Maintaining Yourself Without Giving in to Other Blogger Pressure

Here’s the thing every new blogger needs to know about the blogging world: It is so mercurial you’re going to feel like you’re flying by the seat of your pants whether you’ve been blogging for 2 days or 10 years. We want you to know that and to repeat that to yourself...

July Goals & Intentions: Personal Development

To go with our monthly goal-setting sessions on Facebook, we decided to do a monthly link up of goals posts. This concept began when we were "just bloggers" and not entrepreneurs. Pam Hodges of Hodge Podge Moments and our resident accountability leader hosted a link...

June 2017: Business and Self-Love Goals

Writing a goals post was always one of my favorite things to do on my personal blog. It was something that kept me accountable. Lately, I've been battling some self-sabotaging gremlins and I feel that posting my goals and wins publicly could be very helpful for all of...

4 Reasons Your Business Should Have a Blog

It's 2016, but not everyone has a blog. It's honestly a little mind blowing to me, since I've seen firsthand the benefits that accumulate from having a blog! I know that it's a time-suck, and I know that it's complicated. Rather, it can seem complicated. I hear you....

Defeating the Self-Sabotage Gremlins

We are all guilty of it at one time or another, listening to those little thoughts niggling at us. Thoughts that stop us soaring to the awesome heights we’re capable of. I know I’ve done it on numerous occasions, listened to the gremlins chattering in my ear. You...

3 Business Lessons I Learned From the Trolls Movie

On Black Friday, I took my daughter to watch the movie Trolls. She had been asking about it since we saw the preview in August so I was happy to finally be able to take her. Sitting in a dark theater with her in my lap, it was quite a different scene than when I was...

Focusing Your Blog vs Niching Down

  First things first, let’s get the definition straight...What is a niche? In the blog and business world, a niche is what category you fall under. Many popular niches include fashion, beauty, wedding and business. Sometimes the big niches are broken into smaller...

How to Start a Podcast with Dana Malstaff

You listen to podcasts on your way to drop the kids off, or maybe in the kitchen while you get dinner ready. You feel like you get to know each of the hosts and can see how well it builds their brand, and community. You love all of it, and you want in, so you decide...

The Best Coaching Options For You

Welcome back to Coaching Made Clear! This is Part 3: The Best Coaching Option for You. In the the first two posts of this series, we talked about what a coach does and understanding whether or not you need a coach. In this week’s post, I’m going to talk about a few...

You’re Just a Mom

When people ask what I do, I generally answer with “I'm just a SAHM” which not only discounts the amount of work I put into motherhood and raising compassionate and kind humans but also the work I do as a blogger, freelancer and entrepreneur. Recently, I’ve found...

13 Ways to Celebrate Galentine’s Day

Have you heard of Galentine's Day? Galentine's Day is celebrated on February 13th and is a pop culture event. If you are not familiar with the TV show Parks and Rec then you most likely don't know what Galentine's Day is. That's totally okay! But I want to let you in...

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September Goals & Intentions: Organization

What do you think of when you hear the word “organized?” Being organized may seem like a time-consuming task and one that you’ll never accomplish, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, spending a little time up front to get organized could help you have more time for...

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Living The Work At Home Mom Life

Lately, the people in my personal life have been asking a lot of questions about what I do and when I'm going to go back to work, especially since my husband and I are nowhere near as financially stable as we were when I was working 70 hour weeks. Of course we are not...

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