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Parenting

The Many Moods Of A Work-At-Home Mom

While I’m fortunate to be a work-at-home mom, each day is a roller coaster of emotions. There is no divide between my life as a mom and my career and every move I make is is a multi-tasking miracle. Stressful, much? You bet. Here’s what my average day is like: It’s 6:30 am, and my […]

Parenting

The Ten Moms You’ll Meet at School This Year

It’s that time of year again. School is in session, fall is on the horizon, and a crisp sense of possibility permeates the air. It’s not just the scent of pumpkin spice and school supplies—it’s the promise of new opportunity. There are new teachers and new classmates. New rules, and, yes, new moms you’ll encounter […]

Mom Confessions

Why You Should Kick The Career Guilt For Good

Whether you work or stay at home (or both), there is one thing that unites all mothers: mom guilt. Like many things related to motherhood, mom guilt is personal. We all have our own version. Of course, not every mom will feel guilty about the decisions she makes regarding work and motherhood. Some take great offense […]

Tips and Tricks

6 Ways To Help Your Child With Back-To-School Anxiety

Does your kid have back-to-school jitters? The start of a new school year after a summer break is full of school supplies, paperwork, and new lunch ideas. But with all the frenzy of back-to-school preparation, we as moms might forget that our children are having some anxiety about starting a new classroom, with new peers—they […]

Parenting

Hiring A Housekeeper Saved My Sanity

   I Hired a Housekeeper to Save My Sanity and Have No Regrets  Whether we’re stay-at-home moms, or working moms, or even work-at-home moms, most would probably agree that juggling parenting with our other responsibilities is hard. There are laundry piles to tackle. Sticky dishes piled in the sink calling our names. Meals to cook […]

Parenting

Four Reasons I Love My Minivan

Before I became a mom, I swore I would never drive a minivan. After I became a mom, I still swore I would never drive a minivan, and for the first few years, I didn’t. I didn’t need to. I had one small child who fit compactly in the backseat of the silver Subaru Impreza […]

Parenting

Five Ways You Can Support A New Working Mom

Being a working mom is hard. Being a brand-new working mom is even harder. No matter how much a woman loves her career, her job, and her baby, navigating the working world as a mom can be difficult, especially early on. From the sheer logistics she’ll tackle to the complicated emotions she’ll experience, a new […]