Ashley Pahl of She Makes a Home

Ashley Mom Bliss

I'm pleased to bring you another edition of Mom Bliss, where I interview inspiring moms who are testaments to a life they truly love. This edition, my guest is Ashley Pahl. A fellow Blogging Your Way course mate, Ashley is a handmade stationery designer, blogger, and mother of two girls. She is the woman behind Ashley Pahl Paper Goods and founding editor ... Continue Reading

What? You Blog All Day? (and other raised-eyebrow comments I get)

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I just came from a blogging-entrepreneurship class earlier today, and realized a lot of things about myself as an online writer. I wrote this entry a couple of weeks ago, but I somehow couldn't finish it. After today's class, this post has finally been put into perspective, and I feel like I can now publish it. -- Martine, July 13, 2012. Has this happened to ... Continue Reading

Coming Soon on Dainty Mom: The Marketplace and the WAHM Job Market


Here on Dainty Mom, I've loved creating a space online for women to promote their businesses. I've partnered with wonderful mompreneurs, interviewed several beautiful moms with amazing businesses, and have made new friends in the process. It's also become a unique platform for corporations and family-centric brands to partner with me on online campaigns. This ... Continue Reading

Keeping it Real (and sane) as a Work-at-Home Mom {Guest Post}


    Today's guest post is by Latoya Scott of the wonderful DIY and home blog, The Scotts' Crib.   As a full time work at home mom, blogger, and business owner, some days I wonder if a needle with a heavy sedative awaits me in my future. There are days where surely to goodness this will be the day that I go completely nuts but ... Continue Reading

Imperatively happy reminders for the work-at-home mom

Source: via Nicole on Pinterest   I consider this my credo this past year.  I love how every thing here is imperative: "Keep on" "Do" "Be." These words are motivational magic to a mom like me. As someone who seems to land herself in a mountain of multi-tasking on a daily basis, I find myself ready to take on a whole day's ... Continue Reading

5 Digital Declutter Steps for a Simpler Life


From time to time, I do a digital life declutter. It's a brilliant idea, and I highly recommend it! It's got so many benefits, the foremost being a less clogged up, more purposeful approach towards email, mobile phone use and social networking. This week, I have made the following "life decluttering" moves. I started each with a reason, then thought of the ... Continue Reading