I recently read an article in Working Mother magazine called 12 Truths About Being a Working Mom. There was a bit of humor, some seriousness, and absolute truth in this article - very refreshing. Toward the end of the article was this: Setting boundaries isn’t a luxury; it is a priority for working mothers. Without boundaries… Continue reading Boundaries for Working Moms
Nothing is sacred in my search to save time in my life. Even if I can only save one minute each day, that is still six whole hours in a year. Only six hours? Yes, six whole hours! I might even be able to get in a glass of wine once a month with that… Continue reading Laundry Wars – not for this mom!
There have been a number of times that I have worked from home (or out-based) throughout my career lifespan. I guess you could say I was the "cool" work from home person before working from home was actually cool. All of my previous experience working from home was before I had children. Now that I… Continue reading The dance – working from home
An article at CNN Money asked the question, "Is the resume dead?" While the resume still has it's place in the hiring process, changes in that process are quite positive for moms returning to work. "The résumé has probably gone from about 40-35% of the hiring process to less than 10%," said Macy Andrews, senior… Continue reading Changes in resumes benefit working moms
We've all had those days... the ones that we can't wait to be over. Nothing is going right; everything is going wrong. Oh, and because we are moms, it is likely all our fault. When I've had days like that, I usually feel so alone. The thoughts in my head are along the lines of,… Continue reading It’s a peanut butter day (a.k.a., mommy tantrum)