Random Talk

by Miranda Grimm

We talk all about working from home and telecommuting here at wahadventures and to be honest, most of these common jobs  seem too good to be true in themselves. Many of us find it to be very difficult to find the...

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by Jess Weaver

As my five-year work at home anniversary comes around, I am blown away by what a journey it has been. I started out as a frantic mother just trying to be home with my kids and God has totally turned...

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by Miranda Grimm

Should your client offer certain perks? Are there certain things you should expect them to do besides pay you? When freelancing, sometimes it can be difficult to figure out the roles played by you and your clients. Is the client...

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by Miranda Grimm

Often times I receive questions from readers wondering if there is any possible way to manage working from home on the phone with young children around. This is a unique question, as each person’s situation varies. I have had personal...

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by Miranda Grimm

I would like to begin a 30 day prayer call for those of you who are looking for the right work at home job. I also ask for prayers for myself and the other work at home bloggers who are...

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by Miranda Grimm

Lots of things make entrepreneurs famous, from investors so shady they could be used as beach umbrellas, to the first time they put up their product for sale. One seemingly menial task can also send their hearts racing, and that’s...

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by Miranda Grimm

Many companies who utilize online marketing to increase brand visibility and boost sales have seen their websites affected by Google’s algorithm changes in recent years. However, for freelance content writers this represents a huge opportunity. If you are a freelance...

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by Miranda Grimm

I Can’t Work With My Kids Around I decided to pursue a work at home career after having kids. I couldn’t take the idea of dropping my baby off to a daycare full of strangers. However, every work at home...

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by Miranda Grimm

Guest Post By Barbie Carpenter Many business professionals dream of working from home, eliminating lengthy commutes, avoiding irksome coworkers, and saving money on professional attire and gas. However, not every career presents a realistic work-from-home opportunity. Moreover, the careers that...

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by Miranda Grimm

My daughter’s kindergarten teacher had regularly intervalled “brain breaks” for her students. I’m not sure if it was for the kids or herself but it’s something we should all be doing. While too many breaks can distract your mind and...

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by FStewart

When I first had the idea for this article it seemed easy.  I was going to lay out some nice, pretty bullet points on ways to practically manage working from home and homeschooling.  I quickly realized however, that just wouldn’t...

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by Miranda Grimm

Working from home is all sparkles and sunshine. There isn’t a boss watching over your shoulder and the coffee pot could seriously be plugged in and sitting on your desk! You can wear your pajamas to work, or work naked...

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by Miranda Grimm

Being introverted naturally provides you with some great character traits that will make working as a freelancer easier than your extroverted counterpart. Even if you aren’t completely on the introverted scale, but tipping that direction, you’ll find the quiet solitude of...

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by Jess Weaver

As I sit here with my work being quite slow, my mind is racing with different things I can do. I haven’t had to look for work for 16 months and now my mind is starting to wonder if I’ll...

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by Erica Martin

Everyone knows that sexual harassment can be a problem in brick and mortar businesses.  All states have laws about sexual harassment, and most businesses have policies in place for how to deal with it.  However, sexual harassment can also be...

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by Miranda Grimm

Working from home certainly has its many advantages. Being able to decorate and arrange your home office however you feel is one of them! I should be taking this perk a bit more seriously. My home office space is crying...

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by Leisa Good

Do you consider yourself to be a self-motivated individual? Do you engage in positive pep talks with yourself? Do you understand the importance of accountability? Well, then my friend and fellow work-at-homer (WAHer), you understand the importance of being a...

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by Leisa Good

Do you jump on a freelance project as soon as it hits your desk? Do you meticulously evaluate every project that comes to you so much that you don’t get started? Then you are either an overachiever or an underachiever,...

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by Leisa Good

Have you ever started on one path only to find yourself on another? Have you ever accidentally stumbled upon an idea that was even better than your original idea? Have you become more fulfilled with another business or job than...

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by Miranda Grimm

Hold Up. You think you can make $1000 a month working from home? It WOULD be true if you were willing to work at least 20 hours a week, have a special skill/trade or were willing to do jobs like...

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by Leisa Good

Are you feeling overly stressed and can’t seem to get off the proverbial gerbil wheel? Do you find yourself overwhelmed and tired by the middle of the day? Then maybe you need some good, old-fashioned “me-time”. Now with school back...

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by Miranda Grimm

All Work at Home Jobs are Scams? This common work at home myth is one I see a lot of and one that gets under my skin the most. I have no idea how many times I have shaken my...

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by Leisa Good

Remember when you just couldn’t wait until the day came when you could work at home? We all know the advantages of working at home can be anything from more time spent with family and friends to more money saved...

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by Leisa Good

While most of us work-at-homers (WAHers) look forward to a real vacation, what would happen if you ended up taking a staycation? With the summer coming to a close, many of us are thinking about squeezing in that one last...

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by Leisa Good

While most of us have heard of the “Housewife Syndrome”, few of us have probably thought much about the “Work-At-Home Syndrome” or (“WAH Syndrome”). First of all, let’s explore the “Housewife Syndrome” not to be confused with the “The Real...

