Home with your kids while earning an income? It’s possible.
Four years ago this month, the most amazing little boy entered our world and forever changed our lives. I was a middle school science teacher and loved being in the classroom; it truly was my passion! I always thought I’d be a working mom, but after Bryce was born, I struggled with going b
Bay Leaves: January 2016
Ladies with strong ties to Whitefish Bay are now bringing their business to the area for our local moms to benefit from. The founder and owner of Momsmakingsixfigures.com is Heidi Bartolotta, who started the company in 2008 when her two daughters were both under the age of five, and the family
Zip Code Magazine: October 2015
When I started Momsmakingsixfigures.com in 2008, we had two little girls under the age of five and I was struggling. My challenge was trying to find the right mix of time and finances amidst all the demands that come with motherhood. Should I work outside of the home or decide to stay home, and what
Marin Living: July 2015
The reality of raising a family in the Bay Area (or anywhere in California for that matter) is that it truly does require two incomes. Tamie Scranton knew that she needed an income, but she also wanted to be a mom who was present and available for her three children. After the downturn in the [&hell
6 Tips On How To Child-Proof Your Home
6 Tips: Child-Proof Your Home If you are the parent of young children, or you have young children coming to visit with their parents, here are some tips to make sure they stay safe while in your home: Cover electrical outlets. Plastic electrical covers are a cheap and easy way to protect small child
What Is Fact vs Fiction On The Internet?
Facing Facts: A Guide to Verifying Information on the Internet Harmful amounts of lead in lipstick, flesh-eating banana peels, toxic tampons. These things may sound outrageous, but claims of their mass distribution can be found on the Internet. So it must be true, right? Thanks to the advent of the
Can I Help My Child Be Smarter?
Yes, you can! Fatty brain foods help developing brains, baby brains, adolescent brains and aging brains. I’m talking about Omega 3 fatty acids primarily from cold-water fish such as tuna and salmon or fish oils. And the specific Omega 3 fatty acid that improves brain development, cognitive f
Are You Raising A Good Sport?
Ahead of the Game: Raising a Good Sport For kids, few things compare to the giddy elation of victory or to the crushing disappointment of defeat. Heck, it’s pretty much the same for adults. Our challenge as parents is to learn to temper these reactions, so we’re not raising whiny kids who scream
So what does it mean to “pay it forward”?
Pay It Forward I woke early, made the kids breakfast, lunches, and got them out the door for school just as I do daily with pride. I do because I am a mom, it’s my responsibility and it starts my kids out with what they need to start their day. Right? Am I paying it […]
Do you ever feel like a glorified UBER driver?
The Sports Shuffle TWO boys…..10 teams? WHAT? 11 year old: LAX Rec League, LAX Travel, Spring Football Passing League, Pop Warner, School Basketball. 13 year old: Travel Baseball, Juniors Baseball, School Basketball, Competitive Basketball, Golf. I worked a successful career in a glamourous media