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Work-at-home mom: take a deep breath and Do Life Different as you allow these devotions for work-at-home moms to fill the vacuum of your needy heart in the chaos of your busy world.
 
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About Jill Hart, Mixing Faith and Business Blogger

Jill Hart is the Founder and President of CWAHM.

Jill Hart's entrepreneurial career began in her teens when she spent a summer working with her father who ran his own business. When he put her in charge of a Coke machine and allowed her to keep the profits, she saw the benefits of being her own boss. She is the founder of Christian Work at Home Ministries and the co-author of So You Want To Be a Work-at-Home Mom. Jill has articles published in In Touch Magazine, P31 Woman magazine and Focus on the Family’s Thriving Family, as well as across the web on sites like DrLaura.com.

Jill has appeared on national television and radio talk shows and can be heard every Monday morning on KGBI, 100.7 FM. She speaks to audiences around the country about faith and business topics. Learn more about Jill at JillHart.com and connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.

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Apr
24

Saving Money To Stay Home

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Usually when I write something having to do with working from home, it’s about how to create an income. However, making money isn’t the only necessary ingredient in the stay-at-home recipe. The flip side of the coin is making some sacrifices and finding ways to save money. When my husband and I first made the […]

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Apr
17

Professionalism At Home

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One of benefits of working from home is the ability to have a relaxed atmosphere. You can set your own scheduled, work around your family and even lounge in your pajama pants from time to time. However … one of the drawbacks of working from home is the ability to have a relaxed atmosphere. Yep, […]

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Apr
10

Listening To The Right Voice

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For me, every day is filled with voices. There are the sweet voices of my children, the warm voice of my husband and even the near-silent voice of or gecko. And then there are the voices in my head. Do you know the ones I’m talking about? The voices that urge you to quit; that […]

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Apr
03

How To Keep Moving Forward When You’re Running On Empty

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It can be draining to work from home. Fitting work time in amongst household duties, family obligations, children’s’ schedules, church commitments … it can feel overwhelming at times. So, what’s a business owner to do when she feels her tanks drifting toward empty? Hold Steady The first thing I do when I begin to feel […]

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Mar
20

Organizing Your Days

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Working from home can be challenging. You must be a self-starter and willing to really push yourself, set deadlines for yourself, and make things happen. Here are some ideas on making the best use of your time: Get A Plan Planning is my favorite stage of organization. I get to brainstorm and dream about what […]

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Mar
13

Holding Steady

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Not long ago I was talking with a coaching client about her fears and doubts in regards to leaving the corporate world and working from home. She was sharing with me her concerns about bringing in enough money, making the right contacts and how just getting her new business off the ground was causing her […]

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Mar
06

Five Tips For Landing a Legitimate Work-at-Home Job

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According to the latest American Community Survey data, there are approximately 2.8 million people, not including the self employed or unpaid volunteers, who consider home their primary place of work. The current American economy has created the need for companies to cut back as much as possible. This has created growth in the work-at-home industry […]

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Feb
27

Nine Ways To Find Inspiration And Get Things Done

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Every business owner has times of frustration. When nothing seems to go right and every customer seems to be displeased. So, how do we find inspiration to move forward during these times? Here are a few ideas: 1. Talk To Someone Sometimes the best way to get the frustration out is to simply talk about […]

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Feb
20

Changing Your Definition of Success

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As a Christian Business Coach, one thing that I work on with all of my clients is their definition of success. We live in a society where a successful person is defined as one who makes money and influences others. God’s economy, and His business practices, are upside-down when compared with the world’s. We’re told […]

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Feb
13

Embracing the Me God Made Me to Be

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Meek & mild. Calm, cool, and collected. These are all words that I wish described me. But they don’t. At all. Just ask my family or friends. I would get they would use words more like stressed out and energetic (said somewhat sarcastically.  Sarcasm runs in our family). I have always carried a deep desire […]

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Social Media is quickly growing into one of the most-used marketing tools for work-at-home moms. One of the largest social media websites, Twitter.com, can be an effective way to spread the word about your business and learn from other top representatives in your business niche. However, it can take a lot of time to determine […]

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Jan
30

Be Green: Work from Home

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I don’t know how most people do it, but when I brush my teeth I like to rinse using a cup. I prefer the little dixie paper cups because I can toss it and there’s no mess. As a mom, I love disposable items – no washing necessary. Sounds harmless enough, right? I thought so, […]

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Jan
23

Let God Invade Your Business

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A few years ago I had one of those “lightning bolt” moments. Each year I sit down to write out goals and dreams for my business. This particular year, as I sat and thought through what I hoped to accomplish in the upcoming year, how I hoped to help people, it hit me. Where does […]

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by Jill Hart and Diana Ennen Over the last several years blogging has become the foundation for social media campaigns of businesses big and small. Where Facebook and Twitter help keep companies in the limelight, spreading the word about special events, discounts and newsworthy items, blogs are the place where companies build their reputation and […]

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Jan
09

Why We Must Talk About Failure

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Failure. Just thinking about that word makes me cringe. I think I can honestly say that there is nothing that I hate more than failing. And sadly, I fail a lot… …every day it seems. I set goals for myself – to eat right, treat my spouse with more kindness, not get frustrated with my […]

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Jan
02

Who Are We Becoming?

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“We usually focus on what we’re doing or where we’re going, but God’s primary concern is who we’re becoming in the process.” – Mark Batterson, The Circle Maker I can’t tell you how much I LOVE this quote. If I could tell each women that I speak to, each client that I coach only ONE […]

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Dec
26

It’s Okay Not To Fit In

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“Wow!” “Whoa! Look at that!” “Mom … are you sure this is OUR hotel?” These were the reactions of my kids, on a vacation we took a few years ago, as we pulled our tiny Subaru into the valet parking drive of a four-star hotel in downtown Colorado Springs. Because of the cost, we generally stay […]

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Dec
19

Compassion Instead of Comparison

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Do you ever find yourself judging others? I don’t intend to judge the way those around me dress or talk or style their hair. And when I am consciously thinking about it, I know that I am certainly no better than anyone… …if anything I’m probably worse. But those judgmental thoughts still creep in. In […]

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Dec
12

When You Want To Quit

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Have you had one of those days where you just wanted to quit? I reached that point recently – I just wanted to lay everything down and take a nap… …a five year nap. I felt overwhelmed, stretched-too-thin and had convinced myself that certainly anyone else could all these things better than I could. So […]

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Dec
06

Seeing Our Work (No Matter What) As a God-honoring Calling

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We all want our work to have meaning. It’s pretty much as simple as that … and has been since time began. Way back in the time when the book of Ecclesiastes was written (many scholars believe it was written in the 3rd century B.C.), the author’s main frustration was that he wanted his work […]

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