Work From Home

    Teach English Online with VIPKID

    Hey boss lady! I did a thing, and I want to share all about it with you. Have you ever heard of VIPKID?It’s a community that allows you to teach English online. About a year and a half ago, I was talking to another boss lady in the church nursery about charting a course for working from home. She started telling me about this online teaching platform that she did from home called (you guessed it!) VIPKID. Here’s the scoop on VIPKID: They are a company based in Beijing, China constantly in search of fluent English-speakers that are willing to teach English online to Chinese students. My Journey to Teach…

  • Setting Goals for August

    August Goals

    I’m in need of a little accountability. August goals are spewing out of my ears! I’ve got a whole lotta irons in my fire because I’m scrambling around in my attempts to really get this off the ground before I have to head back to work. It’s August! This teacher has been working hard during summer break, and not on school stuff (shhhhhhhh!).   What’s going on at Lemon la Vie? I thought I’d go ahead and share some of the said irons I’ve got in the fire to get this thing really rollin’, as well as my August goals. Setting goals is an essential component of establishing a plan.…

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    Finding Financial Flexibility Through Blogging

      I’m starting today differently. Mainly because I’ve made up my mind to change my financial situation. I want to be free of the 9-5! I want to be the heart of my home while I tackle the finances! I want to be flexible for crying out loud! Not that I ever wanted to be in this place, but, you know how subtly it creeps in and how easy it is to stay in fearful-mode. “My job doesn’t pay enough,” “There’s just not enough time in the day,” and to top it off with my all time favorite anthem, “Buy that venti Starbucks Peppermint Mocha, Girl! You deserve it!” And then…