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It’s a weird and uncertain world we’re living in — especially when it comes to working. I’m very fortunate to still have my job with little impact other than moving to a full-time, work-from-home scenario. In the beginning, I...
When I was a graduate student looking for a job — with a 5-year-old and newborn — to no avail, I began to seek out mentors. Because surely there’s a mama out there who has had to juggle school,...
It’s 11 p.m. and I’m sitting in bed with my laptop and Tina Fey keeping me company. Writing for Jacksonville Mom has been such a special and cherished outlet, but right now I’m stressed. Not because I waited until...
I’ve been employed since I was 15. I started as a gift wrapper during the holidays for a department store, and when I turned 16, I was hired as a part-time employee in the office of that department store....
If you had asked me two years ago if I wanted another kid, I would have told you what I still tell everyone, my husband and I are candidates for ONE child. Yet here we are. New mom of...
I have an 8-year-old and a 1-year-old. Needless to say, they need to be in different places at different times between school, nap, camp, soccer, nap, etc. Because cloning myself is not an option, and because I work full-time...
Hiring that special someone to help out with the little ones or even around the house? Mary Poppins sets the bar high in the nanny universe, but hopefully with some of these helpful tips, you, too, can find your...
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...
It was about 1:15 a.m. when I got the first text from my husband, after not hearing from him for several hours. He was at a conference in Atlanta for three days. The text said: Husband: Jon Hamm at ...
Paper Planners It's Back-to-School time! For parents, that often means back to organizing, scheduling, and planning the family's lives 24/7 to stay ahead of bills, homework, and activities. Check out these six great options, for fans of both paper and...
Most days, I pick my children up from school and daycare, and we are home by about 4 p.m. There's plenty of time for my big kids to play on the swing set, throw the basketball around with the neighbors...
My older son is back in school full-time and plays travel soccer. My husband travels for work and has been flying a lot over the past few months. I work from home full-time. And, my 2-year-old started preschool part-time...

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