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The Fear of Change

The Fear of Change that Comes with a New Job

I recently accepted an offer for a new job that starts in June and I’m so excited! But with that excitement comes plenty of fear. I’m leaving behind a job that I can honestly say I thoroughly enjoyed 90% of […]

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First Vacation Without My Child and I’m Freaking Out

In May, my husband and I are flying out of state together to attend my cousin’s wedding. For the first time ever, we’re both leaving our 4-year-old daughter

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When Child Rearing Doesn’t Go As Planned {Breastfeeding Edition}

One thing I’ve learned as a mom is that there’s no such thing as a perfect birth or child rearing experience. There’s always something that doesn’t quite go

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Snow Days and the Working Mom

The forecast Monday mentioned the 's' word. I was already juggling working while L was home sick {under my Dad's care} getting over a case of pneumonia. So

Liberating Working Moms

Keeping My Head Up

I've been drowning swimming treading water at work for a few weeks now. My attempts at staying on top of things, staying afloat if you will, much less

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Are You Maxed Out?

This week the internet was a buzz after hearing about the concept of being a maxed out working mom.  They were chatting about Katrina Alcorn, and her book

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Work-at-Home, Semi-Single Mom

Allow me to introduce myself!  I am Lindsy, work at home, semi-single, foster mom.  I am a free lance photographer and I also work from home, Monday through

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Daycare Security After the Newtown Shooting

Think about your life before the Newtown, Connecticut gun massacre of 20 first-graders and 6 Sandy Hook elementary school workers.  Did you worry much about the security of your

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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

Formula: A Working Mom Reality Check

Formula: A Working Mom Reality Check

When I went back to work with Landon, we had nursing down pat. No more latch issues, a great 3 hour schedule and I was confident. I had

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A Letter to my CEO

Dear Dr. Goodnight, First off, thank you. Thank you for...well...everything. My job. My husband's job. My benefits. His benefits. Our flexible hours. All of it. I am very humbled by

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The Need to Control Something

As I picked up my son’s clothes off the bathroom floor and walked into his bedroom to drop them in the hamper for the 7th night this week,

Liberating Working Moms

Filtering Out the Noise – a Sanity Preservation Strategy

Reflecting back on this year, it’s been a noisy one in the Land of the Working Mom. Let’s start with two words: presidential campaign. Need I say more?

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PPD and the Working Mom

Hi. I'm Brandy and I have suffered from postpartum depression/anxiety...twice. I had no idea how to start this post so lets just shine light on the elephant in

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Some Days are Better Than Others

I'm going to say that unpopular thing that moms, especially working moms, aren't supposed to say. Ya ready? Sometimes, I just bide my hours until bedtime. I know. It's shocking

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Working Mom of Special Needs Child Needs Support

I work full time, and I just started a brand new job with better money and much more responsibility.  It was a great career move.  However, my 20

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Working Mom Brain {Trapped Car Edition}

We've all talked a lot about working mom brain, and how that can make life chaotic. In fact, I think we've even established that it's mostly the "mom"

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A Working Mom’s Battle with Anxiety and Fear

This is a hard post to write. It’s one I’ve digitally and mentally trashed multiple times. But I figured, what the hell? I’ve put so much of myself

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Advice from a Working Mom Panelist

Every once in a while, this little blog gig of mine works it’s internet magic and I am personally spoiled and patted on the back and it’s glorious.

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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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