Archive for September, 2011

Keeping It Together {Trying To}

By Brandee, Contributor I’m quite sure I haven’t got this whole working mom thing down to a science yet; in fact I know I haven’t. Further, I don’t think I ever will. I have yet to get through a day […]

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Have Job, Will Travel. If I Have To.

By Krista, Social Media Liaison/Contributor On our way to a wedding over the weekend, I looked at Craig and said, "I'm going to say two things that will completely

Party in Her Tummy.

By Jess, Contributor Ava is not a good eater.  She was, up until she was in the -3% and her old pediatrician told us to pretty much feed her

A (Kinda) Healthy Chicken Divan Casserole

By Cambria, Guest Blogger from Minimal Mom I’m a mom of a one year-old garbage disposal, and a three year-old bird eater. Dinner never fails to be a challenge...

My Crazy Busy Day {With Pictures}

By Tracy, Managing Editor Every day, I wonder how I managed to get through it all. There is so much that needs to happen, and most days I don't

Working With Style {Teacher Edition}

By Tracy, Managing Editor We have a new feature that we are excited to share with you, especially since we hope you will want to participate too! Every Saturday,

The Drop, The Miss, The Retrieve

As much as I love daycare, I must admit that leaving my daughter every morning is something I just can’t get used to. I know that she’s well

Figuring Out This Time For ME {PNW Blogger Meetup}

By Tracy, Managing Editor I was super psyched once I saw the announcement from Mandy, Chelsey, and Melissa. There was to be the first ever PNW Blogger Meetup. You

One Month In

By Jess, Contributor It's our anniversary. Allie and I have been back at daycare and work for precisely one month. And it's going great. Looking back on my posts before

Are you supported enough?

By Krista, Contributor/Social Media Liaison I see and hear so much conversation every day about not knowing how another person “does it all.”  We all admit that we don’t

The Parent-Teacher Perspective

By Tracy, Managing Editor Sometimes I feel like I’m teetering on the ledge of a fence, trying to not fall towards one side too much. I’m a parent with

Southwestern Brunch, Crockpot Style

By Jess, Contributor Oh Pinterest, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Oh yeah, there are too many.  Gah, how I love Pinterest. It's such a stress

Defeating Daycare Drama

By Jess, Contributor My baby is in daycare.  She started at 12 weeks old.  My oldest didn’t start daycare till she was almost 2 and a half.  Entirely different

What Time Is Mine?

By Brandee, Contributor One of my SAHM friends once said to me “I wish sometimes I could work out of the home too, if only to catch a break

A Balancing Act

By Tracy, Managing Editor There is this episode of Sesame Street called “Elmo and Zoe’s Hat Contest.” The premise is simple. Who can balance the most hats on your

Maneuvering Through The Guilt

By Jess, Contributor Mama Guilt. One week.  That’s all it took for my baby to get her first cold at daycare.  Or maybe she got it from Ava after her

On Becoming A Part Of The 9/11 History

By Tracy, Managing Editor Today I take a step back from the vision and mission of this blog to share with you my 9/11 thoughts. Last week all of that

Managing Meals

By Krista, Contributor/Social Networking Liaison You guys? The place where I struggle the most with the working mom thing is meals. In all honesty, that’s because it’s also

Daycare Is My Choice, Not A Necessity

By Brandee, Contributor There is always a lot of conversation, flying around SAHM, WAHM, WOHM blah blah. We are all labeling. Are we daycare users? Do we have nannies?

Loosening The Reins Of Control

By Tracy, Managing Editor I’m your typical Type A personality, who has always felt that the way to make sure things got done correctly was to do it yourself.

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