Archive for February, 2013


Interview with Nancy Holtzman from Isis Parenting {Part 2}

Last week I introduced you to Nancy Holtzman, co-founder of Isis Parenting. Hopefully you have had some time to check her out by now. I know she has been busy on Twitter helping me with the stomach bug! In my […]

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A WAHM’s Reaction to Marissa Mayer’s Decisions

Yahoo's youngest CEO and new mom, Marissa Mayer decided last week to discontinue all remote positions and eliminate flex time for employees.  Not only will all remote positions


Freaking Out About Kindergarten

I had a freak-out moment at work today.  I decided to look at the webpage of the elementary school where our daughter will be starting kindergarten in 6

Liberating Working Moms

Working Mom Dreams vs. Reality

As a working mother I find that I really want to make the most of the time I have with my children, both after work/school and on the


Working With Style {WAHM Style Resolution}

I literally became a mom overnight. Most women do, right? One day you’re pregnant, the next day you’ve got a newborn in your arms. That’s not exactly how

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What is your time worth?

We've all heard the cliche - "There are only so many hours in a day."  Never is this more true than when it is said by a working

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Featured Working Mom: Surf Momma

This week's featured working mom, Carole of Surf Momma, is no stranger to LWM. She's written three fabulous guest posts already. Back in July she told us all


Interview with Nancy Holtzman from Isis Parenting {Part 1}

Note: This is part 1 of a 2 part series about Isis and the working mom. Stay tuned for next week when we tackle pumping at work specifically! Going

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Career Perspective for my 22-year-old Self

When I began my freshman year in college in New York, I had one goal in mind; to live in the city and to make it as a

Liberating Working Moms

A Working Mom’s Choice to be Lazy

This is a true story. The other night, I went to the gym later than I had hoped to and I just didn’t feel like cooking. I picked


Working Moms and Socioeconomic Disparity

Liberated:  To set free, as from oppression, confinement, or foreign control. A few years ago, I learned about an alarming phenomenon from colleagues in the ‘biz’ of training daycare

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Working With Style {Valentine’s Date Edition}

For some reason, I seem to host Working With Style around festive occasions (my mom always tells me that “holidays” I think are holidays aren’t exactly holidays, so

Liberating Working Moms

The Lessons I Hope He Learns

If we're being honest, most people don't grow up thinking/hoping that one day they can wake up and take their child to daycare for 8-10 hours a day. 


Featured Working Mom: June of the Moon

I'm so excited to start up a featured working mom series. LWM is all about creating a community after all, so I'm grateful that each of these featured

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Learning to Live in the Moment

I thrive on lists. I love making them. I always have. Shopping lists, to-do lists, grocery lists, packing lists, weekly schedule list. I love seeing it on paper

The Grass is Always Greener

The Grass is Always Greener. And Browner.

I have to admit, I always get the same awestruck response when I tell people I make money blogging. They can't seem to wrap their head around how

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A Day in the Life: Working for a Snack Food Company {And a giveaway!}

While I may not have a job like Brandy that helps provide {FREE!} educational tools for teachers, I like to think I have a pretty awesome job too. I'm

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A Working Mom’s Perspective on Sleep

I feel like so much of how my day goes is dependent on how much sleep I get. And how much sleep I get is mostly determined by

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Working With Style {Shopping Your Closet Edition}

Since my last WWS, the nursing mom edition, my style hasn't changed much. And even though Jenn's WWS post encouraged me to find the dresses in my closet,


Working Moms as Family CFO

Jennifer Owens had an interesting article on Huffington Post recently - "Give Yourself a Promotion: Why Mom's are the New Family CEO."  Within the post, Owens mentions that

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