Twas the Day Before Christmas (The Business Owner’s Version)

(As retold by a mom and entrepreneur) Twas the day before Christmas, when all through the house not a computer was running, not even a mouse. Cords and chargers were stowed with care, in hopes we had strength to leave them there. One sleepy critter was nestled snug in her bed, while visions of toy … Continue reading Twas the Day Before Christmas (The Business Owner’s Version)

T’was the Morning of Christmas (As Retold by a Mom and Entrepreneur)

T'was the Morning of Christmas (As retold by a mom and entrepreneur) T'was the morning of Christmas, when all through the house not one electronic was turned on, not even a mouse. Their cords were wrapped up in the corner with care, in hopes that I had strength to leave them there. My babies were nestled … Continue reading T’was the Morning of Christmas (As Retold by a Mom and Entrepreneur)

Would You Ask a Man That Question?

A few weeks ago I was asked a question that I initially didn’t hesitate to answer. It’s actually a question I’ve been asked on more than one occasion, so I felt prepared to defend myself with an explanation. The question was, “How do you plan to balance work with a family?” It’s not an unreasonable … Continue reading Would You Ask a Man That Question?

How to Work From Home with a Child

Working from home can be hugely beneficial to growing your business, increasing efficiency and saving money. Where things can get tricky is if you’re not the only one at home during the workday. Yes, I’m talking about those pint-sized “coworkers” called children that can’t yet understand the difference between work time and play time. For … Continue reading How to Work From Home with a Child

A Working Mom’s Guide for Achieving Work-Life Balance

This week's blog shares the personal perspective of Bennis Inc employee, Danielle Gouger. Danielle is our PR assistant and photographer and balances the unique challenges of life as a working mother. Learn more about Danielle here! A Working Mom’s Guide for Achieving Work-Life Balance As a newly single mom of a four-year-old spunky little girl, … Continue reading A Working Mom’s Guide for Achieving Work-Life Balance

Finding Balance as a Work at Home Mom

A while back, I used the term “Hybrid Mom” to describe my work-life scenario since my son Holden entered the world in May 2013. Now just over two years since I adjusted to this new (and wonderful) role as a Work at Home Mom (WAHM), I’ve learned quite a few things about maintaining, as well … Continue reading Finding Balance as a Work at Home Mom

The Working Mom/Stay At Home Mom Hybrid

The day I started my own business, it became my first baby. I devoted my time and energy to watching it grow and take on a sustaining life of its own. But in May 2013, it was no longer my sole priority. As we welcomed our first son into the world, I knew that my … Continue reading The Working Mom/Stay At Home Mom Hybrid