likely find yourself with plenty of hours to fill. Let's be real-- the "summer reading challenge" at the library is only going to take you so far. Letting them watch endless TV is...

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How to Better Manage the Elusive Work-Life Balance

I thought I was figuring out work-life balance. I send the kids to school just before 8 am, work like a mad woman until 2:45 pm, and then rush to pick them up, usually late. And that was supposed to be the end of the workday for me so that I could be available to help with homework, make dinner, keep up with the house.

That was the plan.

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