When days are tough and I wonder if I have done enough for my children and my work, I can always find inspiration. I love this video from the perspective of a child raised by an ambitious working mom. Thank you, Irene Mora.
At the end of a VERY long day, I was feeling particularly worn out after a drawn out argument over what an awful parent I am for not allowing my pre-teens to have the latest social media app. (Note: router is on lock-down so argument is now moot.) IN a moment of divine intervention, I… Continue reading The Mom Song (William Tell)
I stumbled upon this amazing TED Talk a couple years ago and still love it today. It forced me to question my expectations and focus on what is more realistic for my children and myself. Every time I listen to it, I re-evaluate my expectations and find myself happier for it. https://embed.ted.com/talks/jennifer_senior_for_parents_happiness_is_a_very_high_bar
With all the planning and preparation I put into my return to work, there were some things I was not expecting: Getting ready for work is an entirely new challenge when kids are involved. The sound of silence is a beautiful thing. You will get funny looks when you bring chicken nuggets, french fries and… Continue reading 10 Things I learned on my first day back to work
Moms are absolutely amazing - and I'm not just saying that because I am one. Whether a stay at home mom, working mom, or some combination thereof, moms everywhere should be proud of all they accomplish. Yet, here we are, trying to convince businesses that we are worth hiring. Some business owners and human resources… Continue reading Smart business owners hire moms