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

Is Solo Traveling Right for You? Here are Some of the Pros and Cons

If you asked me ten years ago if I’d ever travel alone, I would have given you a resounding, “No way!”. But, ask me now, and I’d probably say, “Absolutely!”. I think the appeal of solo traveling increases as we get older. We start to crave some time to find ourselves and reconnect with things […]

If you asked me ten years ago if I’d ever travel alone, I would have given you a resounding, “No way!”. But, ask me now, and I’d probably say, “Absolutely!”. I think the appeal of

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5 Tips for Creating a Winning Cover Letter for Your Next Job

When I had to write my first cover letter, I stared at my computer screen for a good hour not knowing where to start. The cover letter is intimidating. I flew through writing my resume with no problem. When it came to the cover letter, though, I felt lost. It’s personal and can literally make […]

When I had to write my first cover letter, I stared at my computer screen for a good hour not knowing where to start. The cover letter is intimidating. I flew through writing my resume

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This is What You Should Know When Debt Collectors Call

Debt collectors suck. Almost everyone has dealt with them at one point or another, maybe even in the earliest days of building credit and making a lot of honest mistakes along the way. I can remember one time in my credit-building days when one actually threatened me with jail time – over a $200 bill […]

Debt collectors suck. Almost everyone has dealt with them at one point or another, maybe even in the earliest days of building credit and making a lot of honest mistakes along the way. I can

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Get Your Small Business Ready for 2018 with These Financial Tips

I learned a lot during my first year of freelancing and being in business for myself. Just as most new business owners, I made a few mistakes along the way. Most of the mistakes were small financial blunders that I probably could have avoided if I thought about them sooner. But, when you’re just starting […]

I learned a lot during my first year of freelancing and being in business for myself. Just as most new business owners, I made a few mistakes along the way. Most of the mistakes were

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6 Must-Know Benefits of Dating a Single Mom

Some guys aren’t into dating a single mom. Not because the mom’s not gorgeous, funny, or cool. But because they just aren’t ready to add some kids into their lives that aren’t even theirs. (And, just to be fair – there are plenty of women who wouldn’t date a single dad, either). We can’t blame […]

Some guys aren’t into dating a single mom. Not because the mom’s not gorgeous, funny, or cool. But because they just aren’t ready to add some kids into their lives that aren’t even theirs. (And,

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This is Why You Shouldn’t Let Your Kid Skip Preschool

I’m a mom, so I get it. Sending your kid to preschool means you have less time with them. They’re growing up too fast. It can be expensive if you choose a private one. And, they’re bound to come home with mannerisms from other kids you’d rather they didn’t have. There are so many reasons […]

I’m a mom, so I get it. Sending your kid to preschool means you have less time with them. They’re growing up too fast. It can be expensive if you choose a private one. And,

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What I’ve Learned from Christmas Shopping Without Credit Cards

I never used to believe that getting all my Christmas shopping done for my kids, family, teachers, etc. was possible without using credit cards. Until this year, when I did all my Christmas shopping without credit cards. Every single gift I bought was bought using my bank account or cash on-hand. I decided to go […]

I never used to believe that getting all my Christmas shopping done for my kids, family, teachers, etc. was possible without using credit cards. Until this year, when I did all my Christmas shopping without

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3 Things in Your Life That are Costing You a Pretty Penny

We’re all guilty of making mistakes with our finances at some time or another. But, you could be hanging onto some bad habits when it comes to your money. If you’re doing any of the following things, you might want to tweak your habits to cut costs and keep more of your money. Signing Up […]

We’re all guilty of making mistakes with our finances at some time or another. But, you could be hanging onto some bad habits when it comes to your money. If you’re doing any of the

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Not into Elf on the Shelf? Here’s What to Tell (Lie to) the Kids

Alright, alright. I lie to my kids sometimes. Before you get all judge-y, remember that you do, too. After all, if you’re reading this, you are willing to tell your kids some lies about Elf on the Shelf. This trend, as adorable as it is, is time-consuming and stressful. Every night for a month, parents […]

Alright, alright. I lie to my kids sometimes. Before you get all judge-y, remember that you do, too. After all, if you’re reading this, you are willing to tell your kids some lies about Elf

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How to Join Office Holiday Festivities When You Work Remotely

When you’re a remote worker, it’s easy to feel left out. Sure, you have the excellence of your own company. But what about Christmas time when the whole fun of an office job is joining in the office holiday festivities? Working remotely is great, but it can become lonely. Still, just because you don’t work […]

When you’re a remote worker, it’s easy to feel left out. Sure, you have the excellence of your own company. But what about Christmas time when the whole fun of an office job is joining

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