• Ready to start using a planner to be more productive and organized? Read how I use mine for home and business, and my best tips for how to use yours!
    be productive,  family & home,  wahm life

    How I Use My Planner to Be More Productive

    Before I got my planner, I was running my household and business off a half-sheet sized notepad! I’m so glad I finally bit the bullet and bought myself a planner. It’s helped me be more productive in my daily life, plan out my long-term goals, and juggle all the aspects of my life much more seamlessly. Read on to find out how to use your own planner to be more productive! My Planner You don’t need a fancy, expensive planner to be more productive! I got a weekly layout Day Designer from Target on sale. At the time of writing, they’re sold out of the design I purchased. But this…

  • All kinds of moms catch a lot of flack for having goals outside of the home. Here's what I have to say to the haters who question our hustle! | Fulfill & Thrive
    personal goals,  wahm life

    Is Having Goals Selfish?

    We live in a strange world – where stay-at-home moms are still thought of as the feminine ideal, but they’re looked down on as wasting their education and hanging out in pajamas all day. Meanwhile, working moms are either thought of as being selfish and not spending enough time with their kids, or being alpha women who sacrifice time with their kids to provide for their family. Of course, there are other stereotypes and assumptions out there, none of which are completely accurate. No matter the mom, we’re all real people (shocking!) – and having goals is in our DNA. Whether we want to follow our career dreams, make our…

  • Looking for tips about how to start a blog? Check out the reasons I decided to become a blogger, and the tools I'm using right now!
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    How to Start a Blog, and the Reasons I Decided to Become a Blogger

    Starting a blog was a lot harder than I thought it would be! But the payoff has already been amazing. I’m so proud that I’m already making money and booking clients after less than six months blogging. So why did I start a blog? And how did I sort through so much information to get a website up and running? Read on for an honest look at being a mommy blogger! Psst! You can steal the blogging calendar that I use every single month! Skip the work of figuring out your own. You can find it in my Resource Library – click the banner below to get signed up! My…

  • Could the fear of failure be holding you back from achieving your biggest goals? Read to find out - and learn what to do about it!
    grow confidence,  mental health,  personal goals,  wahm life

    Is the Fear of Failure Keeping You from Achieving Your Goals?

    Let me ask you a question. Have you achieved that goal you’ve been working at for so long? You know the one I’m talking about – the goal you’ve had for months if not years, that will totally change your life once you reach it. I have a few of those myself! If you haven’t, this post is for you. Keep reading to identify if fear of failure is what’s keeping your from achieving your goals, and what to do about it. How to Know if Fear of Failure is Keeping You from Achieving Your Goals You can’t get started. If you find that you just can’t start working towards…

  • I wish I could find more hours in the day, but instead I have to work with what we all have - and make sure I'm being as efficient as possible during them! Read about how I stay productive whenever I can as a mom and business owner. | Fulfill & Thrive
    be productive,  wahm life

    How to Be More Efficient

    I know I’m not the only one who feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day! With so many things to juggle, we need to find ways to squeeze more out of the time we do have. Since I started this blog (and really since I became a mom) I’ve been interested in efficiency and how to be the most efficient that I can be. For my blog, I only have a few free hours, cut into segments, to get anything done. (Of course I am being interrupted by my three-year-old Emma, too!) It’s a process learning how to get the most done at a time. Here are some…