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?
Have you read any of these great books for working mothers? What were your best takeaways?
Meet this week’s featured mom: a BigLaw lawyer and mother of one in L.A. shares a week in her life, including working on her vegetable garden, attending a baby shower, and trying intermittent fasting for the “post-breastfeeding 15.”
Feel like you’re using your local library to its full potential? You may not have even THOUGHT of borrowing these things from the library…
Does your partner consistently work late and rarely see your kids on weekdays? How do you deal with it? Readers had a great conversation about this recently, so we thought we’d pull it out for a larger discussion..
Every year around this time, I find myself stressed out and overwhelmed — do you, as well? Let’s brainstorm better ways to cope with back-to-school stress as a parent.
Emily Oster recently wrote an article in The Atlantic that too many parents are “secret parents,” encouraging “the polite fiction that after the first several months of leave, the child disappears into a void from which he or she emerges for viewing and discussing only during nonworking hours.” Are you guilty of this? Who should “parent loudly” — and what should they do?
Here are some of the things I’ve learned to bring along on a road trip, both for ease of travel and for a peaceful, multi-hour stretch on the road… I’d love to hear yours.
What kinds of policies and procedures has your kid’s childcare center put in place to keep children safe?
What do you do for quality time with your kids?
Meet this week’s featured mom: a divorced mother of two in a small Western town shares a week in her life, including regular workouts, weekday lunches at home with her kids, relaxing early-morning baths, and 30-mile trips to the grocery store and pool.
Ever wondered what it’s like to be a foster parent? Corporette reader and working mom Clementine shares her experience…