Want to Write a Book? Don't Do Laundry

(Laura’s note: I’m on maternity leave, and while I’ll be writing occasionally over the next few weeks, I wanted to take the opportunity to run guest posts by some of my favorite bloggers. Enjoy!)
By Calee M. Lee
My husband inherited a first-generation hide-a-bed sofa that once belonged to his great-great grandfather. The steel springs… read more »

The B Word: Why I Hate "Busy" (And 3 Ways To Say It Less)

(Laura’s note: I’m on maternity leave, and while I’ll be blogging occasionally over the next few weeks, I wanted to use the opportunity to run guest posts from my favorite bloggers. Enjoy!)
by Camille Noe Pagán
I don’t know when, exactly, I started cringing when I heard the word busy (yes, even when it was coming out of my own mouth). M… read more »

Say hello to Ruth!

I’m interrupting this excellent string of guest posts to post a picture of the newest addition to my family. Ruth arrived on October 5, weighing in at 7lbs 12 oz. She has so far been a very good baby, winning over her older brothers and sporting enough hair to actually start accessorizing with barrettes. No doubt she’ll provide plenty of blog fodd… read more »

Escape the 10 Tyrannies of Work/Life Balance

(Laura’s note: I’m on maternity leave, and while I’ll be blogging occasionally over the next few weeks, I wanted to use the opportunity to run guest posts from some of my favorite bloggers. Enjoy!) 
by Cali Williams Yost
“How do I find more balance?  What’s your top how-to tip?”  This is the question I’m asked most often,… read more »

Two Questions That Can Change How You Market Yourself

(Laura’s note: I’m on maternity leave, and while I’ll be blogging occasionally over the next few weeks, I wanted to take the opportunity to run some guest posts from my favorite bloggers. Enjoy!)
by Camille Noe Pagán
Some people are so good at self promotion that you barely realize they’re tooting their own horns as you’re… read more »