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Sometimes Work Can Wait

The coughing went through the night, though I didn’t know the difference thanks to my saint of a husband who snuck out of the bedroom in the middle of the night to take care of her just so I could […]

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It’s All About the Benjamins, Baby

{Yes, I can relate every post to a 90s song. Try me.} Summer is coming, and since I have chosen not to work during the summer, my brain is spinning

10 Working Mama Meals

10 Go To Dinner Options

I was recently having a chat with a friend when she asked about how we menu planned.  After initialing laughing because we NEVER menu plan, I did note that I

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All Consuming

I’m a big consumer. I always have been. I just eat things up, figuratively and literally, and let it all sit, doing nothing to purge it all away. Overwhelmed

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Day in the Life of a WAHM {Evening Edition}

This is the fourth part of a series of posts outlining a typical day in the life of a work at home mom.   Part 1: Morning Routine Edition Part

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This is Why I Glare at You on My Lunch Break

I am that weird, lonely-looking chick you see parked in her van in the parking lot between the hours of 1:00pm- 2:00pm almost every single weekday. You probably

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Sometimes you just need to vent

Oh hey there! It's been a while, huh? {Or as our Canadian contributors might say "eh?"} I'm pretty sure my last post around these parts was all about jobs changes

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Ode to the Boss

I’ve realized in the last couple of years that not every person is lucky-blessed-fortunate (whatever your word) enough to have accommodating, understanding superiors in the workplace. I’ve realized

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Wanted: Someone to Go the Extra Mile with My Son

I knew that being a work-outside-the-home mom would pose some logistical challenges. I knew I'd have to excuse myself from meetings that run late in order to get

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Letting Daycare Do the Dirty Work {Potty Training}

Potty training is one transition in parenting I have NOT looked forward to. Breast to bottle? Easy. Table food? Piece of cake. New daycare classes? Psssshhhh. But potty

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I Can’t See The Harm

“I guess I can’t see the harm in working and being a Momma” – Britney Spears Do you know what I love most about this space here? This Liberating

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Bad Work Day Comes Home

As I write this, I’m having one of those nights. You know, the ones that cause you to reflect on how everything that could possibly go wrong during

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Day in the Life of a WAHM {Afternoon Edition}

This is the third part of a series of posts outlining a typical day in the life of a work at home mom.   Part 1: Morning Routine Edition Part

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Time Isn’t On Our Side…

We have a situation at our daycare centre that some of you may be familiar with. Due to the regulations surrounding licensed childcare facilities and the exorbitant cost

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Finding Your Mommy Soul Mate

Or at least some mommy friends. After Keanne's guest post about needing more mom friends and my comments, I had a lot of questions via Twitter and e-mail

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From a Working Mom to Teachers: Thanks, for saving my sanity

You know what's probably the best Teacher Appreciation gift? The weekend. You know when we should have Teacher Appreciation week? The week before Christmas. My kids are nuts then. Bouncing off the

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Sometimes You Just Have to Leave…

I am a very lucky woman. I have just spent 3 nights and 4 days away from home, away from work and away from reality. I ate my

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The Best Part of a Working Mom’s Day

The alarm goes off at the same time every day. If you’re like me, you hit the snooze button at the same time every day, too. That way,

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Day in the Life of a WAHM {Work Edition}

This is the second part of a series of posts outlining a typical day in the life of a work at home mom.   Part 1: Morning Routine Edition 8:27

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Working Mom Meals {Chicken and Broccoli Ring}

A few weeks ago my pregnant brain decided what it wanted for once. Most nights our drive home is filled with Me: so what do you want for dinner? Husband:

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