Welcome to the February 22, 2013 edition of working at home blog carnival. This weeks Carnival has, as always, some really good articles. So, Sit Back and Enjoy.
And Here We Go…
Diego Brown presents A Mom’s Guide to Balancing Work and Family posted at National Nannies, saying, “As the Mommy Wars wage on, the longstanding battle between working mothers and those who stay at home can get particularly nasty.”
Brittany Hall presents How to Walk Away From a Nanny Interview With the Job posted at Nanny Interview Questions, saying, “Getting the call from a prospective employer inviting you to interview for an available nanny position is exciting, as it’s proof that your resume stood out amongst a sea of other applicants and that your qualifications have placed you one step closer to a new post.”
Steve Jackson presents 25 Hacks that Will Give Your More Time in Your Day posted at Housekeeping, saying, “Saving a few seconds here and there throughout the day may not seem like it makes that much of a difference, but consistently practicing time-saving habits can add up.”
Shelby Martin presents What Are the Consequences For Not Giving Your Nanny a W-2 Form? posted at GoNannies.com Blog, saying, “If you’re considering an under the table arrangement that will leave your nanny with no W-2 at the beginning of the year, there are some dire consequences you’ll want to take into consideration first.”
Lena Ameri presents 9 Mistakes That Prevent You From Reaching Your Goals posted at Liveit! Magazine, saying, “Have you been sticking to your New Year’s resolution? Let’s be honest, the harsh truth is that while everyone sets goals, most people don’t actually reach the goals they set. Don’t be frustrated, read this article to find out the 9 common mistakes that prevent you from reaching your goals.”
Sharon Moore presents 25 Great Alternatives for Families Who Spend Too Much Time Watching TV posted at Nanny Jobs, saying, “If you would like to break the habit, but can’t think of what to do, here are a few suggestions to get your family doing something different.”
Cherry Liu presents 10 of the Best Hacks for Putting Together a Last Minute Dinner Party posted at House Sitting Jobs, saying, “No matter how much you love to throw a dinner party, they’re nothing short of nerve-wracking when they spring up spontaneously and you don’t have enough time to prepare properly.”
Elisabeth Wright presents 10 of the Funniest Comb Overs in History posted at Vitamins and Minerals, saying, “Cheap toupees and painfully obvious hair plugs can also cause a chuckle or two, but have nothing on the laugh-inspiring power of the abiding fashion faux pas that is the comb over.”
Sydney Bell presents 15 Keyboard Hacks that Will Save You Tons of Time posted at Longhorn Leads, LLC, saying, “These 15 keyboard hacks are effective shortcuts that can help you power through your work so that you come in on the right side of every deadline.”
Isabella Harriss presents 10 Reality Shows That Aren’t So Real posted at Nanny News Network, saying, “In the world of reality television, viewers are forced to either suspend their disbelief for the duration of the show or accept that what they’re watching may very well be scripted.”
Alaina Morgan presents 10 Meal Prep Shortcuts that Will Save You Tons of Time posted at Nanny Babysitter, saying, “Time is something no one likes to waste, and no one wants to feel like they are spending half of their life in the kitchen, whether it’s to prepare food, eat meals or clean up afterwards.”
Kevin Giffin presents How Nannies Can Build Exercise Into Their Days posted at Summer Nanny, saying, “Nannies typically work a longer day than most other childcare providers. Their daily schedule needs to accommodate their employers’ non-traditional hours and flexibility requirements.”
Theresa Torres presents Is Credit Card Interest Tax Deductible? posted at CreditDonkey.com Tips, saying, “Here’s some good news for freelancers and small business owners. If you’re using a credit card for business expenses, then you can see some benefit at tax time by having your credit card interest tax-deducted. Here’s how.”
Shaun Rosenberg presents 10 Motivational Strategies That Work! posted at Shaun Rosenberg, saying, “It is easy to lose motivation when you are starting a business online. Not having a boss to tell you what to do can give you more freedom, but it can also make it harder to get started. Here are some tips to keep the motivation going, even when you don’t want to.”
Olivia Lewiss presents 10 Ways to Reward Your Nanny Without Spending a Dime posted at Hire a Nanny, saying, “The hard work your nanny puts into taking care of your children and keeping your house from being covered with toys and kids’ dirty laundry.”
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