For The Mom Who Wants To Be A Work At Home Mom

You want to be home with your kids. They are still little and each day is passing in the blink of an eye. How will you ever get to be with them if you’re always working outside the home? You desperately want to be a work at home mom. And spend more time with your kids. I get it!

Up until last October, I was that mom and at times through the unknown, I still have bits and pieces of anxiety and fear that tries to steal my joy and keeps me from trusting in myself and what I am capable of doing versus what God is capable of doing. Continue reading “For The Mom Who Wants To Be A Work At Home Mom”

Christian Bloggers On A Mission

Christian bloggers on a mission?

Bloggers on a mission are where Christian bloggers are eager to get God’s Word out. You desire to use your blog to share God’s work in your life in hopes of encouraging someone else.

You find yourself coming back to God’s truth looking for his guidance and counsel through each step you take.

It’s easy to get lost in the countless number of blogging tips and tricks if you’re not standing firm. I’ve been there and it only takes a split second. Therefore, being embedded in God’s Word through this blogging journey is a necessity and you’ll find more peace when you seek Him first. Continue reading “Christian Bloggers On A Mission”

Making Him Your Business Partner

You’ve just decided to start a blog. You’re so excited for this new journey. You have seen all of the different success stories that your blogging friends have shared and now you want to be the next one.

You have this plan to build your blog full of unique content and eventually hope to use it as a full-time business.

All the other bloggers out there have recommended courses that will be the sure thing to take you to the next level in your blogging journey. You have now subscribed to the 20th email list so you can receive your free worksheet or course on “How to be a successful blogger“.

What’s next?

You start going through the 10th email course you’ve received in your inbox last week and are now moving on to the next one.

“Maybe, if I fill out the workbook that goes with it than the information will be better sustainable”, you think to yourself.

Your inbox continues to fill up with more and more subscriptions to free blogging success. Until finally, one day, you realize that 6 months have gone by and where are you at?

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Is Your Life an Inspiration to Others?

inspirationI would hope you think your life is an inspiration.

As a woman in her twenty-somethings, you would think I knew what I wanted to be when I grew up. Well, here I am. All grown-up (so I think). And most times I am not sure what I am doing. I just go day by day waiting until a light bulb goes off in my head signaling what I need to spend my life doing. Not sure if that will ever happen but I do know a couple things for sure.

I am a…

Mom.
Wife.
Woman of Faith. (Although, I am not perfect whatsoever)

What do all of these have in common? I am a woman with a purpose. I think writing things helps me to figure out for myself who I am.

So this brings me back to, Is your life an inspiration?

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Perseverance Paid Off. I Left My Day Job

You have read all sorts of blog posts on how to leave your day job and they all keep telling you the same thing. Find out how to leave your day job the right way. You'll be surprised!Let me start by sharing with you some of my bad habits prior to becoming a mom.

Anytime I would get a job I would find myself leaving after only a few months. Many of you don’t know but alongside having an entrepreneur mindset I also dealt with a lot of anxiety in every one of the instances that I left my job after such a short time.

Each morning I woke up to get ready for work and would be accompanied with stomach aches, tingling, nausea, and a mind full of fear, anxiety, and panic.

Although leaving any of my previous jobs gave me a sense of instant relief from anxiety I found myself feeling empty and frustrated not knowing what would happen next.

Fast forward to today…

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What has kept me at my job when I really want to quit?

quitI can tell you, it’s sure not my boss.

I have been at my job for almost two years now. That’s a long time for me as I usually have a hard time sticking to one thing for too long. I think when I found myself as a sole financial provider for my daughter I felt as if I didn’t have any other choice.

Now I do want to share with you that for quite some time I have wanted to work from home. I have always had a tough time going to a job where I was tied down to someone else’s schedule.

What am I trying to achieve?

For the past 4 months I have attempted to create a plan to quit my day job where I can stay home and build a business. I have yet to achieve this but have hope to believe that I am on my way to obtaining this dream.

It’s always been in me. Being an entrepreneur. Since I was young I was always thinking of new things I could do to make money for myself. So you ask, “What’s the problem?”. I can’t tell you right now because I am not really even sure what it is.

Four months ago I decided I would start a blog, then I began to do a little freelance work. In the midst of both I became unmotivated. How could a driven person like me possibly become unmotivated? It happened but I would like to say I am getting back on track.

Instead of worrying about what to write and how I am going to make money, I have decided to just write. I have decided to allow God to lead me while I just rest in trusting him as well as to stop being the overly idealistic person that I am.

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From Homemaker to Working Mom

I recall the days I would be in the office and see a mom with her baby out running her daily homemaker errands and think to myself “Why can’t I be home with my baby too, this isn’t fair?”. The truth is that I am not the only one struggling with seeing my child for only two hours each

homemakerday before she is soon off to bed just to start all over the next day. If that is you and you desire to be home again or for the first time, let me tell you it is possible.

As you may already know I currently take care of Vera full-time and work a full-time job. In 2014 I began my journey doing both mom and bread-winner. It has been a challenging ride and I am learning all the time on ways to be a better mom and person.

The Search Begins

It was now just Vera and I that summer. My mind was racing not sure what I was going to do as I was used to being a full-time homemaker. The full-time income in our house had came to a screeching halt and now I was left to pick up the pieces and put this puzzle together. As a homemaker my duties were to take care of Vera, cooking, cleaning, and budgeting so I wasn’t completely lost when it came to handling finances. I told myself that there was no way that I would be working outside the house and I searched day and night on how I could continue to stay at home while paying the bills. We were renting a townhouse not to far from the strip and it wasn’t the best neighborhood but it was where we were. I was looking for answers from family to the internet on what the next step was going to be. The pressure of paying next month’s rent was coming on strong. Was it all about to boil down to finding a job outside the house and now searching for childcare for Vera?

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