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How to Start a Blog in Five Easy Steps

You might be wondering, can I really learn how to start a blog in five easy steps? The answer is yes! It's really that simple. I talk to friends all the time who tell me they really want to start a blog. But then that's where it ends. They are either too scared, or too…
Starting a mom blog
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Create a Productive Work from Home Schedule in Four Simple Steps

If you're a work at home mom, creating a productive work from home schedule can be a bit like piecing together a large jigsaw puzzle. Read below to learn about four simple steps for developing an organized, efficient, and most importantly, productive work from home schedule: Step One: Find Your Happy Medium There are many…
Create a Productive Work from Home Schedule
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Five Secrets for Keeping Your Job Skills Sharp as a SAHM

Whether you’re planning for a few months of maternity leave, or anticipating taking several years away from the paid workforce to take care of your kids (or even if you’re unsure of what you’re going to do), there are several simple things you can do to keep your job skills sharp and fresh, while also…
How to keep your job skills current
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Four Steps to Address Gaps in Your Cover Letter

Whether you’ve been out of the workforce taking care of kids, relatives, or dealing with a personal illness or challenge, you can minimize and address employment gaps in your cover letter by the following four steps to address gaps in your cover letter. Unlike the resume, which is used as a marketing document to showcase…
how to address gaps in your cover letter
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Tips for Finding and Living Your Passion

Recently I visited a local aquarium with my two young kids. While trying to keep an eye on my children as they screamed and ran back and forth in front of the sea lion exhibit, I noticed a young woman standing near us. There was something so peaceful about how she was observing the mammals.…
Find your career passion
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Resume Tips for Moms Returning to Work

For the last (insert length of time), you have changed hundreds of dirty diapers, lifted and carried thousands of pounds of baby and kid gear around with Sherpa-like strength, learned and mastered EMT skills, performing first-aid and other unimaginable measures for your kids during emergency situations (car blow-outs, anyone?), acted as personal chef for the…
how to write a resume for mom returning to work
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