What are your holiday challenges as a working mom, ladies? Do you find that because you have kids in the picture you feel more of a need to do seasonal decor (above and beyond a Christmas tree)? Do you find that your diet is under attack because every kid-related event you go to has some … Read More about What Are Your Holiday Challenges as a Working Mom?
2018 Update: We still think this is a fun discussion of celebrating Halloween as a mom (including how old is too old for trick or treating!) — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion about whether you should dress up with your kids for Halloween. With summer weather stubbornly sticking … Read More about Celebrating Halloween as a Mom
Does it feel like your kids have too many toys? What have you done about it, if anything? Do you rotate toys so that everything’s not out at once? Yes, it’s a First World Problem, to be sure (too many toys! oh, the humanity!), but if you’ve got kids with too many toys, you know the drill: Stuff … Read More about The Best Gifts for Kids with Too Many Toys
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.
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on seasonal decor and working moms. Since it’s that time of year, you may also want to check out our posts on holiday business etiquette. Ladies, how much do you get into seasonal decor around the house? Do you feel like seasonal decor is harder in some ways for working … Read More about Seasonal Decor — and Working Moms
2017 Update: We still think this is an interesting discussion about mamas, holidays, and stress. Since it’s that time of year, you may also want to check out our posts on holiday business etiquette. So: anyone else feel like your head is about to explode? Between buying gifts for everyone, including in-laws, cleaning Casa Griffin for … Read More about Mamas, Holidays, and Stress
Holidays bring a special stress for parents: teacher gifts. So let’s discuss, ladies — what gifts are you getting for your child’s teachers, floaters, and other folks? If there is one “group gift” to which you’ve contributed money/energy, are you done with it? Do you feel stress to “keep up with the Joneses” in terms … Read More about Teacher Gifts, Floater Gifts, and More
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on professional family holiday cards, but you may also want to check out all of our posts on holiday business etiquette. As if holiday cards weren’t already enough of a minefield professionally, I’ve now seen tons of people (mostly single and childless friends) talking on Facebook about how “smug” … Read More about Holiday Cards: How “Smug” Are They (And Which Colleagues Do You Send Them To)?