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Category Archives: Work Life Balance

Are you saying Yes when you should say No?

When my daughter first started kindergarten I thought I would have so much time to really truly dedicate to my business. I remember that morning with her wearing a gray and yellow dress, light up Sketchers,  and a ponytail… a far cry from her 3rd grade look of yoga pants and a long graphic tee! As…

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Having a chaotic week?

I started writing a post this week about “5 strategies to accomplish your small business to-do list while maintaining your sanity”.  Ironically finishing it has been on my to-do list every day this week.  At the end of each day, I kept re-assigning it to the next day.  It’s been that kind of week. When…

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Creative Mess

As many of you know, I’ve transitioned my business over the last two years from photography to web design for photographers and creatives.  I’m down to one stubborn Nikon SB600 flash that refused to sell, but beyond that, I have sold off all my equipment and am shooting for fun with a little Fuji mirrorless.…

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Finding Calm in Your Chaos

I was just listening to Kristen Kalp at Brand Camp talk about Muggle vs. Magic.  It really hit home. I have been thinking about chaos and order since my last Mistakes I Made Starting my Business blog post, Accept the Chaos. In summary she talks about the things we must do as muggle work, from getting dressed to taking…

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Connection and Self-Employed Moms

I was talking to a friend recently, who I have known for a very long time. She is also a self-employed mom, like me. We haven’t lived in the same location since we were 18 but yet we’ve always stayed in touch. Our conversation really got me thinking about social connection and how difficult it…

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I’m Jessica... a coffee addicted web geek and designer, mom and wife, who loves to practice yoga, get lost in a book, and explore new places with my family. I believe in laughing and living life to the fullest, appreciating the little moments.

 

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