My husband is a very “hands–on” dad – he always gets up with the kids in the morning, and feeds and gets them dressed, so that I can sleep a little longer. (I take the evening shift!) He’s great...
Returning to work after any length of time at home with the kids can be stressful. One source of this stress relates to your resume and how to present yourself as a solid, experienced candidate. By far the most common...
Did you know that in September, more than 80% of the more than one million people who had left the workforce were women? The percent of American women working is the lowest since 1988. Why? During COVID, parents, especially...
I didn't make thousands of dollars today. There was no giant merger I facilitated, no multimillion dollar trial that I won. I wasn't on TV tonight and won't be in the newspaper tomorrow. I didn't share a picture on...
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!
Recently, I was talking to my sister, and we had a familiar conversation about juggling jobs, kids, and commitments. She said, “I’m starting to think that all seasons are busy.” She’s right, every season is busy. Although I do...
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...
Confession: I tend to read a lot of mommy blogs for inspiration, tips, hacks, affirmation, confirmation, etc. So, after hearing numerous mothers say it was more difficult to go from having zero to one kid, than from one to...
Into the phone booth: mom self. Out of the phone booth: work self. Actually, with these days of social distancing, remote working, and homeschooling, it's really more like into the pantry/lock self in bathroom/hide in the closet — and...
I love music. All types of music. Even if it’s not my favorite, I still don’t mind it. In fact, I’d rather listen to music before watching TV. Tell me there isn’t a lyric from a song that you...
I love my job, and I have to work. Not only for myself but for our family and our future. I choose to work outside our home because it makes more financial sense, I love the people I work...
I just pulled up into the driveway after a 12-hour shift, and I can see my little ones sitting at the breakfast table waving at me through the kitchen window. It's their routine on the nights that I work...

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