Home Business Summer Tips – Part 5

The following three concepts just might change your life completely.  And not just your business life.  If you can effectively put these three ideas into action, you will live a happier life.  I’m not kidding you.  This is valuable stuff.  It will seem easy and simple on the surface, and for some of you, maybe…

Home Business Summer Tips – Part 4

Today, let’s get our calendar done and start making sure it’s filled with income producing activity.  Remember – this isn’t the time to beat yourself up – it’s a time to keep improving!  Today’s step – start to eliminate lists of things you need “to do” throughout the day. At the end of Part 3 I asked you to decide when to…

Raising a Reader – Steps 3 & 4

3. Keep books available. Make it easy to read. Kids of any age shouldn’t have to ask permission to read or look at books.  Have age-appropriate books completely available to them – to touch, to read, to hold, to snuggle with, to play with, to look at without worry of harming the books.  Teach them…

Home Business Summer Tips – Part 3

It’s time for the next phase of organization, so you can be off and running with your home business this summer! Now that you know what a sense of calm a working calendar system can give you, let’s see how you are doing so far!  Don’t worry if you haven’t gotten it done yet –…

Clutter Buster for Parents and those who Work from Home

Simple tip for the day – book cases. From experience – whether you buy cheap ones from a local discount store, find them at garage sales or save up and get the good ones, book cases really do help with clutter – a LOT. You can use them for books (like I do) so you…

Home Business Summer Tips – Part 2

Do you want to get more done?  Would you like to be more successful?  More efficient?  Do you have a system in place so you don’t forget things?  Or are you still working with slips of paper, sticky notes and piles of files.  Are you calm throughout your day? or do you run from one…

Raising a Reader – Steps 1 & 2

Want to find out how to raise a reader? Check out these steps and you’ll find you are on your way! 1. Read to your baby or any aged child.  It is never too early to introduce your child to books.  Read board books to your infant, give them cloth books and float plastic books in…

Family Movie Recommendation

I just watched “Penelope” with my daughter.  It was amazing!  I don’t know how I missed this movie when it was in the theater.  James McAvoy is great in this film and everyone should see it.  There are so many good messages in this movie, I don’t know where to start! Just….watch it. Beth

Home Business Summer Tips – Part I

Do you have a home business?  Are you not sure how to keep up over the summer because: Kids are home? You have a vacation to plan and execute or people coming to visit? You have additional tasks or events (like gardening or summer sports) during your day? Well, you’re not alone.  If you want your business to move…