Would you believe me if I told you that I was able to go to Japan not once, but twice because I work at home? It’s true. A year ago, a friend of mine approached me about becoming a coordinator for our sister city exchange program. Our sister city is Otsuchi, in Northeastern Japan. I […]

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sharon on March 15th, 2011

I will probably not be posting job listings for a few days. I am one of the coordinators for the sister city exchange program between our town and Otsuchi, Japan. My daughter and I as well as 13 other students and adults visited Otsuchi in October 2010.  Their students had come to Fort Bragg in […]

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sharon on December 6th, 2010

Today I found myself thinking back to when my kids were younger and remembered a particularly stressful day I’d had. I had recently embarked on a large programming project that became the most frustrating, stressful thing I’ve done since I’d been in business. I won’t bore you with the details, but suffice it to say […]

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sharon on October 15th, 2010

Today my youngest daughter and I are leaving for Japan. We’re involved in the exchange program with our sister city, Otsuchi, Japan. Their students came here in February and it was an amazing experience to welcome them into our homes and show them our town. It’s going to be an incredible opportunity to experience Japanese […]

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sharon on February 10th, 2010

Want to hear about what goes on “behind the scenes” at 2Work-At-Home.com? Listen to my interview with Daegan Smith. We chatted about how I started my business, what I’ve learned in the past 11 years of running an online business and lots of other stuff you may not know about me

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sharon on January 28th, 2010

There have been days when I’ve almost run out and rented an office. I know, I know. How on earth could I ever consider giving up working at home? Well, I did say, “almost”. But there are days when an office looks pretty darn good. Because I work from my home, there are distractions and […]

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sharon on November 27th, 2009

While in the grocery store line today, I ran into a mom that I hadn’t seen in quite a while. We both have two kids and our oldest are just one year apart. They used to be in girl scouts together. I asked her what she’d been up to and she told me that she […]

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sharon on July 23rd, 2009

My friend’s daughter Sage is visiting us for the summer.  She’s a week younger than my youngest daughter and they’re like sisters.  Between all of our regular summer activities like going to the beach and the river, they’ve decided to start a business. They made up flyers offering their services as dog walkers, car washers, […]

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sharon on March 13th, 2009

While in the grocery store line today, I ran into a mom that I hadn’t seen in quite a while.  We both have two kids and our oldest are just one year apart.  They used to be in girl scouts together.  I asked her what she’d been up to and she told me that she […]

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sharon on January 28th, 2009

Many years ago, after the birth of our second child, my husband and I were trying to decide whether or not it would be possible for me to stay home. At first we thought that since we were just about breaking even, there was no way we could ever make it happen. But when we […]

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