I've been a stay-at-home mother for the past eight years, since I was 19-years-old (basically my entire adult life so far). That's about to drastically change, because tomorrow is the first day (orientation) of my new job! I had applied for this particular position on or around September 28th (for the second time this year… Continue reading Transition Back to Work After 8 Years of Being a Homemaker!
About two weeks ago (September 13th or 14th), I decided to quit YouTube (as a career option, not a hobby). I awoke from a nap and distinctly thought, "I should quit YouTube." It was a defined moment of clarity, as absolute as night and day. When I officially started my channel three-and-a-half years ago in… Continue reading I Quit YouTube?! | How I Determined Whether to Stay or Quit
Unfortunately, on June 27th, Rev deactivated my transcription account because my accuracy fell below their acceptable average by a tenth of a point. So, that's no longer an option. I did enjoy Rev and I recommend it. But, it became very time consuming once I started to transcribe every week day, especially since my children… Continue reading Discharged from Rev?! Now What?
A few weeks ago, I was thinking about whether or not to take another break from YouTube, during the summer. (I had already taken a two-week break in April to focus on an employment search.) I was ambivalent at first, but then a couple of unfortunate events occurred that forced my hand and helped me… Continue reading Another Break from YouTube | Malware Attack & Sinusitis
A few months ago (in February), I realized that I definitely wanted/needed a job, to contribute an income. I’ve been an unemployed homemaker since 2010. That was acceptable until recently when a series of events led me to conclude, among other things, that it was time for me to be more independent and find a… Continue reading One Month Work-from-Home Evaluation | Rev, YouTube, & WordPress