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Defying Mommy Guilt: Tips for Balancing Family and Career

Mommy guilt. Those words have become all too familiar for many of us working moms. I have a gaggle of children - six, to be exact - and although four of them have now graduated from high school and moved on from the needy stages, for many years, I juggled a career and six very busy children’s schedules.

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Making the Most of Your Space

No matter the size of one’s home, it often seems there is never quite enough space. But the way you organize and arrange your home, as well as the furniture styles you choose, will make the difference between living comfortably versus feeling crammed. Use the following ideas to make the most of every nook and cranny.

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Seven Golden Rules for Working at Home

Thinking of starting a work-at-home business while the baby is napping or the kids are in school? Nowhere in the working world is a boss going to give you the kind of flexibility you get working for yourself.

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Smooth Moving: A Parent’s Guide for Making a New House Feel like Home

"Mommy look for diapers? Mommy no find the diapers?” My bare-bottomed two-year-old daughter repeated this soundtrack of questions as she followed me through a maze of boxes and stacks of bins. I balanced my saturated five-month-old on my hip as I peeked through bags, alternately berating myself for losing track of the diapers, and praying my sort of potty-trained toddler wouldn’t christen our new home with an accident on the carpet.

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