• 5 Editing Tools to Improve The Power of Your Writing

        Writing starts with an idea, but Strong Editing is Key to Effective Writing.  Frantz Fanon said “everything can be understood by the people, on the single condition that you want them to understand.” Writing effectively is an exercise…

  • 7 Things I Wish I Knew about Freelancing When I Started

    When I first started freelancing, all I had was my laptop and a love of writing. I had recently graduated, and my mind was not focused on entrepreneurship. I did not see myself as an entrepreneur or even as a…

  • Five Ways Blogging Can Help Your Business

    So … you want to start a blog.  Or maybe you don’t see the point in starting a blog, because it’s too time consuming and it’s scary putting yourself out there.   Regardless of your attitude towards blogging, did you…

  • work from home

    How to Keep Your Sanity Working From Home

    Over the last 8 years I worked at home a minimum of two days a week, all the way up to the full work week. You could say I have a love-hate relationship with working from home. I love the…

  • Seven Years a HR Mom

    Today is August 1st and marks the one year anniversary of my change in careers.  It does not feel like a year.  Time keeps flying by, filled to the brim with controlled chaos, I blink and it is a year…

  • For the Love of Uniforms

    My children attend a Montessori charter school in Madison Heights, Michigan.  There are a million reasons I love this school, one of them being the children wear uniforms.  Though my 12 year old fashionista will explain to you how wearing…

  • Taking the Leap

    I want to take you back to February of 2012.  I am UBER pregnant with our second child, moving slow, can’t wear my shoes pregnant.  My husband is working as the electrical pro at a local Lowes store and is…