Ladies, what are your school options right now for your kids? What are the complications of those options? How is your employer (and your partner’s employer) supporting those options? (Do you feel like as a working mother you’re getting different messaging than working fathers?)
We rounded up a few virtual summer camps if you’re on the hunt — what does your summer camp situation look like this year, ladies?
What are you doing for childcare right now — and what are your plans for the summer? (Anonymous polls!)
Either before or during the pandemic, have you considered using grandparents as caregivers for your kids? If you’re doing it, how is it working for your family — and if you’re hesitating, what are your biggest concerns?
It’s the elephant in the room for working parents: when can your regular childcare system resume? Will you lose your spot/caregiver if you don’t keep paying? When have you socially distanced enough from your regular caregiver? Let’s discuss…
Do you feel like the bulk of the increased childcare/household tasks are on your shoulders as working moms? Do you worry the coronavirus quarantines will be bad for general equity in sharing parental duties?
Have you hired an au pair? Have you considered hiring one? We rounded up some working moms’ tips on how to manage au pairs, but what are your best tips on delegating, pros and cons?
A Silicon Valley CEO mom recently made waves with a job listing for a nanny that some people called “batsh*t crazy” — do you agree that she went too far?
What kinds of policies and procedures has your kid’s childcare center put in place to keep children safe?
A recent article called summer “a logistical and financial puzzle that’s driving parents crazy” — yep, sounds right. Let’s discuss… what are your solutions for summer childcare?
Granny as nanny: It’s happening more than ever these days, and there are definitely pros and cons to this particular childcare setup. We’ve talked about grandparents as caregivers before, but it’s been a while. So when Kristine, a manager mom in Houston who was kind enough to share a week in her life with us, … Read More about Guest Post: The Pros and Cons of Grandparents Watching the Kids
Now that the school year is almost over (um, how?), it’s a good time to ask the readers this question: Do you typically change your work schedule for summer — or your childcare schedule for summer? If your kid goes to a typical childcare center, you may not have to deal with any summer schedule changes, … Read More about Do You Change Your Work Schedule for Summer?