I’m trying to make peace with the heavy weight of mom guilt I carried around during our financial hardship and even the guilt I felt for not regretting my choice to spend more time with them than on my career. … Read More Mom Guilt: Choosing What’s Best For You In Spite Of The Guilt
While we are raising our children, many working moms still have a destination we want to reach. It’s okay to slow down your pursuit of that destination to spend more time with your kids if that’s what makes you happy. You’re not giving up your dreams.… Read More How can you be happy and still striving for something better?
“I started the blog as a way of getting back my mental health, and it just took off. I wasn’t expecting it.”… Read More Overcoming Dark Days and Postpartum Depression
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
Higher prices. It’s a word that seems to scare everybody, but it shouldn’t. Think about the other words it can be coupled with that might be greeted with hearty approval: higher wages, less waste, reasonable CEO pay, prioritizing, focusing on people and experiences rather than things. Even though I am a business owner myself, I… Read More Higher Prices Are Coming – Are You Ready? How Will It Help Working Moms?
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?
Every so often I get a slap in the face reminding me of what I sacrificed in my career when I switched from full-time to part-time work because of motherhood.… Read More The Motherhood Albatross Sabotaging Your Career
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
Mothers have not embraced the concept that many hurdles we face could be overcome if we attacked them together with one common effort.… Read More Mothers, Don’t Let Men And Others Divide And Conquer Us
I realize that it’s also ME who needs THEM more than ever before — as in, I need to appreciate the joy they bring me and the influence I have — before they leave home… Read More Seeing The Tenderness and Not The Turmoil of The Teen Years