Topic: Work Life Balance

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 »

My Family Needs Money To Be Happy

My Family Needs Money To Be Happy

I think we all know the right answer to the question: What does a family need to be happy? The “right” answer, the answer that we are supposed to say to save face, is that we don’t need money to be happy. Needing and wanting money makes you materialistic, doesn’t it? If you need money to be happy, then you probably don’t understand that the best things in life are free, and all that bullshit. More »