Mommy Biz Owners, It Does Get Easier

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“It does get easier.” I remember hearing this phrase over and over again with my first baby when we were facing the typical newborn stages, feeding troubles, sleeping troubles, and all the things that make a new parent anxious. I had a hard time seeing the light at the end fo the tunnel, and if… read more »

What’s New in the VA Mommy World?

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I know it has been quiet here at VA Mommy, but the world of this Virtual Assistant Mom has been far from quiet! So what is new over here?  Lots of things! I guess the biggest news is that I am almost 6 months pregnant with Baby #2! Yeah, I’ve been holding that one in… read more »

Are You Taking Care of You?

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{EAV_BLOG_VER:916705689ed31104} Recently, the Mogul Mom had this great post – Are You Getting The Best of You, that had hit close to home for me. As a busy work-at-home Mommy, there are times I am running myself ragged for my family, my clients, my business, and I tend to neglect myself in the process. But it also… read more »

Trista Sutter – A WAHM Who Has it Together

via workingmother.com This story caught my eye from the Working Mother publication I subscribe to. I usually don’t pay attention to what the “Celebrity Moms” are up to in the media because I can hardly relate to them. But Trista Sutter (of the Bachelorette fame) is one that I can identify with. Even though she… read more »

I Always Know What’s For Dinner Now

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The first question that pops out of Mr. VAMommy’s mouth when he comes home is, “What’s for dinner?” We really try not to eat out more than once or twice a month, and the Mr. doesn’t cook, so it was always on me to figure out what to fix for dinner. So that question used… read more »

I’m a Working Mom?

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Me, a “working mom”? No way! That is what I had been telling myself for months since the birth of my son. I would think that I’m simply a stay at home mom who happens to run a business from home too. “Working moms” go to work outside the home and use daycare, nannies, etc,… read more »

Stupid Goats Woke Up My Baby

The damn goats next door woke up my napping son today. And it’s not the first time it’s happened either. This is probably not something you hear every day. But it is the reality of where I am living. You’d think I was living in total bumpkin-ville. There may be a lot of farm land… read more »

Work At Home Moms, What Is Your Secret?

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I’m writing this post as a call to all work-at-home moms out there. Especially moms of the under 2 set (or those who have been there). I want to know what your secret is. What is your secret to having a happy child, happy spouse, happy clients/customers, a clean house, and keep your sanity? What… read more »

On This Day Last Year…

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Our lives changed forever… Megan Barber is a the VA Mommy. She is wife and mom of 2 little ones, and a busy Mom Business Owner. As a Real Estate Virtual Assistant, she is owner of Barber Virtual Assisting Solutions and also co-founder of the Real Estate VA training center, REVA Acacemy. Related Posts:Mommy Biz… read more »

The Things We Do As Moms

Image by camknows via Flickr The things we do for our kids just to keep them happy… I was that mom today that bought her kid a pack of Tic Tacs in the checkout aisle, just to keep him occupied. Yep, that was me. Orange Tic Tacs. It was all I could do to keep… read more »

I’m a Mommy Virtual Assistant

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So what is my story? I opened my Virtual Assistant business in January 2005, loving that I found a work at home opportunity that was real and it was a perfect fit for me. After some horrible experiences with previous employers, I loved being my own boss. Both my husband and I thought it would… read more »

Welcome to the New VA Mommy!

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Welcome to my new project, VA Mommy. My name is Megan, I am a Virtual Assistant, small business owner, entrepreneur, social media nut, and as of May 2009, a mommy. Things have changed in my life, and my business has changed. I became a mom and started experiencing everything in a different way. So here… read more »