No, I am not talking about the dance you do while you are shoveling snow and hit a patch of ice. I'm actually talking about the "dance" you do to figure out child care for your children on the days they have school break. Some people are lucky enough to have family or friends who… Continue reading Winter break dance
There is no such thing as 'having it all,' nor am I interested in getting it. My sanity is so much more important than any craziness needed to "have it all." Since I've decided not to have it all, I also have to choose what I still want - and learn how to say no… Continue reading Unapologetic NO!
Since I blog about working moms, I often receive emails from friends or family about a new interesting article about working moms. Such is the case with this latest article: 2018’s Best & Worst States for Working Moms Published by Wallet Hub, states were compared on 15 different aspects to determine where they rank as a… Continue reading The Mental Load Working Moms Carry
Life is running pretty smoothly and, while not perfect, the routine seems to be a good fit. All of a sudden... BOOM!!! Everything gets tossed up in the air and you get to figure out a whole new normal. This can happen for both good and bad reasons - new job or getting laid off,… Continue reading Creating a new normal… again
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