Category : Parenting

- 4 months ago

A Working Mom's Take on The Coronavirus

Ready to battle COVID-19UPDATE: The concern about COVID-19 has heightened since this original post was published. Stay safe and informed by reviewing the materials on the CDC website.& Let's just tell the truth. All of this media coverage about the c...

- 5 months ago

Tell Your Unique Working Mom Story

& #WB100The White House wants to hear your story...Invitation From Women’s Bureau at the United States Department of LaborTo commemorate the historic centennial milestone, the Women’s Bureau has launched the “Our Purpose. Your Work.” campaign, featur...

- 5 months ago

The Secret to Looking Good While Doing it All

#workingmom“‎Lipstick is really magical. It holds more than a waxy bit of color - it holds the promise of a brilliant smile, a brilliant day, both literally and figuratively.” -Roberta GatelyWhether working motherhood is a choice or a chore, it’s a r...

- 5 months ago

Sometimes You Don’t Need to Keep It Real…

Family making memories at Cedar Point“I would blame my bad night on my bad day and expect my family to understand.” Casey GrahamA recent post by a CEO dad went viral because he implored working parents, to “don’t let your bad day become your family’s...

- 5 months ago

Shakira and J. Lo Have Liberated Us All!

At ConcertY’all know that my raison d'etre is to discuss the issues related to working moms. Well today, is a day to celebrate two working moms who inspired us all at the Super Bowl Halftime Show last Sunday—Jennifer Lopez and Shakira. Shakira and J....

- 6 months ago

I Have Learned that I am Stronger than I Believed..

Mom with her friends"You are stronger than you believe. You have greater powers than you know."--Wonder WomanLast week was hard, really hard, emotionally. I won't bore you with the details because other folks suffered more acutely. The death of Kobe...

- 6 months ago

Celebrating MLK Day 2020 Style #MLKDay

Living the dream at Carnegie Science Center #MLKDay"I have a dream that my four little& children& will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." -Dr. Martin Luther King,...

- 6 months ago

Some working moms prefer work to home...

"It's not wrong to be passionate about your career. When you love what you do, you bring that stimulation back to your family." — Allison PearsonMom at workA recent article in Working Mom magazine entitled, “I Can’t Find Any Joy at Home” suggests tha...

- 6 months ago

Us Working Moms Love Our Weekend Breakfasts

Delicious breakfasts...One of my favorites things about weekends is the ability to enjoy a leisurely breakfast.& As a working mom of three, there are so many sacrifices that I make for my kids. Some of the sacrifices have happened organically and so...

- 7 months ago

Grateful for the Lessons Learned This Past Decade

@nemacolin& Years ago, there was a popular song called,& "Up Where We Belong". The words are carved into my DNA because I liked the song so much that I sang it at my friend's wedding. It starts like this, "Who knows what tomorrow brings. In a world...

- 7 months ago

Merry Christmas (2019)

Family Christmas Card 2019, photo credit: Kara JacobsI've been sending Christmas cards since college. However, once I had my daughter I was committed to publishing a photo card. It started out as just something to do, but then it became something mor...

- 7 months ago

Reflecting on My Blessings: Our Five Minutes of Fame

Mom by the treeI love this time of year. There are so many opportunities to fellowship and celebrate with family and friends and that makes me very happy! It also gives me a lot of opportunities to wear special outfits, which I love!One of the things...

- 7 months ago

Summer memories of years gone by...

A mom with two kids on a stoopThis photo reminds me of when I was so happy to be a mom of two chilling at my friend Jules' house on a warm Memorial Day afternoon. I was confident, felt reasonably in control and the sun was shining in Pittsburgh, so t...

- 7 months ago

How to Accept Your Childcare Choices

Breakfast at daycareI have written that identifying the appropriate childcare option is one of the most important decision a working mom can make. (Here's a link to the original post.) I still believe that. When I wrote the piece I mentioned that hav...