Tips For Successful Time Management

Time management is a constant struggle for our household and with school starting in a few days I know it’s time to get back on track (again!) and out of our laid back summer schedule. I know, I know – we really should have started our back-to-school schedule a week or so ago to make the transition easier – my snooze button and I are really working on it and had a serious conversation this evening about the need to do better.

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#NicheParent14 Pre-Conference Meet-Up in Columbia, SC

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to get together with a great group of Divas here in Columbia, South Carolina for The Niche Parent Network and Conference. We met at one of my new favorite restaurants, the mamas and the tapas, in Downtown Columbia. Our group ranged from seasoned bloggers, new and about to be bloggers, event planners, direct sales consultants, and a published author. Many thanks to Saidah Washington of A Proverbs Wife and Aprons and Stilletos for coming out and sharing her knowledge on building an effective and profitable email list –

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99 Ways to Market Your Online Business for Free

Marketing effectively isn’t all about the size of your budget; it’s about your audience. Even though you may be faced with a shoestring (or even a nonexistent) budget, one thing you do have is time. You most certainly can market your business on a shoestring, as long as you’re willing to put in the time and effort.

Below is a list of 100 ways to market your online business for free. Free does not equate to little or no work.

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Finding HOPE In The Struggle: A Kiwan N. Fitch Production

“Finding HOPE In The Struggle”: A Kiwan N. Fitch Production is a live show comprised of scripted monologues from the “Confessions” Book Series by Kiwan N. Fitch. The series is a platform for women to examine and share their truths. “Finding HOPE” will use a theatrical format to address several social issues that women face daily – the struggles that exist but society often wants to ignore.  

It will spotlight the lives of women who currently or at one time in their lives were receiving public assistance,

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Race, Depression, Reflections

I have been unusually quiet when it comes to recent events in the news. Not due to lack of knowledge or an opinion. So many have so poignantly said what I felt that the words I thought of didn’t seem to compare. I’ve liked, shared, retweeted, favorited and reflected.

From the senseless murder of Mike Brown – an unarmed African American male  in Ferguson, Missouri – to the death of Robin Williams bringing talks of suicide and depression to every day conversation.

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Our 8th Grade Game Plan #VoicesForOurSons

First, I have to pause and come to terms with having an 8th grader. A teenager. As we prepare for our last year of middle school, my son and I had a very serious heart-to-heart. Seventh grade was rough. Extremely rough. It was an eye-opener and one that he needed to have. I typically get special looks when I share that last part.

My oldest son is extremely smart – learning has always come easy for him.

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What are the differences between Men’s and Women’s Multivitamins?

Good Morning Divas! Today we have a very informative article provided by LabDoor, an independent testing organization, on the difference between men’s and women’s multivitamins. Our family is striving to get healthier and taking multivitamins is one thing that our doctors have recommended.  Many thanks to LabDoor for this informative article to assist us with our decision-making process.

Multivitamin supplement are often marketed towards specific age groups and designated genders, citing formulation differences and boasting gender-specific health claims.

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