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Me Time

Intentional Me Time

Sometimes, it is really hard to find time for myself. I work Monday-Friday and when I am home I want to squeeze in as much time as possible with my husband and daughter. Our weekends are typically filled with family-friendly […]

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Rhyme nor Reason: Cleaning Habits of a WAHM

I love a clean house. I just love walking into a room that is all bright and shiny and organized. It's like some kind of a 30 year


Working Mom Weekends

In my prior life before kids, weekends were a mix of fun & relaxation. I cleaned {occasionally} after work & leisurely ran errands {by myself!} during my lunch


Much Needed Vacation

Ever feel like you just *need* to run away? From your office, your house, your husband, your kids, from feeling needed by everyone all.the.time? No? Me neither. But if


Making Up for Not Being There

Between my posts on anxiety, exercise, and feeling the need to control something even if it’s just my son’s play room, I think this site has become an


Slowing it Down {Holiday Break Edition}

So, on December 21, my students finished their exams, ate popcorn, watched clips of the Romeo and Juliet video (with Leonardo, of course) and bid farewell for two

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Well Rounded Child or Over Tired Parents?

Amongst my colleague working mamas, we all share our woes. Sleepless nights, trying to make dinner in a short time frame, hating daylight savings and trying to run ALL


Date Night: A Necessity

I’m two weeks into a new school year, I’ve learned all my students’ names, I’ve submitted six assignments into our online grading system, I’ve met a handful of

5 tips for finding a weekend babysitter

5 Tips for Finding a Weekend Babysitter

Fact: As parents raising little one-day-self-sufficient-humans, we all work hard. Fact: We all love our sometimes-drive-ya-crazy kids. Fact: We all need/deserve/have earned a break. When I was a panelist at a Working


One Working Mom Surprises Another

So here's a treat for y'all...which has to do with working moms taking breaks. Don't we all need a little fun? We do. We really really do. Last week I

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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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Party-Planning Working Mom

All moms have to plan in some manner, shape or form. Even if you consider yourself to be the most adventurous, spontaneous woman, to some extent, if you

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The Daily Grind

Before I became a mother, I looked forward to my weekends.  Weekends were when I would stay in bed until 9 or 10 then get up and make

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