Archive for October, 2012

Liberating Working Moms

How I Make It Work {Multiples Edition}

I shared a couple weeks ago why, as a mom of young twins, I chose to go back to work. Tracy & others have asked me how I do it. My first thought, I have no idea, I just do. […]

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Unexpected Kid Sick Days aren’t so Bad

I'm sitting here typing this at 8am from home. Abby is still sleeping after getting up to pee and requesting to go back to bed. Her own bed;


Working Moms Can Craft! {A Fall Foliage Garland}

  I love doing crafts with the kids.  We do 2-3 per week!  Most are pretty simple and kid driven, meaning I try to do something related to what


Dinner Time Battles are Worth It

The other night, my 3-year-old was in “a mood.” He was tired. He was hungry. And he didn’t like what we were having for dinner. Setting the table,

Liberating Working Moms

To the LWM Community

In light of this post published earlier this week, and the concerns that have come about via the comments that have come in, I wanted to address your


The Husband Factor

A recent post by Mike and Heather Spohr dealing with working from home at Huffington Post made me a chuckle.  I've followed their main blog, "The Spohrs are Multiplying"  for

Smart Snacking for the Working Mom

Smart Snacking for the Working Mom

One thing I am finding being back at work is the need for snacking. With my nursing calorie count (I swear this is like the only bone we


Thanks for Ruining my Dinner, Mitt.

Can we get a woot-woot?  The election season is almost over!  Several times, I've had to give myself permission to be angry about comments and issues, comment on FB or

LWM Working With Style

Working With Style Returns!

Last week Katherine let you know that we are bringing Working With Style back to LWM! We've got lots of new faces around these parts and I'm psyched that we


Forbes Lists Top Cities for Working Moms

A couple weeks ago, Forbes came out with their 2012 list of the best cities for working moms to live in. And apparently I’m living in the wrong


Unpaid Maternity Leave and Human Rights

Last week, Huffington Post published an article concerning the United States policy on maternity leave alongside a video from one of their live chats with working moms, with that

working mom meals across the web

Working Mom Meals Across the Web

Since I've been back to work, I've also been heavily hitting the Pinterest train, with hordes of great working momma meals. Doing so, has not only spiced up


What If…

In the year that I’ve been blogging on here, I’ve written about the term “working mom” versus the phrase a friend of mine coined, “mom who works.” I’ve

LWM Working With Style

Working With Style {A Personal Challenge}

When Tracy mentioned we were going to be bringing back our Working With Style series I was pretty stoked. Oh wait, you didn't get the memo on that? Well, it's


On Being a WAHM.

I've been blogging at Hormonal Imbalances for almost 3 years. It started as an outlet for all the extra time I had while my 2 month old napped. It's


Choosing to be a Working Mom {Multiples Edition}

For the last eight years, I defined myself as a working girl woman. Sometimes begrudgingly on rainy cold Monday mornings & warm, sunny Friday afternoons. But a faithful,

Am I reading this right?

7 out of 8 Americans Disagree with My Lifestyle

Society is, like, so funny isn't it?  And you know, "the public?"  In everyday life, the public and society have very little to do my life.... am I


Working Mom Meals: Eating Simpler and Healthier

Since I started working out and watching what I eat, my husband and I had to revolutionize our take on weekday meals. We used to eat out a

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Logistical Mess turns into Unexpected Me Time

Since becoming a momma, having time to myself is incredibly elusive. And it's confounded by all that working I do, not only at school, but at home. And


WAHM Sick Days

I read posts like this one that talk about taking a sick day and enjoying movies on the couch and time to themselves and my normally brown eyes

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