I chose my family over my career – working mom For the last few years, I’ve worked for a pretty great company. After I got pregnant they allowed me to work from home two days a week to help supplement the cost of day care and […]
I’ve been trying to write this post for weeks, long before I joined the Blog Hop on the topic. I can’t seem to get the words out with any sort of meaning behind them. I want to say I’m a working mom and proud. I […]
Working from home can be a pretty sweet set up: you wear whatever you want; sleep in a little longer than usual; don’t have to fight traffic into the office; and, if you’re a parent, you even save a little on daycare costs. What’s not to […]
You are an employer, and one of your employees is a single mom. Forget for a minute that she needs her job. Forget that she probably works 10 times harder than anyone else in the office during normal business hours because she doesn’t have the […]
Let’s be real here, pumping isn’t glamorous at all. We can try to make it so with shiny pump accessories and celebrity-backed hashtags, but it’s not glamorous. It’s awkward and uncomfortable and time-consuming, but we do it. We do it because we’re mothers and our […]
Maternity leave is over and you’re thrust back into the workforce; attempting to deal with 3 months worth of crap piled on your desk and the painful heartbreak of being away from your baby for the first time in a year. (Yes, a year. 9 […]
Preparing for maternity leave can be a daunting task. You’re out of the office for 2-3 months with all of your daily tasks and long-term projects either passed off to temps and other employees or just left to accumulate while you’re gone. How do you ensure that you’ll […]
Being a career woman is hard enough without adding pregnancy to the mix. We are seen as more emotional, less rational, and less career-minded than our male counterparts. We get paid less even if we work harder. Pregnancy has the potential to enhance those stereotypes unless you can be proactive about it. Here are the Top 5 Ways to Master Pregnancy in the Workplace.