What are your family holiday traditions? What did you enjoy while growing up, how did that compare to what your partner did growing up, and how are you merging the two or creating new ones?
What does your holiday gift-giving to do list look like? I realized that mine was long and crazy so I thought we should discuss…
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?
Happy almost Thanksgiving, ladies! Here’s a fun topic: What are your thoughts on dealing with your in-laws during Thanksgiving? Do you find that you need to take a deep breath and smile when certain frequently-discussed topics come up? If your husband or partner is the one who has to deal with your parents, what are … Read More about How to Deal with Your In-Laws During Thanksgiving
Meet this week’s featured working mom! An engineering manager in the Midwest (and mom to 2) shares a week in her life, including 4:30 a.m. gym wake-ups, family dietary restrictions, and her school mentoring program for girls interested in STEM.
What hobbies have you hit “pause” on now that you’re busy with kids? What hobbies are NEW to your bucket list — a newly discovered interest after having kids?
For this week’s installment of our Week in the Life of a Working Mom series, I’m happy to introduce CorporetteMoms reader J, who lives in Maryland with her husband, daughter, and son (who arrived after she originally shared her week with us!) and works as a supervisory IT specialist for the federal government. Our usual caveat applies: Please … Read More about Week in the Life of a Working Mom: Supervisory IT Specialist in D.C.
May everyone have a safe and happy Halloween tonight! We talked about whether or not to dress up with your kids for Halloween a few weeks ago, but here’s one more fun Halloween-related question: What’s your post-Halloween candy strategy — what are you doing with Halloween candy after Halloween? Will you (or another caregiver) check … Read More about What’s Your Post-Halloween Candy Strategy?
Ladies, what are your thoughts about business travel when you’ve got kids? On the personal safety side of things, are you more wary of “dangerous” cities or countries? For example, we got one reader email that said she didn’t want her husband to go to Denver because a bomb from North Korea could hit there. … Read More about Open Thread: Business Travel When You’ve Got Kids
I was just talking about first generation working moms vs. second generation working moms the other day with a friend, and I thought it would make an interesting discussion here: Did your mother work outside the home? To what extent have you adopted or rejected her systems in your own life as a working mother? … Read More about Did Your Mother Work? What Lessons Did You Learn From Her About Work-Life Balance?
For this week’s installment of our Week in the Life of a Working Mom series, I’m happy to introduce CorporetteMoms reader E.D., who lives in Texas with her husband and daughter and works as a mid-level manager at a major oil company. Our usual caveat applies: Please remember that this is is a real person who has feelings and … Read More about Week in the Life of a Working Mom: Manager at an Oil Company in Texas
I haven’t written before at length about eczema and kids, in part because once we finally (FINALLY) got my son’s eczema under control, I didn’t want to “jinx” it by doing the blogger “ho ho I have the solution!” tap dance thing. BUT: one of my kids suffered from it (so. many. angry. itchy. rashes), … Read More about How to Find Eczema-Friendly Clothing for Kids… and Other Eczema Tips