Tag: working mom

Women Face Unique Business Challenges

The reality of being a woman in an entrepreneurial role is that women face unique business challenges.  Recent statistics show that women are CEOs of only 5% of Fortune 500 companies.  We make up only 5% of entrepreneurs, yet we make up just over 50% of the population.  I think that we could talk about…
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Working Mom Interviews- Miriam Savage

  Miriam Savage is another of my amazing working mom friends.  Read her story below. Do you stay at home, work at home, or work-outside the home? Work outside of the home – but I work FROM home a lot too. How many kids do you have? 4 – 2 girls and 2 boys What’s…
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Working Mom Interview – Amy Hageman

I’m so pleased to introduce you to another one of my working mom friends- Amy.  Please welcome her- You may remember her from the 4 is More blog post.  I love her witty sense of humor, and perspective. Amy Hageman After earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance and a master’s degree in accounting…
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4 is More: Feeling Groovy

      This is a great article from my friend Amy… I know that I have found myself just going WAAAY too fast at times, then I start dropping balls, left and right.  My worst offense is usually forgetting appointments, because I fail to write them down.. UGH!  I hate when I do that.…
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Working Mom Interview – Alicia Krauss

In this blog post, I’d like to introduce my working mom Alicia.  We met online in a working mom group, that rocks my world.  They are one of my great support networks.  I thought that there are so many times where we really don’t talk about what real life women are like- and how they…
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Fashion and the (Real) Working World

I started binge watching Suits on Netflix recently.  Working in the legal world, I was immediately drawn into the intrigue, back room deals and manic world of Pearson Specter.  The $1,000 suits on the men, the Manolos and pencil skirts on the women…gorgeous. But…let’s talk about real clothes for real working women. First all, if…
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While The Kids Are Away…..

This is the time of year when my kids are gone to camp.  While they’re gone, I usually take the opportunity to clean out their rooms, clean out old toys from the attic, and generally work on the house without a lot of distractions. In fact, one year, we managed to clean out several van…
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She’ll Always Be My Baby Chick

My kids hate being called my babies.  Especially the ones that are taller than I am.  I have a hard time explaining to my oldest that she may grow up and move away, but she’ll always be my baby chick.  That is also true of people I’ve mentored over time. I also hold my interns…
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Why Are Women Called Names?

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ Think of any influential woman you know. Hillary Clinton, Condoleeza Rice, Ariana Huffington, Carly Fiorina, Sarah Palin, Sheryl Sandberg. Now think about the words that are typically used to describe them. Pushy, bossy, bitch. The list goes on. Why are women called names? Seriously, why do we call women in leadership…
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Head Spinning and Speaking in Tongues. Fluently.

  Sometimes as a parent, I find myself with my head spinning and speaking in tongues.  I really do wonder if I have the right to be so frustrated and annoyed by some of the things that my children do.  Particularly the older children.  You know, things like half do a chore, and then move…
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