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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 daycare?What about after the shooting, did your thoughts and feelings change? For …
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
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
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
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,
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?
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
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
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
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"
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
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.
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
I'm reaching for the red pepper when I hear it. SPLAT! Juice? Water? Orange slice? Milk from a cereal bowl? I do a systems-check roll call somewhere deep
I’ve noticed something for a little while now. I’m a little insane. And by insane, I mean – I keep doing the same thing day after day and
Have you ever cried over a cell phone? No, seriously. I had a complete and total meltdown over technology this week. Because I’m over technology. It’s supposed to
Time to myself doesn’t happen often. Time with friends doesn’t happen often. And both the former and the latter are due to my own hang-ups of feeling guilt.
"Bella puked at school. She's waiting at the office for you." This is the call I got Wednesday morning at my office. 9:30am as I was stuffing my face
As a working mom, and even more specifically, as a teaching mom, I often mull over the lessons my son might learn from me as he grows up.
By Tracy Managing Editor If you follow me on twitter or FB, I know you saw this: Earlier in the week when I posted on FB that my worst teacher