Business mum successfully balances work and life at home

Danni from dnd graphiks shares how she started up as a graphic designer, working from home

This week, Cas talks to Danni Royall-West about the challenges of keeping a balance between work and life, while working from home. Danni shares some awesome business building tips and the inspiration for her home based business journey! Tell us a little about the person behind the business? I am a daughter, a wife, a [...]

Celebrate being a woman with Melbourne’s GO Fesitval

GO festival

This weekend, the Go Festival will be a celebration of women of all ages to be held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings in Carlton, Melbourne on the 16th &17th February. And, it just happens to be run by one of our amazing Support a WAHP members, Susan Dibbs! Join women across Victoria for two days [...]

Need help with Facebook Contests? Just ask Donna!

donna hamer the queen of fanpage competitions

This week I interviewed Donna Hamer from Fanpage Competitions. Donna shares her inspiring story, awesome tips for WAHPs and her passion for helping small businesses use Facebook to grow their following and client-base.

You ARE doing it! Celebrate your action today.

you are doing it

Do you ever have days where you feel discouraged about the progress you’re making with your business? You know, those days where you’ve launched something new, and you check your email about 100 times that day to see if anyone’s emailed you about it, only to find your inbox empty? It might feel like you’re [...]

How to work around your family when working from home

WAHM hours of operation

One of the primary reasons people establish home based businesses is so they can work around their families and enjoy more flexible lifestyles. There are some big advantages to working from home. If you’re a work-at-home mum, you can work around the school schedule without the long commute each day. Dads who work from home can spend more time with their families and for those who aren’t parents, working from home means greater flexibility. Well, that’s the idea anyway.

New mum delivers for new parents

Sue Kennedy from Momami

This week Cas caught up with new mumpreneur Sue Kennedy, who’s started out a new venture to support other parents through her new business Momami.

What’s your biggest challenge as a work at home person?

Tuesday's daily dose blog post for work at home parents and people

You chose to work from home so you could spend more time with your family, right? How’s that working out for you? Do you sometimes feel like you have a love affair with your computer instead? When you work from home the boundaries between work time and family time are less clear cut, so if you want to honour the reasons you started a work at home business in the first place, you need to be self-disciplined. Here are 5 quick tips that might help:

If grocery shopping is your idea of a holiday, it’s time to review your priorities!

is grocery shopping at Christmas a holiday?

Yesterday, I ducked down to the grocery store while I had the chance to go without the kids in tow. I ran into another mum I know and shared my joy at being able to experience such a rare event (going shopping alone that is) . She said “What does that say about us when we find shopping at the grocery store a welcome break for the kids?” I laughed, but inside I felt like the joke was on me.

Take a breath, you don’t have to do everything today!

Support a WAHP health and wellbeing post for thursday dec 15

Do you find it hard to pull yourself away from the computer when you work at home? I’m looking at the clock right now and it is lunchtime! I feel like I’ve been in a time warp. Where did half the day go?

What’s your vision for 2012?

thursdays sponsor picks on Support a WAHP

2011 really has been about jumping in the deep end for me. How about you? I wonder what 2012 will hold for us all. On one of my Facebook groups we’ve been discussing our “words” to set the tone for our vision of next year. My word is “abundance.” A few years back, during the global financial collapse, we were in a very bad way financially.