• Blogging,  Work from Home

    My Guest Post Experience: Motherhood & Baggage

    Many bloggers agree that creating a guest post to publish on other blog sites is a great way to gain exposure. Additionally, it is an effective way to generate trust within the blogging community. Recently, I found an opportunity to guest post for another motherhood blog site. While guest positing doesn’t necessarily mean you have to stay within your niche, I chose to follow through with a blog that was similar to mine in the motherhood niche for this post. When choosing guest post opportunities, here are some tips that I considered before agreeing to post. I hope these tips are helpful to you! 5 Things to Consider Before Submitting…

  • Motherhood,  Work from Home

    Productivity Tips for Moms: Time Management Techniques with a Toddler

    Productivity tips for moms is a fairly hot topic of discussion lately. Recently, I have been getting questioned by friends and family, “How do you do it?” “Do you ever sleep?” “Where do you find the time?” The answer isn’t so simple, unfortunately. As with anything in life, each day isn’t guaranteed and each day isn’t the same as the last. Fortunately, I found a way to do it all up to this point in my work-from-home-mom journey. I wanted to share my productivity tips for moms for those looking for a little more inspiration or encouragement in their lives. *Keep in mind, this schedule works for my family and…

  • Work from Home

    Replace My Income: My Goal and Success to Working From Home

    One of the most important goals for me to meet lately was to replace my income. I have been given such a great opportunity to stay home with my son and watch him grow. However, I still wanted to contribute financially to my family’s needs. I’m going to be really honest; the income that I was used to bringing home was not very much to begin with. I was working as an early childhood educator, aka a daycare teacher. The salary for this industry is low to begin with. I wasn’t making a ton of money. Add in the the expense of daycare for my son and I was bringing…

  • Blogging,  Work from Home

    When is the right time to start a blog?

    When is the right time to start a blog? I’m sure you’ve seen dozens if not hundreds of sources telling you how to start a blog or how you can make money from blogging. While this may all sound enticing, I think there are many out there who are still waiting for “the right time” before they jump in to finally start a blog of their own. Why? What is holding you back from starting your own blog? Are you too busy with work? With your child(ren)? With life? Check, check, and check! Been there, done that. From experience, the right time never comes. You’re always going to be “too…

  • Blogging

    Increase Blog Traffic for Beginners Without Posting to Your Site

    As a beginner blogger, I’m always researching new ways to increase blog traffic to my site. This is something that’s continually on every blogger’s mind and the are so many methods to this madness. The trick is to find which method and technique works best for you. I took a month off from posting on my site and specifically focused on increasing my traffic, views, and engagements for my site. While this is not generally recommended, taking time away from posting on your website and then jumping back into it has proven to give boosts as well. I found it worked for this experiment. However, it is not something I…