Friday, April 17, 2015

A Laptop-Tablet Mash Up for the Modern Mom (And Giveaway!)

Before I became a mother, I had one job. That job was working as a registered nurse in an acute care setting. I juggled very few things during that time- mostly striking a balance between long hours at the hospital and keeping a happy house and husband as a newlywed. Soon enough, the fog of newlywed-ed bliss cleared and with career shifts came major life changes such as a move south and a baby on the way. It wasn't long before I became a mother and a stay-at-home one at that!

As we began to settle ourselves down with deeper roots, I tested the work-from-home waters. In addition to being a brand new mother, I also became much more dedicated toward engaging brands and businesses within my blog. Over the last several years, not only did my blog become a working passion of mine but I also launched a photography business (in addition to adding two more babies to the mix!) 

Our life looks much, much different now than it did just five years ago and if you ever mentioned that I would not only be a mom of three boys but also the owner of not one but two businesses, I would have laughed and said, "not a chance!"

"Never say never," am I right?

I love every single second of our crazy busy days and I wouldn't trade them for the world. As a mom of three and business owner, it's been a difficult road to navigate. Sure there are contracts and deadlines to be met but at the same time, my family has been and always will be my number one priority. I've spent many long nights burning the candle at both ends, learning not only how to run a business from my home but also how to do so successfully and without detriment to my family. It hasn't always been easy and I'm sure I've failed both my family and a client on more than one occasion but in every instance, there's been a lesson learned and growth as both a mom and business owner.

As a mom and business owner, I'm always on the hunt for technology that allows me to transition seamlessly between roles. Whether I'm in Kindergarten prep-mode scouring Pinterest for readiness activities, in the pediatrician's office for a unforeseen fever, on the road doing some hands-on research for a brand or sitting down with a freshly swaddled newborn and her family in my at-home studio, I need to not only be accessible but also access email, apps and the Internet in a way that benefits myself, my family and my business.

The Lenovo YOGA 3 Pro is a tablet laptop mash-up that in layman's terms is "simply freaking amazing." It's ultra-thin, incredibly lightweight and boasts an incredible 6-hinge design that allows it to fold back a complete 360 degrees. Want to learn more about the YOGA 3 Pro and enter for the chance to WIN ONE? Head over here! 

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  1. I love that it folds back into a tablet!

  2. I love the size, that if folds into a tablet and that it has a full keyboard. Portable and perfect for me to use for work and to keep the kiddos entertained!

  3. I love how slim and light it is! Easy to slip into my crowded bag!

  4. This looks really awesome. I love how thin it is.

  5. My favorite feature: It looks incredibly lightweight. And if it fits into a diaper bag, I'm SOLD! Haha

  6. I love how light weight it is! It would be so easy to throw in my bag and take it with me to the kids activities.

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  7. I love how lightweight and convenient it appears to be! Perfect for busy moms!

  8. i love the projector, great for my arts and crafts

  9. I love the fact that it can be used as both tablet and laptop and its thin and light weight too

  10. I currently own and run a Lenovo. I have been for eight years and love it. A new one would be so awesome~! Thanks for sharing it with us.


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