Topic: working mom

Detoxing My Kids After Vacation In 8 Easy Steps

Detoxing My Kids After Vacation In 8 Easy Steps

My kids are currently zoned out on the TV while I write and I sit here twitching knowing the next week is going to be quite difficult because not only were we all off together last week, my husband was off the entire two weeks prior. That means that they have not had to be anywhere by 7:30am for three whole weeks and are now in several bad habits that must be broken quickly if I am to keep my working mom routine humming. More »

World’s Worst Babysitter Abandons Toddler At Hairdresser And Mother Is Now Fighting For Custody

World's Worst Babysitter Abandons Toddler At Hairdresser And Mother Is Now Fighting For Custody

When you leave your child with a babysitter, you likely have some expectations. Namely, that the babysitter will keep your child safe, clothed, fed, loved and even entertained during the time they are with them. I’m pretty sure that the last thing any parent expects when they leave their child with a babysitter is a battle to retain custody of their own kid. More »

10 Things No Working Mother Wants To Hear

10 Things No Working Mother Wants To Hear

There are ever-present obstacles for me and my brethren because we are beholden not just our children, but our employers. That juggling act (trying to please the people you love the most while also trying to please the people who make paying your mortgage possible) can be difficult beyond description but I am going to try to shed some light. More »

I Am Not Living Up To My Expectations As A Working Mom

I Am Not Living Up To My Expectations As A Working Mom

Fast forward to now and I can confidently say that my mother must actually be some kind of cyborg robot. Either that, or I totally suck at this. I stayed at home for my first three years as a mother and that was interesting as I had no blueprint for how things should go having never witnessed this kind of arrangement. I kept up with the house fairly well and I tried very hard to be a loving and present mother. I was not too happy staying at home but I had my groove and keeping our household humming wasn’t that hard for me. More »

Gwyneth Paltrow Doesn’t Care That We All Want To Punch Her In The Face

Gwyneth Paltrow Doesn't Care That We All Want To Punch Her In The Face

It is simply not Gwyneth Paltrow’s problem that the rest of us don’t make as much money as she does. Also, it’s totally fair for even the richest of women to admit that parenting is hard. That doesn’t mean that every mom who isn’t rolling in money isn’t going to want to punch Gwyneth in the face when she talks about how much harder she has it as a movie star mom. More »

Hey Preggos, If You Just Lost Your Job Your Babies Would Be Healthier

 Hey Preggos, If You Just Lost Your Job Your Babies Would Be Healthier

Good morning and please enjoy a nice cup of guilt along with your breakfast, especially if you are headed into work this morning. A new study conducted in Barcelona, Spain, reported by the Atlantic says that moms who work less have healthier babies, because they eat better, smoke less, sleep longer, and spend more time walking in the Mediterranean sun and stopping at farmers markets along the way. More »