Tag: working mom

IF YOU COULD WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES

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Every day we wake up and fight our own inner battles. We keep them close. Occasionally they show through our actions, but we rarely...

ARE YOU REFRESHING OR ESCAPING?

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Do ever think that you're taking "me" time but when the time is over you don't feel refreshed, renewed or even re-energized?? Some days...

5 LESSONS FROM “HAVING IT ALL”

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I became a mom five years ago. I felt so much pressure to do it right and maintain my balance as a working mom. I...

5 WAYS TO NETWORK WITH OTHER MOMS

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Moms are incredible. We are incredible! It's okay to admit this. It's exhausting work that we are really, really good at (even the days...

9 WAYS TO MAKE LIFE EASIER FOR PARENTS

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Someone asked me the other day how I managed things and I said, “I have a routine, a process. It doesn’t always work and...

THE DAY I QUIT MY JOB

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The day I quit my job, I didn't go quietly.  I went out with a bang, like a pot of boiling water that built...

FIVE THINGS THIS WORKING MOM STRUGGLES WITH

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Being a stay-at-home mom is hard work.  Being a working mom is hard work.  The debate on which one is right or wrong can...

real moms of the quad cities: meet dana

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Editor's Note:  Here's the next in our series celebrating Quad City moms like you. This week, we are sharing a peek into the lives and hearts of local moms....

dear new daycare mom…

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I walked into our daycare center on a Friday morning, the same way I had walked through those doors for nearly 9 years. Only...

what not to say to a working mom

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“So are you going to go back to work after you have the baby?” It was without a doubt the number one question I...

summertime blues

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Summer. Just saying the word, instantly makes most people beam like the July sun. Long warm days, swimming pools, popsicles, vacations.  The lazy hazy days...

it’s all about perspective

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One day I was enjoying shopping by myself.  No kids whining for more more more…no little hands reaching out of the cart to snag...
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