Category Archives: work-at-home

Motherhod vs career… conflicting or complimentary?

Sometimes you just need a little adult conversation. I had a meeting today… complete with work clothes, makeup and… gasp… contact lenses! I got up, had a shower and left the entire morning routine to The Husband (with the exception of … Continue reading

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Dumping the laundry for living in the Moment

It was a beautiful fall day yesterday. The bathrooms needed cleaning, the laundry was half done, a birthday cake needed baking and these darned grant applications were haunting me. So we went to the apple orchard. It wasn’t a grand … Continue reading

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Confessions of an E-mail Addict

I have a confession to make. I like to check my email…. a lot. I open my inbox in the morning and don’t close it until bedtime… sometimes not even then.  My fancy new Ipod Touch means I even check … Continue reading

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Wednesdays is for writing: The Stranger

Wow. I’m not sure I knew what I was getting myself into. It is Wednesday and, as I decreed, Wednesday is for writing. I’m still looking for writing starts. You don’t have to be a writer… just offer a few … Continue reading

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Already missing my Canadian Living

My mother has, as long as I can remember, been reading Canadian Living. It was when I was living on my own and started getting my own copies that I felt like an adult. It is my dream magazine in … Continue reading

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Self-confidence… lost and found.

It’s easy to get caught up in the minutia of daily life: to get overwhelmed or feel like the daily stressors are getting the best of you. I’ve been feeling like that a lot lately. I think the challenge is … Continue reading

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The Multi-Tasking Mamma Hits a Slump

I miss deadlines. I miss story meetings. I miss bull sessions. Most of all I miss daily assignments. Don’t get me wrong. I still love working from home. I love being here for all the Dude moments. I love not … Continue reading

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Snow day…

This should make for an interesting day. My childcare provider had surgery last night (and still offered to take the boys today. M – I know you are reading and you should know you are a crazy woman!) and it’s … Continue reading

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My Own Worst Enemy…

I think I’m my own worst enemy. I complain about people not treating this like a real job but then I come down to my office and find piles of junk collected during half-hearted attempts to clean other, more high … Continue reading

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Marketing Mama?

An interesting thing is happening with this blog. More people are reading it (which is all good… tell your friends and have them tell their friends!) but some of those new readers have something to sell. They want me to … Continue reading

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