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Who’s the boss?

Who’s the boss?

There's a Facebook group that I joined today to help parents forced into homeschooling because of coronavirus concerns. Either their kids' school has closed, or they've voluntarily taken their kids out of school because someone in the family is immunocompromised, or...

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So you’re being forced to homeschool…

So you’re being forced to homeschool…

This is the first in a series of homeschool day-in-the-life type posts. I don't know how many installments I'll do. Maybe it'll just be this one. Maybe I'll do it for a week, or two, or several months. We'll see. See, I know a lot of people are having work shutdowns...

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A day in the life of an introverted mum

A day in the life of an introverted mum

I'm thrilled to be part of the Introverted Mom content tour, celebrating the release of Introverted Mom: Your Guide to More Calm, Less Guilt, and Quiet Joy by Jamie C. Martin. Releases 7 May 2019. Preorder now and get a bunch of bonuses, and (if you're Stateside)...

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My business planning system for 2018

My business planning system for 2018

Happy new year! Do you have a business planning system for 2018? If you don't, it's not too late to get one! I know - it can be totally overwhelming to do business planning for a whole year ahead of time. Who knows what the future holds? How can we know if the project...

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Grow your business while eating cake

Grow your business while eating cake

Wouldn't you like to know how to grow your business while eating cake? Cake! Everybody loves cake! -- Donkey, Shrek Yeah, right. Growing a business takes WORK. Like, lots of it. At least that's what conventional wisdom tells us. You need to slave away day and night,...

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Website Systems every biz should have

Website Systems every biz should have

The countdown is on...7 days to launch! Here's another set of tips from Piece of Cake: 42 Simple Systems For Your Business. It's all about 5 website systems I think are invaluable for every online biz. Enjoy! Schedule your website backups. If you only implement one...

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Colour Coded Wall Calendar: Your biz at a glance

Colour Coded Wall Calendar: Your biz at a glance

Counting down to the launch of Piece of Cake: 42 Simple Systems For Your Business in 2 more weeks! This week, I'm sharing another excerpt detailing something that's helped me over the last couple of years - a big wall calendar. Enjoy! A big full year wall calendar,...

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It’s okay if you’re struggling

It’s okay if you’re struggling

May and June are always hard months for me. 8 years ago this month, my little boy Ian was born. He died two days later from brain damage suffered during my pregnancy. I've changed a lot since then. And every year, without fail, I have trouble keeping up with the...

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Inbox Zero: email management for beginners

Inbox Zero: email management for beginners

Twenty-one years ago, when I got my first email address, I was always so excited to get email. And to be honest, I still get a little excited when I see my new mail notification. Now, when I check my email in the morning, I often have 30, 40, 50, or even more emails...

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