Working Parents

Full Time Summer Care Options

Full Time Summer Care Options

By Katie Moosbrugger Finding child care in the summer months can be a daunting – and sometimes an expensive – task. Some mothers have found it easiest to break up the summer into weeks and use different child care each week to keep things exciting. (But...
The Morning Struggle Is Real

The Morning Struggle Is Real

By Guest Blogger Ginny Olson With little ones around, plus a full time job, this momma really likes routines. Especially in the morning. Where everyone wakes up, dutifully gets dressed, eats organic goodness for breakfast, brushes teeth, combs hair, and washes face...
Working Mom, Work in Progress

Working Mom, Work in Progress

By Guest Blogger Emily Gregg Preface: Let me be clear – all moms are working moms. Stay-at-home, work-from-home, work-away-from-home, it doesn’t matter. But for the sake of this blog the phrase “working mom” is used to identify those working away from home, with no...
Working Moms: Do You Flex?

Working Moms: Do You Flex?

By Guest Blogger Elizabeth Smith Working Mother magazine recently came out with their list of the 100 Best Companies. The selections were made based upon the following factors, Parental Leave, Child Care, Flexibility, Health & Wellness and Advancement. Two of the...
Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That

Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That

By Elizabeth Smith A couple of months ago I wrote a blog with a list of tips and tricks for how to help manage the crazy that is being a working mom. Unfortunately my list of tips and tricks was not enough. I am still getting my arms around this adventure that is...
Can Mothers Have It All?

Can Mothers Have It All?

By Jill Osborn “You can’t have a career and be a mother.” I have heard this time and time again, even from people who love me dearly. But are they right? In this day and age, can mothers have it all? Courtney Ronay says yes. She is a mother of two and entrepreneur of...
Horrible Boss Horror Stories

Horrible Boss Horror Stories

My husband and I saw Horrible Bosses in the theater last weekend. It was a hilarious date night flick, and it made me chuckle thinking of my days working full-time for someone who I am not afraid to call a horrible boss. I worked for 10 years before leaving my career...
Finding the Balance

Finding the Balance

I have always been the organized one, the detail-oriented one, the one who is always on time, the one who has things planned two weeks in advance.  You know, typical Type-A.  Not anymore.  I don’t know what has happened to me and I need advice! I was a school...