Cultivate Your Phone Skills

There is a misconception floating around about those who work from home. It’s a vicious rumor that says those who work from home do so because they can’t get a “real” job. It says they aren’t professional enough to hang with the big boys, and after all, who can possibly be professional while they are working in their pajamas?

Much of that misconception comes from phone contact. Hard to believe? Consider this: most work at home business is conducted over the internet connection or phone line. It’s easy to be professional when you are responding to an email – after all, you have time to think about what you are going to say, and nobody on the other end of the modem is going to notice that you had two kids screaming in the background while you were writing! Continue reading Cultivate Your Phone Skills

How long until you realized you had no talent or patience for this

Yes, folks, I’m at it again.  I just liked it so much the last time I had to go back for more! For the second week.

Since I do have kids and I haven’t blogged them enough recently I think it would only be appropriate to do so now.  The prompt I’m picking this week is:

Prompt #3:  “How long until you realized you had no talent or patience for this? Tell the story (true or fiction) of trying to learn a new talent or hobby that you only pursued briefly.”

Now, you’re probably wondering how this directly relates to my children.  Well read on, my friends! Read on! (this is too good to be fiction)

I’m also talking about taking a good old-fashioned shower.  You know, that ritual that most of the population strives to take part in on a daily basis, with the soap and shampoo and what not.  If you are reading this and you are a mother, surely you can relate.  If your thinking I’m all nasty and you don’t want to come to my birthday party anymore, then sorry boutcha.  Hey!  There’s always next year, right?

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