Category: Working Moms

7 Working Mom Trade-Offs for Survival and Sanity

It’s true.  You cannot have it all.  There really are only 24 hours in a day.  I do not possess a time machine.  Nor am I crazy.  Thus it is necessary to have some working mom trade-offs for survival, sanity, and thriving in this crazy environment.  Many of these tips will apply to Stay at…
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5 Tips for Working Parent Balance

As a working mom with four kids, Balance is a never-ending challenge.  I have demands constantly pulling me in every single direction.  There is my job, my school work, four needy kids, my ailing father, Girl Scouts, Church, and -oh yeah- me.  I’m not wonder-woman.  I will say that over and over again.  I am…
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How to Eat an Elephant, OR How to Get Things Done

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . As you might have guessed, I am not really talking about having elephant as a meal. Maybe you’ve heard that joke about how to eat an elephant? The answer: You eat an elephant one bite at a time. It’s good advice, not just for eating an elephant, but also for…
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My Kids, The Sociology Experiment

Being a parent is one long sociology experiment.  I’d say that is particularly true if you have middle or high school kids in your house.  In some cultures, there is a high degree of competitiveness, and a desire and drive to be the best students, and achieve the most in school. That does not seem…
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7 Working Mom Survival Tools

There don’t seem to be many places where I can look up a list of tools that other moms have tried and use for their day to day survival.  This includes simple things like sending cards for birthdays, ordering birthday gifts, communication tips, calendar tools, childcare, and backup childcare options.    I’m the kind of…
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Parenting is a Full-time Job. Is it Time for Help?

~by Meg Powell~ Parenting these days is a full time job. If you are a mother and have ever felt that you just couldn’t get it all done, you are not alone. Between working and managing your household, managing the various activities of the children, homework, providing meals, cleaning up and returning all the weekly…
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Working Mom Interview – Angie Carter

Angie Carter is a mom of 3 and business owner. She made the transition from working for others to running her own business designing her own line of personalized totes in the wedding related space. Working Mom Interview Q & A   1. Do you stay at home, work at home, or work-outside the home?…
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Working Mom Interview – Nicole Bruno

Working Mom Nicole Bruno has 3 children. She is the co-founder of a non-profit organization called Guiding Lights, which provides support to family and professional caregivers. Interview Q & A: 1. Do you stay at home, work at home, or work-outside the home? Work. 2. How many kids do you have?  3 children.  2 boys,…
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Working Mom Interview – Rachel Withers

A busy Mom of two boys, Rachel Withers blogs about Fitness, Faith and Family at FitTriangleMom.com. A North Carolina native, she likes to share local activities happening in the Triangle region. When she’s not playing with her kids, she enjoys writing, reading, running, and date nights with her husband. Interview Q & A: 1. Do…
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Working Mom Interview – Rachel Brenke

Rachel Brenke is an author, photographer, lawyer and business consultant for photographers and bloggers. She currently helps creative industry and blogging professionals all over the world initiate, strategize and implement strategic business and marketing plans through various mediums of consulting resources and legal direction. Interview Q & A 1. Do you stay at home, work at…
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