How does your workflow change in the summers as a parent? Do you have any techniques to stabilize your work routines or (if you’re me) be more productive?
3 Baby Gear Rental Companies for Family Travel
Today we’re updating our post on the best baby gear rentals for family travel — do you prefer to rent or schlep everything from home?
Tips for Easy Sun Protection for Kids
What are your favorite sun protection products for kids — everyday clothes, swimsuits, sunscreen, hats, and so on? What are your sunny plans this summer?
Kat’s Review of Keyboarding Without Tears
Keyboarding Without Tears is heads and tails above the free programs out there.
Easy Dishes to Bring to Summer Parties
Last time we talked about summer recipes for working moms, we highlighted simple things like quinoa salads, pizza w/store-bought crusts, egg salad sandwiches, hummus pita sandwiches, and more (like Kat’s suggestion of tequila lime chicken). Today we thought we’d shift the focus a bit and discuss the best dishes for working moms to bring to … Read More about Easy Dishes to Bring to Summer Parties
Professional Summertime Fashion for Moms
Here’s a question for you: how has your summer workwear changed after having kids? What does professional summertime fashion for moms LOOK like for you? For example: white pants for work — are those a no after kids because they’re too hard to keep clean? Do you find you prefer flats or other comfortable commuting … Read More about Professional Summertime Fashion for Moms
Do You Let Your Kids Play With Water Guns (or, What Toys Don’t You Let Your Kids Play With?)?
It’s the season for outdoor water fun — swimming, running through sprinklers, etc. — so we thought it would be a good time to ask: Do you let your kids play with water guns and other toy weapons, such as Nerf guns? For his birthday last year, my son got one of those giant, Super … Read More about Do You Let Your Kids Play With Water Guns (or, What Toys Don’t You Let Your Kids Play With?)?
Sun Protection Strategies for Kids
Ladies, let’s talk about sun protection strategies for kids — do you sunscreen them up before daycare or school? Only if told to, either by policy or special direction? I was just thinking about this a week or so ago: does anyone else feel guilty if your kid gets a farmer’s tan, i.e. bronzed forearms … Read More about Sun Protection Strategies for Kids
Recipe Open Thread: Give Us Your Best Summer Recipes for Working Moms!
When readers took the survey a while back, many of you noted that you wanted to see more recipes for working moms. Recipes aren’t really my forte (I cook a lot of the same, easy weeknight dinners on repeat) but we’ve started including recipes in our weekly news roundups. Today, let’s have a proper recipe open … Read More about Recipe Open Thread: Give Us Your Best Summer Recipes for Working Moms!
Do You Change Your Work Schedule for Summer?
Now that the school year is almost over (um, how?), it’s a good time to ask the readers this question: Do you typically change your work schedule for summer — or your childcare schedule for summer? If your kid goes to a typical childcare center, you may not have to deal with any summer schedule changes, … Read More about Do You Change Your Work Schedule for Summer?
Activity Scheduling Tips for Moms: How to Easily Plan Summer Schedules and Beyond
Feel like you’re going cross-eyed trying to figure out the logistics of summer camps for 2+ kids? Here are Kat’s easy activity scheduling tips for working moms….
3 Tips for Using Airbnb — with Kids
What are your best tips for renting a vacation house or Airbnb with kids, ladies? Whether you’re doing Airbnb, VRBO, or another sort of rental, planning and executing the trip can feel like a full-time job in and of itself. I shared a vacation horror story a week or so ago on Corporette — we rented a small … Read More about 3 Tips for Using Airbnb — with Kids