fbpx
Donna Orender is a true example of how hard work and determination leads to success. After graduating as a five-sport athlete in high school and continuing as an all-star basketball player in college, Donna became one of only 20...
We moved to Jacksonville from the Washington D.C. region three months ago now, and our family has made the decision for me to leave my career field for awhile to focus on taking care of our son, adjusting to...
A couple months ago I read a mom blog post that I found on the internet. The author made the mistake of saying something along the line of moms who work “get a break” at the office because they...
One morning my cell phone rang, and it was my five-year-old daughter’s new teacher. She told me Mattie had been complaining that her ears hurt. I immediately started to laugh. I knew Mattie was faking--her brother had been home...
If you haven’t already met Jennifer Chapman in person, you’ve probably seen her name. Maybe you’ve worked with her on a board at Leadership Jacksonville, sat with her on a committee for the Junior League of Jacksonville, or volunteered...
With the rise of the long overdue #MeToo movement, women all over the globe are finally — and fearlessly — breaking their silence on sexual assault and abuse. While their stories of survival continue to be heard and headlines...
I’m 49, married 12 years to a wonderful man, Kent, and we have a 5-year-old daughter, Lucy. I have Stage IV, Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer, for which there is no cure. I’m currently in a clinical trial. Treatments...
Here are five books that I’d recommend to anyone, but especially working mothers. I know, I know, you don’t have time to read them, but put them on your list of things to get to one day!
Amanda Broach always knew she wanted to help people, and her interest in the medical field dates back to her pre-teen years. "My grandmother had a stroke when I was 12," she recalled. "I remember going to see her...
Amy West Wilson

Answer With Caution

If you are a stay at home/work at home mom like myself, you may find yourself in the precarious position of needing to take phone calls during the waking hours of your preschooler. This can be a dangerous and...
“You didn’t come, Mom,” she wailed. “You were the ONLY MOM who wasn’t there!” I had no idea what my 6-year-old was talking about when I picked her up that day from school, but her distress was enough to make...
There is no doubt that being a working mom comes with its own set of victories and struggles. My wife and I both work full-time, demanding jobs, and there are multiple schedules to juggle, pickups to coordinate, and kid...

Follow Us

102,563FansLike
35,178FollowersFollow
1,730FollowersFollow
3,737FollowersFollow
2,000SubscribersSubscribe