AO Opinions: Two Upcoming Projects

AO Opinions is another Market Research company that I get information from. Right now they are recruiting for two upcoming research studies:

The First Survey is on the topic of Vehicles:

  • To be considered, please complete this pre-screener. 
  • Compensation: $100-$275 (if chosen)
  • Open to: 30+ year olds
  • Monday, June 21st thru Wed/June 23rd, 2021 – approx. 30 minutes ($100, if chosen)
  • MUST be available if chosen, 90-min Videoconference June 28-30 ($175, if chosen)

The Second Survey is on the topic of shopping:

  • To be considered, please complete this pre-screener.
  • Compensation: $100 (if chosen)
  • Open to: 30-49 year olds
  • Wed/June 16th thru Tues/June 22nd, 2021 (various times)

AO Opinions: Two Upcoming Projects

AO Opinions is another Market Research company that I get information from. Right now they are recruiting for two upcoming research studies:

The First Survey is about smoking.

  • To be considered, please complete the pre-screener survey here.
  • Compensation: $150 (if chosen)
  • Open to: Smokers 21-55 years old
  • Tuesday, June 22nd or Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021  (Various Times)

The Second Survey is about beverages (coffee).

  • To be considered, please complete the pre-screener survey here.
  • Compensation: $125-$275 (if chosen)
  • Open to: 18-54 year olds
  • Tuesday, June 29th, Wednesday, June 30th, or Thursday, July 1st 2021 (Various Times)

 

AO Opinions: Two Upcoming Projects

AO Opinions is another Market Research company that I get information from. Right now they are recruiting for two upcoming research studies:

The First Survey is for Schizophrenia Caregivers of loved ones.

  • To be considered complete the pre-screener here. 
  • Compensation: $75-$150 (if chosen)
  • Thursday, June 17th, 2021 (Various Times)

 

The Second Survey is on the subject of beverages.

  • To be considered complete the pre-screener here. 
  • Compensation: $175-$325 (if chosen)
  • Open to: 18-54 year olds
  • Homework Assignment Monday, June 7th, 2021 – Friday, June 11th, 2021: During the pre-assignment, we will ask you to answer questions via text, video, or photo responses. It’s a 2-hour total time commitment.
  • Tuesday, June 22nd, 2022- Thursday, June 24, 2022 (Various Times)

First Week of College, and Beyond!

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I survived the first week of college! After ::cough 17 years cough:: a long time, it’s quite an adjustment getting back into the swing of studying, doing homework, and all of the other things that go into being a mom, wife, blogger/Influencer, and special needs advocate for my big kiddo.

I wanted to share with you some things that have helped me, and the family adjust to the change.  It’s just two classes, but that’s 10-12 hours a week of studying, reading, and homework outside the classroom, and that time comes out of the time I previously spent with the kids, working on the blog/social media, petting the cat, ya know, mom stuff.

Bitty is now going to preschool two days a week. Our city’s Parks and Rec department has a drop off preschool two days a week. It’s approximately $150 for 8 weeks, which is a great price, and she is in a class with 13 other kiddos her age, several of them she knows from her daily visits to the local YMCA Child Watch. While she is at preschool, I have three hours to work on school work. It’s amazing to be able to read and work on my homework in peace. If you need a few hours to get work done, check your local Parks and Rec department for this type of preschool.

Family: As someone who has family nearby, having my family able to help out with school pick ups and therapy drop offs, it is a Godsend. My parents, brother and sister-in-law have really stepped in and helped us with the kids and house. Last week Miss Sally (my car) needed new front and rear brakes, and two new tires. Thanks to my Sister-in-law, niece, and my parents I didn’t have to walk home with Bitty (5 miles with a 3 year old- No thanks) or call an Uber.

Schedule: As a family, we have a shared calendar on iCal, in which I put all of the kids appointments, weekly commitments, birthdays, deadlines. In addition, I also have a calendar (this one) in the master bathroom on my cork board. Yes, I have a cork board in the master bathroom next to the vanity, so we can see whats on the schedule for each day.  Having everything in the palm of my hand (on my phone), and in a place that is visible to us (calendar) has really helped keep us focused and on task.

Remembering my Skill-Set: I’m not reinventing the wheel here. To maximize my productive time, I make sure to use my previously honed skills: Meal Planning, Meal Prep, setting out everyone’s clothes the night before, making lunches the night before, organizing areas of the house to help us get out of the house in the morning on time.

So while you may see less blog posts until I get in the full swing of it all, but I’m still posting on Social Media like a madwoman.

I want you all to know that it doesn’t matter what your age, if there is something you want: College, new job, more time with your family, vacation.. Do it! Change can be scary, but believe in yourself and have a plan! It might be rough at first, but stick with it.

Enough motivational speaking from me, I have homework to do!

Talk Back: What have you done recently that moved you out of your comfort zone?