Amy Boyington

Amy Boyington is a former preschool teacher turned journalist living in Ohio with her two children and two cats. She graduated college with an A.A. in Elementary Education and a B.A. in English. Her work has appeared in health, lifestyle, and entrepreneurial publications. Amy's writing tends to reflect her interest in health, special needs, advocacy, and empowering women in business ventures. On her own blog, The Work at Home Mom, she strives to help women balance their families and businesses with helpful tips, advice, and work at home job and business leads.


Posts by Amy Boyington

Considering Writing an eBook? Avoid These Top 3 Mistakes

So, you’re writing an eBook? Congratulations! There might be a few things you hadn’t thought of, though, that can place your eBook into the world of forgotten, never-bought eBooks. There are plenty of them sticking around on Amazon. Don’t be another author hoping to make thousands from your eBook, but barely scraping up pennies. Here […]

So, you’re writing an eBook? Congratulations! There might be a few things you hadn’t thought of, though, that can place your eBook into the world of forgotten, never-bought eBooks. There are plenty of them sticking

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Alternatives to Sitting When You Have a Desk Job

Sitting all day at work is about as fun – and unhealthy – as being on your feet all day at work. Your body needs periods of both standing and sitting to get your body energized and give it adequate rest. Desk jobs, unfortunately, come with some scary side effects for workers. It’s not uncommon […]

Sitting all day at work is about as fun – and unhealthy – as being on your feet all day at work. Your body needs periods of both standing and sitting to get your body

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Everyone’s Going Nuts for the Friends Movie… Except, It’s Fake

Friends lovers everywhere, rejoice! There’s a new Friends movie coming out and it’s taking the world by storm! Or…is it? If you don’t really pay attention to what’s real and fake on the internet, or you think that a viral Facebook video is the Holy Grail, then sure, it’s real. If your feet are plastered […]

Friends lovers everywhere, rejoice! There’s a new Friends movie coming out and it’s taking the world by storm! Or…is it? If you don’t really pay attention to what’s real and fake on the internet, or

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Mark Zuckerberg is Trying Not to Waste Any More of Your Time

Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t want to waste anyone’s time on Facebook (Wait – isn’t that the point of it?). Apparently, Facebook wants to make its users happy. After the majority of them said that they wanted to see fewer ads and business content and more of their family and friends’ updates in their newsfeeds. Facebook is […]

Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t want to waste anyone’s time on Facebook (Wait – isn’t that the point of it?). Apparently, Facebook wants to make its users happy. After the majority of them said that they wanted

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Will We See Oprah Run for U.S. President in 2020?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard some speculation about Oprah Winfrey potentially running for president in 2020. In fact, the hashtag #Oprah2020 is even trending on Twitter, with millions of tweeters chiming in with their stance. Current President Trump has made it clear that you don’t need any political experience to […]

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard some speculation about Oprah Winfrey potentially running for president in 2020. In fact, the hashtag #Oprah2020 is even trending on Twitter, with millions of tweeters

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Slack Temporarily Broke, But Introverted Workers Made It Hilarious

The first week of January, remote teams all around the world suffered when Slack had a temporary outage. In case you don’t know, Slack is an online service that lets coworkers and teams collaborate. I’ve used it before to discuss topics for stories with magazine editors. If you’re an introvert, you really appreciate Slack. It […]

The first week of January, remote teams all around the world suffered when Slack had a temporary outage. In case you don’t know, Slack is an online service that lets coworkers and teams collaborate. I’ve

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You Might Want to Reconsider Marriage After You Read These Truth-Telling Tweets

Dreaming up the perfect wedding with the love of your life? Twitter may ruin your picture-perfect dream of what married life is like. Spend a little time hanging out with the hashtag #marriedlife and you’ll see what I mean. It’s not that marriage is a terrible thing. But after a while, it changes from new, […]

Dreaming up the perfect wedding with the love of your life? Twitter may ruin your picture-perfect dream of what married life is like. Spend a little time hanging out with the hashtag #marriedlife and you’ll

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Want a Dog That Won’t Make You Sneeze? These are the Best Hypoallergenic Breeds

When my son got diagnosed with allergies almost three years ago, what I feared the most was true. He ended up being allergic to dogs and cats, both of which we had in our home. His dog allergy was, by far, the worst one. At the time, we had a Pug, who are notorious for […]

When my son got diagnosed with allergies almost three years ago, what I feared the most was true. He ended up being allergic to dogs and cats, both of which we had in our home.

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Water Before Coffee Each Morning? This Habit is One You Shouldn’t Skip

It’s tempting to want to reach for the coffee pot when you get out of bed in the morning. But, you know that dry mouth feeling you have when you wake up? That’s your body trying to tell you something. And, believe me, it’s not telling you it wants coffee (although your heart and brain […]

It’s tempting to want to reach for the coffee pot when you get out of bed in the morning. But, you know that dry mouth feeling you have when you wake up? That’s your body

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Flu in the U.S. is On the Rise: Is Getting the Shot a Waste of Time?

I’ve always been a little skeptical of the flu shot. In fact, I’ve had it only once in my life and that was because my job required it. Guess what? I ended up with the flu a couple of days later and it was horrible. The flu is on the rise in the United States, […]

I’ve always been a little skeptical of the flu shot. In fact, I’ve had it only once in my life and that was because my job required it. Guess what? I ended up with the

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