Having a home based business can seem like perfect solution for parents of small children. Many imagine that working from home will provide the time they need to raise their kids while still bringing in an income. This situation can be very advantageous in the right setting. A few guidelines can help you successfully work at home with small children. First, you need to differentiate between home life and work life. Often, having a separate…

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Having a home based business and having a family have one big thing in common – both require a lot of time and energy. If you have a family and work at home, it’s important to find a balance between working and being with your family. While it’s tempting to work more to earn more money, every hour you log at work is an hour you’re not spending with the people that really matter. In…

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This week my kids go back to school! The summer just FLEW by! Unbelievable! I cannot tell you how blessed I feel to be able to work from home and watch them grow through the summer and be available for all their school events! But in saying that know that it is an absolute balancing act! And I don’t ALWAYS get it right. Here are a few tips to help you reach that goal of…

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Successful home business entrepreneurs are not born; they’re made. They make themselves successful by practicing certain habits. Without these habits, it’s nearly impossible to weather all of the storms you’ll face running your business. Here are 5 of the secrets of entrepreneurial success. #1 They’re Passionate  The best home-based businesses are driven by passion. The entrepreneurs behind them do what they do out of love and not purely a profit motive. Success is easy to achieve if…

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When your home based business gets off the ground and you get that first taste of success, it’s addictive. You’ll find yourself turning into a workaholic because you want more of that sweet success. At this point, most home business entrepreneurs suddenly have a totally different challenge to face – balancing time between work and family. Your family needs you just as much and probably more than your home business does. Here are some tips…

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When you start a home business, there are certain obstacles that always arise. These aren’t things like marketing strategies or new technologies to learn. They’re the unexpected challenges of working at home. Here are the top obstacles and some tips on dealing with them. Kid Catastrophes  Yep I am a mom and I can tell you all about this…I think it is the  single biggest challenge of working at home, if you’re a parent, is dealing…

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