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

Here’s How to Make Yourself Seem More Interesting in Conversations

I may be able to write well, but I used to be ridiculously awkward in in-person conversations. Don’t get me wrong – if someone sparks an interesting conversation, I had no problem getting involved. But I was no expert when it came to starting one or keeping a dull conversation going. Looking back, I think […]

I may be able to write well, but I used to be ridiculously awkward in in-person conversations. Don’t get me wrong – if someone sparks an interesting conversation, I had no problem getting involved. But

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4 Ways Using Your Debit Card Can Put Your Cash at Risk

If you’re not one to apply for credit cards for fear of them being a financial burden, you’re not alone. About 35% of people 30 or older don’t have a credit card, according to Bankrate. For some, it’s simply a way to ensure that they don’t spend beyond their means. It’s smart on the surface […]

If you’re not one to apply for credit cards for fear of them being a financial burden, you’re not alone. About 35% of people 30 or older don’t have a credit card, according to Bankrate.

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Your Physician Treating Your Stress May Be More Stressed Than You

The doctor you trust with managing your stress is probably more stressed than you are. There, I said it. How does that make you feel? It’s a little nerve-wracking to think of your doctor as being anything other than calm, cool, and collected. After all, they never seem to get sick, feel sad, or be […]

The doctor you trust with managing your stress is probably more stressed than you are. There, I said it. How does that make you feel? It’s a little nerve-wracking to think of your doctor as

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Can Working Night Shift Put You at Risk for Obesity?

Sure, night shift sucks. We know that it throws off your sleep schedule. You start to feel livelier in the dead of the night than you do when the sun shines. You probably feel sluggish during the day when you are awake. And, it’s no fun missing out on everything during the day because you […]

Sure, night shift sucks. We know that it throws off your sleep schedule. You start to feel livelier in the dead of the night than you do when the sun shines. You probably feel sluggish

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Is It Truly Risky to Have a Baby After 35?

When you reach the age of 35, you hardly feel old. In fact, it probably seems like mere years ago that you attended your high school prom, got your first car, scored your first job, and made your way through college. Unfortunately, your biological clock feels differently. For years – decades, even – women have […]

When you reach the age of 35, you hardly feel old. In fact, it probably seems like mere years ago that you attended your high school prom, got your first car, scored your first job,

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Tackling Cyberbullying: Is Social Media or Parents to Blame?

It’s easier than ever to be sneaky, thanks to handheld electronic devices and the curtain of the internet. You can create a fake social media account and start a cyber attack on someone else without anyone knowing it’s you. It’s no wonder, then, that cyberbullying has become almost worse than real-life bullying. It’s easier to […]

It’s easier than ever to be sneaky, thanks to handheld electronic devices and the curtain of the internet. You can create a fake social media account and start a cyber attack on someone else without

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Boy Donates Hair for Cancer Victims and Gets Cancer Himself

It’s unimaginable to think that an innocent child can get cancer. But, the deadly disease if affecting kids in several shapes and forms, from brain cancer to bone cancer. There are over 300,000 cases of childhood cancer diagnosed annually. There are also some incredible kids who want to help their peers with cancer by volunteering […]

It’s unimaginable to think that an innocent child can get cancer. But, the deadly disease if affecting kids in several shapes and forms, from brain cancer to bone cancer. There are over 300,000 cases of

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Apparently, People Trust a Lot More Things Than FOX News

It’s no secret that ever since Donald Trump became the President of the United States, Americans have been at each other’s throats about everything. And I’m not even talking the big issues that should be at the forefront of everyone’s minds, like gun control, health care and terrorism. No – instead we’re having wars about […]

It’s no secret that ever since Donald Trump became the President of the United States, Americans have been at each other’s throats about everything. And I’m not even talking the big issues that should be

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Moms Can’t Even Go Grocery Shopping Without Getting Shamed

Mom-shaming is real. It’s not just one of those things that moms cry out when they’re getting picked on. It’s very real, and it’s getting bad. If you spend just a few moments on Facebook each day, you probably see all kinds of mom-shaming, whether it’s on your friends’ posts or comments on news articles. […]

Mom-shaming is real. It’s not just one of those things that moms cry out when they’re getting picked on. It’s very real, and it’s getting bad. If you spend just a few moments on Facebook

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The Truth About Popular Vitamins You’re Probably Wasting Money On

Read just about any health article online and you’ll feel as though you’re a waste of life if you don’t take a multivitamin daily. Take Vitamin C to curb colds. Down some B vitamins to avoid heart disease. And, you must take a multivitamin to ensure you’re getting everything you need. Vitamin companies push them, […]

Read just about any health article online and you’ll feel as though you’re a waste of life if you don’t take a multivitamin daily. Take Vitamin C to curb colds. Down some B vitamins to

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