six figure blog myth

The Six Figure Blog Myth {and what to focus on instead}

After attending the Blogging While Brown conference this past weekend – and having lots of great conversations with bloggers at various stages of their blogging careers – I started to ponder what I call the “six figure blog myth.” What I found is that there’s this allure about blogging that makes people pursue the craft […]

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I Had The Time of My Life at BlogHer’14

Before you ask yourself, the answer is yes. I'm totally singing the song, I've Had The Time of My Life, which appears at the end of everyone's all-time favorite movie, Dirty Dancing. That song is on repeat in my head as I write this awesome BlogHer Conference recap post. So I invite you to also play that tune as you read - in your head or on your … [Read More...]

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Are You Making This Mistake When Working From Home?

You awake a little groggy and rub your eyes before turning off the alarm clock. You drag yourself out of bed and go brush your teeth. While gurgling mouthwash you think to yourself “I really should take a shower and get dressed” but the reality is, you just don’t feel like it. You saunter over to your home office area and plop down at your … [Read More...]

six figure blog myth

The Six Figure Blog Myth {and what to focus on instead}

After attending the Blogging While Brown conference this past weekend - and having lots of great conversations with bloggers at various stages of their blogging careers - I started to ponder what I call the "six figure blog myth." What I found is that there's this allure about blogging that makes people pursue the craft in hopes that it will be … [Read More...]

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Reflections of a Young Mommy Life

There's an oddly sad but also liberating feeling that washes over me when I think about the fact that a few months shy of my 35th birthday, I'm celebrating my 17th mommiversary. For those who don't know, that would be my mommy + anniversary. That's right, the finish line is near. Well, at least with this one. My oldest child is 17-years-old. I … [Read More...]

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The Reality of Sibling Rivalry

As my daughter cuddled with me on the couch while I caught up on the latest General Hospital episode {gotta have my soaps, don't judge me!}, her younger brother came downstairs and started in on a meltdown. He complained about his transformer toys that weren't where he left them, and accused his sister of throwing them around because she was … [Read More...]

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PR Newswire- – New Book Shows Moms How to Recover Me Time

Study Shows Mothers Get 13 Fewer Hours of "Me" Time but New Time Management Book for Busy Moms Shows Them How to Get All That Time Back WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 -- A recent study from BabyCenter reveals that the newest generation of mothers get 13 fewer hours of "me" time but thankfully, the new book by author and parenting expert, Carin … [Read More...]

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The SMART Playbook {Review and Author Q&A}

In today's fast-paced society, it's often difficult for parents to effectively teach their children relevant life skills. And with the addition of technology and its related issues, there are certainly many challenges involved with teaching kids how to socialize, mind their manners, and display proper etiquette online {and off}. This is … [Read More...]