Category Archives: Working Mothers

The consequence of not knowing when to say “no”

For the last few days, Child #1 has been tailing me around the house asking me to purchase for him some virtual currency used in the video-game world he inhabits one-to-two hours each day. It is a tiny little piece … Continue reading

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The problem with playtime

It’s a gorgeous summer day as we bust through the gates of our local park, ready for what I hope will be hours of fun-filled, energy-sapping movement and activity. Five minutes after we arrive, my seven year old asks me … Continue reading

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Working mothers are happier, healthier

A new study being talked about this week finds working mothers report higher rates of happiness and healthfulness than stay-at-home moms. From a Huffington Post story on the research: According to a recent study by the American Psychological Association of … Continue reading

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What? No babies?

I launched this blog because I wanted to explore the concept of trying to “have it all,” and mainly my motivation revolved around trying to have a successful career and a family. While I haven’t posted much on that particular … Continue reading

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