Category Archives: Working Mom

2016 Vision Board

I love my vision boards. I’ve made one each year for the past five years, and while some years it has proven more effective than others, I still enjoy taking the time to plan out my goals for the year. Let’s look back at 2015: Left to Right, Top to Bottom:1. Create and preserve more…

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What Parenting Has Taught Me About Marketing

Or, how your customers are just like a three year old. The same principles that you use to convince a toddler to eat their vegetables can also be applied to content marketing. 1. Get to the point and it better be interesting.You have a grand total of about 3 seconds to grab the attention of…

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Why I Need to be a Working Mom

After almost 7 years of freelance work, I started a full time job back in February. I think I shocked quite a few people when that happened, myself included. But after five months of this change, I can confidently say that becoming a out of house working mom was the best decision I could’ve made….

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Inside the Mind of a Work From Home Mom

Today is a major milestone. I’m finally getting to experience what many moms feel at the beginning of each school year: freedom! Okay, maybe not exactly “freedom,” but I am getting a little bit of time to myself. Mini-me is off to pre-preschool also known as “Mother’s Morning Out” and I’m getting to do something…

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Are We Raising a Lazy Generation of Children?

A few nights ago, we were too exhausted to cook dinner and not in the mood to go someplace nice to eat. So, off to Zaxby’s we went. A group of high school kids were sitting a few tables away from us, it wasn’t the loud Britney Spears song singing that got to me. It…

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It’s Okay to Let Go (A Little)

Yesterday, I had one wisdom tooth taken out. That one itty bitty little bugger that had grown in years after I “had my wisdom teeth taken out.” With Mommy drugged up and mind in Lala land, Mini-me was left in the care of Paul aka Daddy. I thought (or knew) that surely at least one,…

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Proud to be a Southerner

These past few days have made me proud to be a Southerner. Like the vast majority of ATLiens, I am a Southern transplant who moved here for college a little over a decade ago. I liked the weather, food and people enough, so I stuck around after graduation. I always prided myself as a “Northerner,”…

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4 weeks of Motherhood,10 Lessons Learned and What I’m Thankful For

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! These first few weeks of being a new mom have flown by, and while I haven’t spent much time here, we have been busily taking pictures, video and documenting our new life with our little one. Finding the energy to take pictures was near impossible at the beginning. There are many photos…

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