“With my first 5-year-old, who is 23 now, I wasn’t there. I was working and paying the bills and striving for a better life. Now my youngest is 5, and I can’t leave the house without giving her hugs and kisses. It wasn’t like that with the first because I was just so busy and worried about our future.”… Read More Why are moms treating siblings differently?
Why are more moms working in the U.S. than ever before? It’s not just about money. You won’t believe the variety of answers I got when I interviewed a collection of women to find out the reason why moms work more now than ever before. US Department of Labor statistics show 70% of American… Read More Why are more moms working in the US?
Working moms feel we have to tackle every item on our to-do list like a brave fighter ready to defend our position as benevolent but frenzied ruler of the home front and conscientious but shortchanged professional in the work world.… Read More Why is it so hard for women to work and raise kids?
Though I had dreams of a highly successful career, I dreamed just as much about being a hands-on mom. I found a way to sacrifice a little of both, so I didn’t have to give up one for the other. I even found a way to get to the oft-repeated “bucket list” long before my career or parenting were in the rear view mirror.… Read More Living Your Bucket List First
I didn’t know that this accomplished and successful woman that I admire sees the grass on my side as greener.… Read More Why is the grass always greener on the other side?
I don’t seem to have all those great times everyone else on Facebook does. Let’s start sharing the real, raw and uncomfortable realities of daily life — to help all of us feel we have as much company in our failures as we do in our successes… Read More We’re Drowning In The Highlights Of Others
She owned her decision to work, embraced it, knew what she was giving up… I needed to own my decision, so I could be at peace with it in 10 years when I was in the same place in my career.… Read More The Right Decision in the Work vs. Stay Home Debate