How much do you spend on your kids’ activities? Is cost the major consideration — or time, or logistics (such as dropoff/pickup)?
A year ago, we discussed dealing with in-laws at Thanksgiving, recommended nursing clothes for work, and explored a week in the life of an engineering manager in the Midwest.
Ladies, if you had kids who hated reading, what were the books that finally got them hooked?
Looking for the easiest way to teach your kiddo your phone number? You’ll be amazed if you haven’t heard this before.
A year ago, we discussed business travel when you have kids, talked about our post-Halloween candy strategies, and explored a week in the life of a manager at an oil company in Texas.
How has your energy and focus shifted during “work” hours now that you’re a mom? On the flip side, how do you manage your energy at work so you have “something left” for your kids at the end of a draining day at work?
A year ago, we talked about dressing up with your kids for Halloween, discussed what we learned about work-life balance from our own moms, and explored a week in the life of a fundraiser in Boston (mom of one).
Feel like you’re using your local library to its full potential? You may not have even THOUGHT of borrowing these things from the library…
A year ago, we rounded up 4 companies that rent maternity workwear, shared breakfast ideas for working moms, and explored a week in the life of a technical expert in Sub-Saharan Africa (mom to 1).
Every year around this time, I find myself stressed out and overwhelmed — do you, as well? Let’s brainstorm better ways to cope with back-to-school stress as a parent.
One year ago, we shared tips for packing school lunches and how to use your iPhone to store school paperwork — and a trial lawyer in Georgia (mom to FOUR!) shared a week in her life with us.
Emily Oster recently wrote an article in The Atlantic that too many parents are “secret parents,” encouraging “the polite fiction that after the first several months of leave, the child disappears into a void from which he or she emerges for viewing and discussing only during nonworking hours.” Are you guilty of this? Who should “parent loudly” — and what should they do?