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Working from Home: How to Meet Deadlines When your Children Refuse to Nap

Working from Home: How to Meet Deadlines When your Children Refuse to Nap

Thus far in my blogging career, I’ve been able to complete a sizeable chunk of the hefty workload whilst my children slumbered. I would put them down for their afternoon nap and sit down to a couple of hours work in the afternoon. Then when they went to bed in the evening, I’d grab a …

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Working from Home – Three Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Working from Home – Three Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Working from home is the perfect set up for my family and I.  Doing so has so many positives for us. As is often the case though, things don’t always go according to plan. Here are three major lessons that working from home has taught me the hard way! Life likes to get in the …

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Working from Home – Are you Ready to Take the Leap?

Working from Home – Are you Ready to Take the Leap?

Do you dream of working from home, but the possibility of it just seems a million miles away? Are you scared to make that jump from employed to self-employed, even though it’s what you’ve always wanted? Sound familiar? You’re in the right place!  When I had children I had a vision of working from home, …

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Three Commitments Every Blogger Needs to Make!

Three Commitments Every Blogger Needs to Make!

Once you’ve been bitten by the blogging bug, it’s impossible not to make a commitment to your corner of the internet. If you blog purely for the love of writing, you still have to pour hours of your life into crafting perfectly worded pieces. If you blog for a living, you have to work hard …

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The Ways of a Woman with Ambition

The Ways of a Woman with Ambition

I’ve never described myself as a woman with ambition before. My usual take on life is more sit on the fence, rather than fight for what I believe in. I’ve always worked hard, but I’ve never had a passion for what I’ve done. I’ve always been happy enough to do an honest days work, without …

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The Endeavours of Highly Successful Procrastinators

The Endeavours of Highly Successful Procrastinators

Procrastination. We’ve all been guilty of it at one time or another. It usually hits when a deadline is looming, when you know you need to knuckle down and get some work done. That little devil pops up on your shoulder and diverts your attention to a meaningless task, that’s disguised as top priority. It’s …

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Penclic Mouse R3, A Blogger’s Best Friend

Penclic Mouse R3, A Blogger’s Best Friend

As a blogger and a writer I spend more time on my laptop than ever before.  With a to-do list that’s often as long as my arm and not enough hours in the day, anything that makes my work run a little smoother is a welcome companion. I was recently given the chance to try …

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Living and NOT Letting Live – When Blogging Gets Ugly

Living and NOT Letting Live – When Blogging Gets Ugly

This post has been on my mind for a little while now. At first I just put it to the back of my mind, I wasn’t going to voice my opinion. I thought I’d carry on in my own little world and ignore the, quite frankly tripe, that’s been popping up in the blogging community. …

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How to Maintain Drive and Ambition when you’re Self-Employed

How to Maintain Drive and Ambition when you’re Self-Employed

Self-employment is the dream of many. You get to work when you want, stay in bed until brunch and still earn enough money to keep you and yours in the lifestyle you’ve become accustomed to, right? Wrong! To become a success in the self-employment game you need drive and ambition by the bucket load. There’s …

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Five Reasons you Should Start Blogging

Five Reasons you Should Start Blogging

Have you considered writing blogs in the past? Maybe you’ve started and it’s fallen by the wayside, or maybe you haven’y plucked the courage to put fingers to keyboard yet. Before The Tale of Mummyhood was born I spent years dipping in and out of blogging, but this time I caught the bug and discovered …

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