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Good Things Come to Those Who Persist!


Hey, everyone!  My mother in law took the kids out to dinner tonight and my husband had a meeting with a client, which gave me some time to relax.  My idea of relaxing is to post a blog!  I’ll probably make this post short and go watch a show on television that isn’t a cartoon or Sesame Street.  It’s crazy how much your life changes when you have kids.  I absolutely love this stage of my life, but it’s still nuts to me how different everything has become.

I want to start out by giving everyone out there reading this some encouragement.  Whether your house is a complete wreck, your kids don’t eat fruits and vegetables everyday, or you haven’t had a shower in 3 days…you’re still doing an incredible job at raising your kids!  If you’ve been working from home or just researching different job ideas, you’re making progress!  Keep that motivation and momentum going, even on those days when you feel like you’ve been run over (by your kids).

I’m really excited to say that I’ve landed a monthly deal with a client!  He’s a friend of a friend who is a roofer in Birmingham, AL.  His website needed a major facelift and couldn’t be found online for a roofing contractor in Birmingham.  I’ve been playing around with building websites the past week or so and have found some programs that make it super super easy.  I figured out how to make this one, didn’t I?  🙂  I also have found some great resources about SEO that show you how to build out the site in a way that will help you show up much higher in the search results.  I haven’t actually done any of this yet, but when I spoke with the roofer, I didn’t let him know that!  I was very confident and ensured him I could get him some good results.  Now let’s all keep our fingers crossed that I didn’t lie to him!

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Quick Update


Hey, everyone!  I know, I know…I haven’t posted anything in a loooong time!  I’m so sorry!  As all of you probably know, life takes over, especially when you have kids, and there’s not much time to do anything for yourself.  I’ve been so busy I had actually forgotten I started this blog for a couple of weeks.  I do want to update you guys on some things I’ve been doing and give you all hope that you really can be a work at home mom, as long as you’re determined and motivated to make it work.  (And as long as you don’t mind never having time to do anything else, especially sleeping!)

I think the last time I posted I had just landed a project writing content for a website.  I ended up focusing in on writing content and after I finished my friend’s site, I was contacted by someone else who had seen a post on Craigslist.  I ended up writing 4 different sites for that person (all tow truck related) and then they referred me to some other people they know, and before I knew it, I have been booked up like crazy with just writing about different services.  It’s hard to believe some times!  It still takes me awhile to research the topic I’m writing about, but once I get a good idea, I just run with it.  I write like I’m talking to you guys and it all seems to flow well and every person I’ve written content for has been very pleased.

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