Last winter, I tried five times, unsuccessfully, to take a business trip from New York to Phoenix. On all five attempts, my flight was delayed and then cancelled for weather-related reasons. In my view, this really meant five wasted trips to the airport and dozens of hours I will never get back. For us working mommies, every minute counts and I’m always on the hunt for ways to … [Read more...] about Business Travel Shortcuts For The Working Parent
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How Much is Too Much to Share About Your Family Online?
My mother says that I used to be funnier, a whole lot funnier, when it comes to what I reveal about my family online. But it’s hard to be funny when you’ve been muzzled. When I first started writing online, my children couldn’t read. The youngest was still in diapers. I felt free to blog and write columns chock-full of the frustrating-yet-colorful details about my … [Read more...] about How Much is Too Much to Share About Your Family Online?
Could You Turn Your Craft Hobby Into a Business?
If you love making handmade items, then you may have considered turning your passion into a business. But many craft-lovers get hung up wondering if they have what it takes to sell their designs successfully. Luckily, with the emergence of online marketplaces like Etsy and ArtFire, it has never been easier to get up and running. The set-up fees are very low when you are … [Read more...] about Could You Turn Your Craft Hobby Into a Business?
Cue Sticks: Getting Started in Your Own Business
Some people know what their calling is at a very young age and that passion just sticks with them for life. Nancy Shapiro was born to teach. Now, she's turned that gift of helping others into a business called Cue Sticks. Through Cue Sticks, Nancy teaches the power of positive thinking. Cue Sticks are daily reminders that come in the form of either a temporary tattoo … [Read more...] about Cue Sticks: Getting Started in Your Own Business
Mom’s Guide to Online Espionage
The Wall Street Journal (which, refreshingly for a biz publication, frequently captures the wacky dynamics of modern motherhood) ran a piece last Wednesday chronicling all the ways kids try to outsmart their moms and get onto Facebook and other social media sites that parents have forbidden. I read the article in our kitchen via old-school newsprint while my three kids hovered … [Read more...] about Mom’s Guide to Online Espionage