Let’s talk about self-care — and how it often looks or feels like work or responsibility instead of relaxation. In fact, here’s the question for today: Is self-care just adulting?
Have you been cognizant about how you’ve gone through new phases with your kids — and did you use each new phase as an opportunity to reinvent yourself as a mom, or reclaim part of yourself as a single entity (and not a mom), or otherwise address the new cycle in a mindful way?
Did you feel like you went through a postpartum identity crisis as a new mom? How long did it take you to “feel like yourself” after giving birth and becoming a mom? Do you think you ever did, or rather just found a new groove as a mom? Which activities helped you feel like your old self again, … Read More about The Postpartum Identity Crisis: Feeling Like Yourself After Having a Baby
On the hunt for business attire so easy, you can just throw it in the washer and dryer? Here’s our roundup of the best brands making washable workwear. (Updated 2019!)
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?
Do you fit in with the moms at your kids’ school? Do you feel like whether you fit in or not has an effect on your child’s social life?
How often do you ditch your family to go out with friends, whether old friends or new mom friends? How often do you schedule time for yourself during what would otherwise be “family time”?
Did you and your partner have trouble deciding on baby’s last name? If you took your partner’s name, was it with future kids in mind? If you and your partner have different names, what last name does your child have?
How do you handle it when you don’t like your kid’s friends’ parents? What about when it’s the other way around — when your kid isn’t exactly fond of the children of your mom friends? In the past we’ve talked about finding mom friends and working moms and playdates (as well as friends with MLM businesses, which … Read More about What to Do When You Don’t Like Your Kid’s Friends’ Parents
Here’s a fun topic for today, ladies: What are your best tips for dealing with sleep deprivation as a working mom? Do you nap at work? Do you have a system worked out with your partner for sharing this parenting duty (such as where one of you “falls on the sword” to deal with the … Read More about How to Deal with Sleep Deprivation as a Working Mom
When you’re pregnant, it can be overwhelming just thinking about all the stuff you’ll have to buy and get ready — but thankfully, parents can find plenty of ways to save money on baby gear. Before you run out to start your registry at a baby gear superstore like Babies “R” Us or Buy Buy Baby — or … Read More about How to Save Money on Baby Gear
Holidays can be extra tough on working moms — CorporetteMoms readers discussed what they DO themselves, what holiday tasks they DELEGATE… and which holiday tasks just get a big ol’ NOPE.