Blogging, Tips, Tricks, and Advice

Blogging Angle: Keep All Your Blogging Business Online

When I started my blogging business, part of the appeal was that I’m able to do it all online. I don’t have to go into the office to have meetings with people. Some expect to attend an event, but this is often only for a particular type of blogger.

Hard as I try, though, there are always people trying to get in my way. They want you to talk on the phone (seriously, can’t we text this?) or perhaps even come and meet them at their office. *shivers* I know. It’s a nightmare.

Some times I’m even being inundated with snail mail. If these are frustrating things for you, or you just want to be able to travel freely while you blog, try these tips to keep your blogging activities completely online.

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Family, Parenting

3 Ways of Encouraging Your Kids to Get Out and About

3 Ways of EncouraIt’s so important to encourage your children to get out of the house and explore the outside world. Kids need to experience nature, fresh air, and the infinite beauty of the outdoors. These days, with everything seemingly boiled down to a screen, it can be difficult to be the kids interested in getting outside. But it is important for expanding their experiences and boosting their health at the same time.

This is why you have to do as much as you can to try to encourage your children to want to leave the house. You don’t want this to turn into a massive issue every time you are trying to get them to leave the house, so think about what you can do to encourage this in them. Here are three great examples of things all parents can do to help their children get out and about and enjoy the outdoors.

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