How to harmonize your personal and professional mommy lives


Making Work at Home Work shows moms how to develop an entrepreneurial mind-set without sacrificing their families. It covers important topics such as developing a successful business philosophy, balancing time between work and family, setting realistic goals, and handling the challenges of being both “Mommy” and “CEO” while running a profitable home-based business.

In addition to including her own experiences, author Mary Byers profiles twelve real moms with home-based businesses who offer their hard-won advice. Their work ranges from publications to design to organizational services to private piano instruction. Each mom has a two-page profile detailing why she chose her business, her mistakes, her smartest moves, and advice.

The book is divided into two parts: Saving Your Sanity and Preserving Your Profit.

About Mary:

Mary Byers is a home-based entrepreneur and author of Making Work at Home Work. She’s also a member of the National Speakers Association and a professional speaker skilled at encouraging individuals to think big when it comes to their businesses. As an at-home entrepreneur herself, Mary walks the talk. She’s Photobucketenergizing, motivating, and she’ll challenge you and your team to:

  • Increase revenue without increasing effort
  • Grow a bigger vision for your business
  • Develop specialized entrepreneurial skills
  • Engage the power of “Focus Pocus”
  • Turn setbacks into milestones

Mary M. Byers successfully juggles both a freelance corporate writing and speaking business and her responsibilities as a wife and mother of two school-aged children. She is the author of The Mother Load: How to Meet Your Own Needs While Caring for Your Family and How to Say No . . . And Live to Tell about It. Visit her website to learn more: or her blog


Contest! Win a copy of Making Work at Home Work (or another one of Mary’s books–your choice) AND a $25 Amazon gift certificate (for some WAHM essentials – Day Planner, bubble bath, funky file-folders, toddler DVDs)!

There are three ways to win:

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One thought on “How to harmonize your personal and professional mommy lives

  1. I’d love to win the contest for Making Work at Home Work. Currently, I do a lot of writing and most of the time I’m fetching Goldfish in between chapters.

    I like how Mary gives 12 real mom examples as well as her own.

    Even if I don’t win, I’m going to look into getting this book.

    ~ Wendy

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