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Dadpreneur Series: Episode 4 — Going Against the Grain

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In building WellNest, we have had to make a couple decisions that are definitely unexpected for a residential cleaning company. One particular decision — we are a residential cleaning company yet we use our customers’ vacuums. Rationale below. Vacuums: The cleaning companies we used to hire always brought a vacuum. Had they not, we probably would’ve wondered why we were paying them. But the same vacuum used to clean other homes was also being used in ours….

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Dadpreneur Series: Episode 3 – Weathering the Ups and Downs

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With parenting and entrepreneurship, some days are great, some days are good, and some days are just brutal. This past Sunday we decided to get out for lunch and then to a friend’s house for drinks and barbecue. Here’s the timeline of events. All parents out there can relate to this. 12:00 PM — Little man slept the whole way to lunch then calmly drank his bottle while we had a nice lunch together. We were…

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Dadpreneur Series: Episode 2 – Know the Limits

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I enjoy giving little man his bottle in the morning and at night. This gives me a chance to have some bonding time with him and makes my wife’s life easier since she can pump in a much more relaxed manner. I learned a valuable lesson in daddy-ing the other night that really relates to life as a whole and as the owner of a home cleaning service…know the limits. The other night he quickly…

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Dadpreneur Series, Episode 1: Launch of a Newborn and a Business

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Parenting a newborn and owning a cleaning service are actually surprisingly similar.  Little man is eight weeks old, WellNest is three weeks old, and the combination of the two had us laughing pretty hard last night. The other night I got home late and asked my wife how she and little man were (“good”) then started blabbering about my day until she was looking at me with a glazed stare. “Little man just threw up on…

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DIY Oven Cleaner

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We enjoy experimenting with DIY cleaners at home. We baked sweet potatoes the other night but they leaked through the aluminum foil and burned in the oven. Our self cleaning function on our oven always seems to do more harm than good (or sets off the fire alarm, which stresses out the little man), so we decided to try a DIY oven cleaner and were pretty successful. I unfortunately didn’t take any pictures but it…

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Guest Post! Wellness with Emily: What I Pack For A Road Trip

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Health coach and wellness expert Emily Nachazel gives advice on how to pack for a road trip to help stay healthy and fit while on the go! Check out more great tips on healthy livin’ at http://www.emilynachazel.com/ As you read this, I’m packing up for my first road trip of the summer – I’m heading up to Maine for a week of sunshine (hopefully), fresh air (definitely) + family. I can’t wait! Travel is one…

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