So excited for my first feature on Scary Mommy! Here's a preview and link to the article. Because…you can’t be good at everything. 1. Being Everyone’s Friend Friendships are important to your overall well-being; yet being a working mom can severely cut into any social time you might have had on your calendar. You might… Continue reading [Featured on Scary Mommy]:Things I Currently Suck At (Because I’m A Working Mom) And Why I Don’t Care
Mom guilt – we all have it. From breastfeeding to babysitters, it never stops. When I went back to work after my second baby, I thought I was prepared with my working Mom mantras (read them here) and my pump bag. It turns out I had extra baggage with me, Mom guilt . Was I going… Continue reading One Simple Step to Turn Down the Dial on Your Mom Guilt
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As I am sitting down to write this I am on my third day of less than 6 hours of sleep. You see, we are trying to wean from the swaddle (after procrastinating for months…I will be writing up some tips for that soon) which means the baby is adjusting, up more, sometimes three times… Continue reading When You’re Next Level Tired: Sleep Hacks for Working Moms
When you're a working Mom, downtime is not easy to come by. Yet we find ourselves -multiple times per day - scrolling through our news feeds, quickly scanning loads of content (admit it, mostly on the toilet). This is not only harmful to our mom-confidence but there are many negative side-effects of 'scrollmania': Comparing your… Continue reading 8 Reasons Why Working Moms Should Stop Social Scrolling
Since I became a mom I can’t tell you how many times I hear or see the phrase, “You can have it all!” in the context of working full time. It triggers my inner perfectionist to think that there are women who are climbing the executive ladder while raising babies….all with a happy marriage and… Continue reading The Two-out-of-Three Working Mom Rule
Whether it’s your first day back at work or you are rounding out your first year, at some points in your journey of working mom-hood, you will find yourself wondering: Am I doing the right thing? Am I screwing up my kids? Will I regret this someday? Natural and very real concerns – yes. Helpful… Continue reading The Working Mom’s Mantra