Category: WAHM

The (4th annual) corporate Christmas party for a work-at-home freelance journalist

Sitting in my little basement office, eating appetizers and playing games with myself … while all dressed up? Yeah, that’s something I’ve been doing for FOUR YEARS NOW. (See the very first one, the second one, and last year’s party.) Last year’s party was… Continue Reading “The (4th annual) corporate Christmas party for a work-at-home freelance journalist”

10 steps to a work-at-home snow day

1. Be grateful you don’t have to rush around getting everybody dressed and into snowpants and making breakfast and lunch and packing schoolbags. 2. Oh … but all that rushing around is your ticket to freedom (well, two hours of it while the littlest… Continue Reading “10 steps to a work-at-home snow day”

Try something that scares you

When you’re self-employed and you work all alone at home, there isn’t a supervisor who’s going to assign you a more challenging project or suggest you step outside your comfort zone. There isn’t a boss you’re trying to impress for a raise (raise! ha!)… Continue Reading “Try something that scares you”

Asking for what you want

Werk It Wednesday is a day late this week, guys. I was crying a lot yesterday and couldn’t really focus, so here we go! Once again, I came away from a BlogJam conference feeling 1,000X more motivated, excited and determined than I was going… Continue Reading “Asking for what you want”

Wanted: More time for everything!

We talk about how 24 hours in a day are just not enough. That’s never been more true for me, as a self-employed whatcha-ma-call-it, because it’s hard not to feel like any working opportunity SHOULD be spent working. Here is a complete list of… Continue Reading “Wanted: More time for everything!”