Even after hiring a nanny, work-from-home moms have to scramble to find back-up when the sitter is sick, to resist the temptation to take too many breaks to interact with their kids, and to avoid micromanaging the caregiver.… Read More Frustrated mom abandons work from home arrangement other moms would kill to have
Despite a new job or a new role at work, as a mom you still question your career and think about the trade-offs that you’re making and trying to figure out if it’s what you really want.… Read More Lean In Or Lean Out? How To Decide Your Next Move When You Are Questioning Your Career Commitment
You can’t give your heart fully to something until you let go of whatever had a previous grip on it.… Read More Letting go of a business you built: Sometimes the best thing to say is simply goodbye
“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
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
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?
Of all the things that we do in our lives as women, we often want to get this one right more than any other — feeling as if someone else’s life depends on our pursuit of being the “perfect mother.” … Read More When Is DONE Better Than PERFECT?
This single woman just didn’t understand that my time was so limited that I couldn’t take care of some basic female needs that had fallen by the wayside for so long…… Read More 24 Tasks A #WorkingMom Hopes To Do #Someday When She Gets To Her Nagging #To-Do List
Like it or not, these are the ways we evaluate ourselves! Let’s find out how you really measure up with this simple 12-question survey. … Read More Are You An OverAchiever Mom or A Slacker Mom? Take the Survey!
I never wanted to be an entrepreneur, until it led to control over my time and schedule — two priceless benefits so valuable to parents.… Read More Never Thought I’d Be An Entrepreneur, But Control Of My Time Is Worth It!