Last Updated November 23rd, 2008

Sunday Links 11-23-08

Are Your Kids Getting Enough “Dirt Pile” Play? – I love this. I’ve always found that my kids do better with more time outside and less television/computer time.

Go Offline for More Traffic – A great thought for all you home business owners. Even if you’re already marketing offline, you might find a new idea here.

Social Media and Marketing Lesson for the makers of Motrin: Don’t Mess with Moms! – Maybe you caught all the fuss, maybe you missed it. But a good point.

Ways to Beat Overwhelm and Give Thanks! – Some great thoughts on easing the stress at this or other times of year. You probably have plenty to be thankful for.

With Winter Coming And Money Tight, Consider Sharing Tools This Year. – If you’re on good terms with your neighbors, this can be a great idea.

Productivity in Wasted Moments – You don’t have to consider time spent in wait rooms as wasted. I get bits of work done during my wait while my son is in speech therapy, for example.

Letting Your Kids Watch TV So You Can Work – Lots of work at home moms do it. Should you, and do you feel bad about it?

5 Free Ways to Promote Your Online Home Business – While you’ll often need to spend money on your home business, some of the best promotion methods are free. The time cost can be a challenge, however.

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Last Updated November 16th, 2008

Sunday Links 11-16-08

I read a lot of blog posts during the week. Haven’t done much with them in the past, but I decided that I should try sharing more of what I read. Hope you enjoy.

A Do-It-Yourself Christmas: 34 Great Gifts You Can Make Yourself – I love these ideas. My sisters and I are planning a simplified Christmas this year due to budget issues all around. Some great gift ideas that won’t cost much.

Walking Away to be a Stay-At-Home Parent – Great tips for those just wanting to get started.

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Family’s Food Budget in a Tight Economy – Some of the tips are pretty basic, but worth reading.

Apology Marketing is Killing Your Sales! – Are you embarrassed to sell to the people who come to your site? Why?

Marketing Annoyance – Loyalty Cards – This is why my favorite grocery stores are the ones that don’t have loyalty cards. That, and they still have better prices.

Q&A: How Do You Spend Quality Time With Your Kids? – Some really great shared thoughts. You might get some new ideas for ways to spend time with your family.

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