Gifts Tailored to Busy Mom Biz Owners!

  Whether you’re buying gifts for yourself, another small business owner, or want to give this list to your family – I’m sure there will be something that will start your business off on the right track for 2017!  There are real products,...

Is Passion Necessary for Starting a Business?

I hear many entrepreneurs talk about finding their “passion.”  And once you’ve found it – your business will “click.”  Everything will be wonderful and you’ll drive off into the sunset. I disagree with this sentiment.  It has...

Scheduling for Sanity

The summer breezes are starting to subside.  Back-to-school shopping is in full force.  Time to switch from a summer mindset and schedule to a fall one.  With the kids (school-aged – middle to high) back in school and activities starting up, it’s vital to...

Best Laid Plans…

I know that summer can be challenging for virtual business owners.  After several summers that were difficult, I developed some strategies to cope with working at home and having my middle and high school-aged kids at home (See post: “How to Survive at Home as a...

Mobile Biz Kit

As a Second Act Mom, you’ll try to work part-time in your business in order to spend time with kids after school.  However, I end up sitting at sports practices and/or music lessons for hours.  No reason to waste that time.  So I developed a “Mobile Biz...

My Second Act

I lived abroad, got a Master’s degree, had a satisfying career, but all that changed when I had children.  We made the decision that I would stay home with the children (which we could do if we were careful money-wise).  As my children got older, I did think...