I quit a job this year that was too hard for me to manage with my young family. It was not a decision made without A LOT of thought and consideration. I felt like I was failing...everyone. Now that I've had some time to reflect I have one regret. All of that time I was… Continue reading Is Vulnerability Unprofessional?
I was recently watching an excellent Ted Talk on ‘How to Make Stress Your Friend’ presented by Psychologist Kelly McGonigal. What drew me toward this topic was being in the middle of a particularly chaotic week – travel, project deadlines, family activities – we’ve all been there. Not to mention I had recently taken several… Continue reading Working Mom Dilemma #46: When should you take the more stressful job?
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