“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
When you’re going through hard times, if other people describe the same mistakes you are making, then you recognize you are not alone.… Read More Starting A Fresh Chapter In Life
Going back to work after giving birth can be like walking through a minefield of worries: finding child care… pumping… sleeping… cleaning… bonding with baby? … Read More How New Moms Cope with Full-Time Work and Leaving Baby Behind
I suffered through career setbacks and financial struggles without a core group of close girlfriends to lean on.… Read More Working Mom In Search Of Friends
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
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?