Book Love, multicultural children's book day, WAHM

Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 Book Review-The Little Girl Who Lost her Smile

 It’s time! The celebration month for Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 (1/27/17)  has begun. In its fourth year, MCBD was founded by Valarie Budayr from Jump Into A Book and Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom. Their continuing mission is to raise awareness on the ongoing need to include kid’s books that celebrate diversity in home and school bookshelves… Read More Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 Book Review-The Little Girl Who Lost her Smile

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8 Things to Keep in Mind when Reaching for the Stars in 2017

Ready to reach for the stars in 2017? I know I am. BUT to achieve hopes, dreams and goals, there needs to be a method-to-the-madness. A how-am-I-going-to-master-this-plan. You can’t get to a new destination without having some idea of the direction to head. I think that’s where many people get themselves into a pickle. They… Read More 8 Things to Keep in Mind when Reaching for the Stars in 2017

Life Lessons, WAHM

Society labels-I’m Not a Square Peg in a Round Hole (and I like it)

Society labels-I’m Not a Square Peg in a Round Hole (and I like it) Labels are never fun. Unless of course they are labels on designer shoes, bags or dresses. Then labels are pretty amazing. But in society “labels” are a way to categorized, describe, pigeon hole or Square-Peg-in-a-Round-others and it’s oftentimes not in a… Read More Society labels-I’m Not a Square Peg in a Round Hole (and I like it)

Life Lessons, WAHM

Thoughts on turning 51 from an old mom with young kids

It seems like not all that long ago (OK, a year) when I was fussing about turning 50. Blubbering is probably more accurate. Honestly, this was a life-consuming traumatic event for me. I cried for MONTHS before my official b-day. And I wasn’t even sure where this sadness was coming from. Franticmommy readers may remember this soggy… Read More Thoughts on turning 51 from an old mom with young kids

Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

Advice from Mom: What Savvy Biz Owners Have Learned About Success

  I love my mom. She’s folksy and country-fied and, as a retired person in her 70’s, can barely send a text or use Facebook. But I love her. Her sage wisdom has carried me far in life. Little childhood gems like “Sit up straight, listen when you’re being spoken to and respect your elders.” or my absolute… Read More Advice from Mom: What Savvy Biz Owners Have Learned About Success

blogging basics, Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

Social Etiquette- Tips and Thoughts for Being Polite Online

I am always on the hunt for really good information online. I particularly love any article on blogging that includes tips on how to attract readers, how create cool content and all the bells-and-whistles that can help my blog be the best it can be. I also enjoy really good articles on what NOT to do… Read More Social Etiquette- Tips and Thoughts for Being Polite Online