Working moms feel like they have to do it all until we realize our exhaustion is hurting ourselves and those we love. That’s when we overcome the reluctance to reach out for help and find some welcome assistance from family, friends, neighbors, nannies, daycare or a spouse. But that’s not always easy.… Read More Find good help: How working moms lean on others to get things done
“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?
From changing jobs to working from home, each working mom in the video explains her own strategy for making sure she has control over the 24 hours in her day.… Read More How moms get their ideal work schedule
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?
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
The usual debate over what to allow kids to watch on TV or in movies has intensified recently, as parents learn about the new, controversial Netflix drama series “13 Reasons Why,” which some say romanticizes suicide. That’s a scary thought for any parent, especially to the mother of teens who are vulnerable to the pangs of adolescence and who… Read More “13 Reasons Why” There Should Be A Sequel To Controversial Suicide Show
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?