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by Miranda Grimm

It may seem counterproductive to ever turn away a client when trying to build up your freelancing career. However, there are actually times when it is essential to your business! Use the following cues and tips to help you avoid...

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by Erica Martin

If you do phone work from home, it’s very important to take care of your voice so you can communicate clearly with the people you talk to.  This post will provide some  information on the causes of voice problems, how...

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by Vitra Singh

Whether you are bravely admitting you want to make a career change, or have been forced to reevaluate your path due to leaving a company, “next-steps” can be daunting and confusing. While you deserve to give yourself a mental break...

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by Erica Martin

I recently read a book called Hiring Manager Secrets: 7 Interview Questions You Must Get Right by Russell Tuckerton.  According to the subtitle, answering even one question wrong could cost you your new job.  This post will discuss those seven questions,...

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by Erica Martin

Like many people, I’ve been trying to lose weight for a long time, and after many years of trying, I finally reached my goal weight.  I am ecstatic about accomplishing this goal, but now I have another goal to work...

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by Renee Crandall Phile

Guest Post from Renee Crandall Phile To be honest, my first few weeks of working from home were pretty rough. Not because I didn’t enjoy my work or because it was too overwhelming, but because I was just so incredibly lonely! I missed...

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by Miranda Grimm

This rant of mine began over on Facebook. And like usual, when I feel the need to type someone’s head off I realize the energy is better spent in a blog post. Plus my ranting will get to live on forever this...

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by Erica Martin

One important benefit that many people give up when they decide to work from home is health insurance.  However if you work from home and aren’t married to someone who has a job that provides good health insurance, and you...

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by Erica Martin

About 18 months ago, I wrote my first post for Work at Home Adventures – it was titled “Balancing Response” and it was a response to an post that Jess Weaver had written on finding balance in your life.  I...

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by Leisa Good

If memories of the holidays drum up “visions of sugar plums dancing” and many other culinary delights, then you’ll want to learn about some of the latest apps and online tools to share your holiday foods. You can now take...

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by Leisa Good

With the holidays, comes the age-old tradition of gift giving. For many of us former office workers, fond childhood memories of unwrapping presents on Christmas morning were soon replaced by memories of the holiday office fiasco. If you shudder when...

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by Miranda Grimm

There is a striking difference between the titles “Stay at Home Mom” and a “Work at Home Mom”. Yet, somehow I keep thinking I am both. Obviously the difference being between one key word- Work. Being a working mom involves...

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by Leisa Good

With the holidays here, do you find yourself wishing you could donate more of your time and money to worthy causes? As a work-at-homer (WAHer) do you find it difficult to leave your home business or all of your work-at-home...

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by Erica Martin

  Recently Miranda wrote a blog post about the importance of Facebook for freelancers, and included a little information on how to use Facebook to find freelance work.  In this post, I’m going to take that a little further and...

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by Miranda Grimm

Facebook recently celebrated 1 Billion Active Users! The Social Network Giant has become so infused in our lives that being facebookless is completely against the grain and just feels so unnatural (so to speak). Normally I could care less if...

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by Leisa Good

With the beautiful colors of Fall surrounding the outside of your home, why not allow some of the same colors and smells into your home office? Decorating and Candy >>Fall candles and artificial leaves can make nice, peaceful decorations for...

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by Leisa Good

  Do you ever feel like you are constantly replacing your gadget’s batteries? Are you throwing them out before you even had a chance to use them? Well, you are not alone. Let me tell you how you can save...

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by Miranda Grimm

Visit Us on Facebook Today (10/12/12) to Celebrate and Win Prizes!! https://www.facebook.com/Adventuresofworkingfromhome   People are more productive and happier if they are comfortable while they work. One of the greatest things about working from home is that we have the...

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by Leisa Good

Ever feel like you just can’t leave home without your cell phone? Ever get up in the middle of the night to check your email? If your like most of your fellow WAH (Work-at-Home) friends and colleagues, the answer is...

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by Miranda Grimm

I visited ChaCha! But they were closed! While in Carmel last Saturday I had tried to visit their headquarters and buy me some ChaCha swag but I was faced with a Closed Sign on their door. ChaCha is one of...

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by Miranda Grimm

Are you a Pinterest Pro? I spend a lot of my time on Pinterest and I have to admit that I think it has kind of changed my life!  Since beginning my Pinterest hobby obsession I have started a few...

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by Miranda Grimm

Working from home may not always have your standard benefit package but freelancing gives flexibility to still live life and keep priorities in line. One of our highest priorities should be our health- physical as well as emotional. If the...

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by Miranda Grimm

It is officially Summer! This week has been a bit slow it seems in this world of working at home, or maybe it’s just me. Or maybe all my work at home friends are too busy enjoying the Sun! Any...

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by Miranda Grimm

Having a reliable computer and speedy internet connection is of extreme importance when working online! If you feel your computer needs to be working a faster to keep up with your demand- then try these four ways to increase your...

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by Jess Weaver

Since I wrote my last “five ways to make money” things have changed a little bit. You know, that’s what I like about this freelance world. All of this changing allows me to express the true entrepreneur waiting to get...

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