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
“If there’s a breakdown, and I’m not getting home, dinner still gets on the table.”… Read More This one simple trick insures you get dinner on the table even when you’re at work late
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
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
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
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
When was your last raise? I waited 9 years and never got a raise and left the company and now work 7 part-time jobs. An associate elsewhere hasn’t gotten a raise in 7 years. Another has been begging for a raise for 4 years. If you can relate, then do something about it by helping someone else.… Read More All #Women Have #Influence; #UseIt