Earlier this summer, Amy Jo Schenewark packed up her six boys, and moved to New Hampshire for two months so that she could care for her younger sister Becky's family, while Becky was bedridden due to a difficult pregnancy and surgery. Amy writes: I remember listening to NPR one evening while Bob Woodruff's wife recounted some of her experiences in taking care of her traumatic brain-injured husband. He was injured in Iraq while reporting for ABC news. I thought, "Wow. I'm glad I'm not there. I don't know how people do it," people meaning caregivers.
Lisa Leonard has been making jewelry since high school, but decided to get serious after first son, David, was born. In her words, "I wanted to start a small business that would enable me to quit my job and stay home with my boys. At the time, I had never taken any formal classes or received special training in jewelry making. I just went for it! I am kind of the 'jump in and learn as you go' type. Creating jewelry has not only allowed me to work from home, but has connected me with so many amazing women along the way." In this post, Lisa responds to the question, "How do you find inspiration?" Here are her (5) tips: