On the hunt for business attire so easy, you can just throw it in the washer and dryer? We’ve updated our roundup of the best brands making washable work clothes.
Did Jessi Klein’s recent essay on motherhood blow your mind, like it did ours? (Do you feel rage over how you must “annihilate yourself” to keep your child alive?) Let’s discuss…
If you live in an area where it’s snowy or slushy and you’re going into the office (or prefer a classic style), what weatherproof boots are your favorites right now? Do you like a tall boot (more coverage)? A lug sole? A low bootie or calf-height bootie?
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?
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
What are your best tips for dealing with sleep deprivation as a working mom? Do you nap at work?