The WAHM sick day survival guide: when you’ve got a little sickie at home

The plague is going around and I'm totally using these tips to make sure my business doesn't suffer.

One of the most highly touted benefits of having a home-based business is the flexibility it affords you — and this is absolutely brought home when there’s a little one under the weather and underfoot. Having a sick child at home can certainly throw a wrench in your work plans, especially if you’ve got deadline pressure, an appointment, or an event to figure out how to work around. As much … Read the rest…

How Not to Get Pinkeye (with love to Bob Costas)

The Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, have set the U.S. abuzz with all kinds of chatter about the sport, the location, and that breath-taking opening ceremony. Perhaps the greatest dark horse of these Games, though, is a certain NBC broadcaster and his pink eyes. Bob Costas is one of the key figures of modern-day Olympics coverage. He surprised everyone last Thursday with his opening broadcast as he donned glasses and … Read the rest…