Creating that perfect home office

Creating that perfect home office For individuals that work from home, having a really good home office is invaluable - but how can the available space be used to best effect?  In answering that question, it’s useful to begin by thinking about how the office will be used. Every home office has slightly different functions.  …

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Mobile Mums: How to Manage a Small Business From Digital Devices

  What takes cunning entrepreneurs one step above a work-at-home job? Running a business from a mobile device. While juggling parenting duties. Sound outrageous? Technology has bred a new generation of business owners — savvy "mum-trepreneurs" who run a company supported by mobile technology. This tech allows you to make the most of naptimes and …

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Do as I Say, Not as I Did: Parenting in the Facebook Age

Comedian Tom Green (1) said it best. "Before Facebook, you used to be able to lie and get away with it. Now you can't get away with s***" (his words, mind you). If you can remember having an actual telephone— not one that fits in your pocket, but the one next to your fridge that …

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Desireable, Life-Enriching Skills Every Teen Should Learn

We feed our children, love them and keep them safe from harm. Then they grow up and leave our protective wing, and we wonder – did I teach him everything he needs to know? Will she remember the example I set? Part of parenting is helping your children become self-sufficient. Before your teen leaves home, …

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Tele-Coffee: Connecting Home-Based Business Mums

As parking station fees and petrol prices continue to rise, home-based business mums feel the crunch. Staying connected to prospects and clients without the high costs of traveling for meetings can be challenging. Nearly one million home-based businesses are run in Australia. With a percentage of Australian businesses being managed by busy mums amidst economically …

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Staying Home Alone: How to Know If Your Child's Ready and How to Prepare

Staying home alone is a rite of passage for your child, as well as for you as a parent. Yes, it's a little terrifying, but with careful consideration and preparation, you can empower your children and help them begin to stand confidently on their own. Legal Restrictions Many states do not have legal guidelines mandating …

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