Carin Kilby Clark

Carin Kilby Clark

Through her popular lifestyle and parenting site, Carin Kilby Clark guides busy moms in their quest to manage business, family, and home without completely sacrificing themselves. From working her 9-5, consulting, raising three children as a single parent, and pursuing her love of writing - all while experiencing happiness - Carin’s journey is proof positive that it’s possible to cheerfully have it all.

With her core Live Joyous Mommyhood Program, busy moms learn to embrace their inner perfect parent while building confidence, eliminating self-doubt, and creating their happiest mom life. Carin is fiercely committed to empowering moms to enjoy motherhood and is regularly praised for her infectious and encouraging joy.

A lifestyle mentor, media producer, and parenting expert, Carin's advice has been featured in over 230 major media sites, such as: ABC, Global Newsweek, CBS, Fox News, Los Angeles Business, NBC, CW, Reuters, Atlanta Business Chronicle, The Huffington Post, Yahoo!, and more. In her forthcoming book, Live Joyous Mommyhood, Carin will offer overwhelmed moms a roadmap for balancing priorities, reducing stress, and experiencing happiness in motherhood. She’s also the author of Time Management Made Easy for Busy Moms as well as the blog & forthcoming book Memoirs of a Clueless Woman; the founder of Clue Consulting, LLC; creator of; co-founder of The Virginia Bloggers Club; and the Parenting Expert.
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BBA in HR/Business Management. MBA in Public Administration. MS in Project Management. 15+ years of experience in business administration. Mother of three; ages 17, 11, & 7


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  • 5 Tips for Effective Communication with Your Teen
    Effective communication with your teen can be a difficult task; however, with these tips you can improve the way you and your teen communicate with a few simple steps.
  • Reality TV Isn't so Real
    I'm giving up reality TV because it's not actually real. If I wanted scripted TV, then I'd watch a TV series rather than reality TV which is supposed to be based on reality.
  • Back-to-School Time is Stressful for This Single Parent
    The end of the summer is a little stressful for this single parent with three active school-aged children.
  • 5 Secrets to Becoming a Rockstar Administrative Professional
    Using these 5 tips, you can become an indispensable asset to the organization; with your boss offering you a promotion starting yesterday.
  • Lose the Baby Weight Now
    Baby weight is stubborn animal to tackle but it can be done. Here are 4 tips to help you return to your pre-pregnancy weight for good.
  • Top 3 Affordable and Delicious Brunches Around Washington, D.C.
    Whether you live in the Washington, D.C., area or are planning a visit, be sure to check out these affordable and delicious brunch selections.
  • How I Am Weaning Myself Off the Serial Facebook Check-In
    At one point I was checking-in 5 or more times a day. Now, I barely think of it at all. Find out how I am weaning myself off the serial Facebook check-in.
  • 4 Reasons Why You Should Make Time for Netflix
    My subscription to Netflix has been the best investment in TV watching that I’ve ever made. Better than cable and satellite, without Netflix I may have never known about these great finds.
  • Valuable Parenting Lessons My Mother Taught Me by Example
    As a single mother, my mom was my example of how to persevere and do what is needed to make sure your kids are ok. It wasn’t easy raising me and my younger sister; and watching her taught me many parenting lessons that stay with me to this day.
  • I Am Forever Charmed
    My favorite TV show of all time is Charmed. Through 8 seasons of good and bad, three sisters fought for their family and persevered; surviving countless challenges to eventually find love and happiness.
  • The IPad is Not a Babysitter
    It’s so easy to just hand my little one the iPad when he starts to get surly. However, I have noticed my reliance on the iPad has become a counterproductive parenting habit that I need to break.
  • Student Loans Made a Positive Impact on My Life -- So Far
    Without student loans, I would not have been able to get my education; something I am very proud of. Student loans have had a positive impact on my life thus far; however, when I begin repayment of this large debt next year, that could quickly change.
  • Why My Divorce was the Best Thing for My Kids
    Kids always have a tough time dealing with divorce; and as parents, it is our responsibility to help our children cope with the realities of divorce and the life changes caused by the break-up of a family.
  • Relationship Lessons I Wish I Never Learned
    Although I am grateful for the wisdom, knowledge, and experience, there are some relationship lessons I wish I never had to learn.
  • Essential Elements of an Effective Online Article
    When you sit down to write an article, the chances are you would like it to be read and have your readers coming back for more of your work, right? These 5 elements will help you write online articles are effective and impactful.
  • A Visit the National Children’s Museum
    Last weekend I finally took the kids to the National Children’s Museum that opened in December 2012. While the kids had a good time, it wasn’t the exciting experience I was expecting.
  • 4 Signs that You Are Not Communicating Effectively
    Effective communication can make the difference between a happy, well-informed customer and a confused, dissatisfied one. If you are experiencing difficulty in your customer relations, a lack of effectiveness in your communication may be to blame.
  • Mean Girls: A Conversation with My Daughter About Bullying
    There are many tough conversations that you must have with your children. The talk with my daughter about bullying was difficult, but necessary to ensure she stood up for herself and remained confident in who she is.
  • How I Survived My First Year Filing Small Business Taxes
    Business taxes can be a stressful prospect for a new entrepreneur. What to claim, how to file, and what forms to complete; all are important questions I faced as I filed the first-year of business taxes for my consultancy.
  • How I Demonstrate Effective Leadership
    There are distinctive characteristics that make an effective and respected leader. Being the boss is a tough, and often times thankless, position; however, when done right, leaders can inspire team members to achieve and succeed.
  • Why Buying a House in 2008 Was a Big Mistake
    Buying a house is one of the biggest financial commitments you can make. When I bought my home in 2008, there was no way to predict how much would change in just one year; and I found myself regretting the decision I made.
  • 5 Parenting Lessons I Did Not Learn from My Mother
    Your mother is certainly a valuable resource when you become a parent. Nonetheless, there are some lessons that you have to learn by living through the parenting experience.
  • Why I Regularly Invade My Teenager’s Privacy
    To invade or not to invade your teenager’s privacy? How much is too much? At the end of the day, you have to do what you think is best for your family and nobody can decide that but you.
  • My Road to Entrepreneurship
    In December 2012, I decided I wanted to start my own business. I examined what I know, what I do, and how I could best use my talents to help others. I have a natural expertise in administrative support; and so my administrative consultancy was born.
  • Fun Valentine’s Day Ideas for Singles in Washington, DC
    Valentine’s Day can be just as much fun for singles as it is for couples. There are many activities for those who are without a significant other; check out some of the fun things you can get into in the Washington, DC Metro Area this February.
  • Better Than Good Enough…I Am My Version of Perfect!
    As a single parent, I often struggle with feeling as if I am not doing enough, not trying hard enough, or just not measuring up. Whenever I miss a school event, decline a party invitation, or work late I feel like I am letting the kids down.

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