About me – I’m a wife, mother of two who works from home, and a techie at heart. I have been married for over 24 years to Paul. We have two children, Sarah and Paulie, that we homeschooled from 1st grade through high school. They have both graduated and are going on with the lives the Lord has for them.
The Start of My Tech Journey
I have worked in the IT field since 1991 when I started working in the IT department at a local manufacturing company in Illinois. Though I left that position in 1995 to stay home to raise and homeschool our children, I never left my passion for all things technical.
I started my first blog on the former blogging platform HomeSchoolblogger.com in 2005. I gravitated toward the technical side of things when I started that blog, learning how to work with HTML and CSS. From there I’ve had blogs on both Blogger.com and WordPress.com. In August 2011, I built my current site, WGCreates.com
with the WordPress.org platform. It’s seen many setups in the past 6 years, and it’s been a great area to learn more about HTML, CSS, and many other areas in building and running a website.
My Current Work
I’m blessed to have two of my dream jobs. Not only am I the owner of WGCreates.com, but I’m the Director of Website Management for The Old Schoolhouse Magazine
. I’ve been working with TOS since February 2013, serving as an editor, then blog manager, and most recently as a Director since January 2016.
I have been busy with homeschooling our children and work at TOS. In 2016, our youngest graduated high school, which has given me the time to be able to share what I’ve learned about working from home and helping others with tasks they don‘t enjoy so they can focus on their passions.
I help individuals and small businesses both build and manage their websites. Not only does running a website require designing and building, but it needs managing and maintaining. Whether doing regular backups, updating software, looking for new innovations to help you succeed, or connecting to the many social media sites available, I can help with all of it. I’m also a virtual assistant and can help you organize and manage many areas for efficient workflow.
Please use the form below to contact me if you have any questions, if you would like me to help Design ~ Manage ~ Create
your website, or if you just want to say Hi! 😀