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My PreK Guilt

When I was financially planning for maternity leave, one decision we made was to pull Abby from FT PreK.  She has another whole school year before starting kindergarten, her teacher keep telling us how far ahead she is from most […]

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Blown Away by Her Growth and Looking Forward to Homework.

I am continuously blown away by what my daughter has learned while she is at preschool. I don’t get as much time with her since I work all

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The Walk of Shame

Ya'll know what I'm talking about. That moment at 6:30 AM when you drop your child off at preschool, kiss her goodbye, and then walk away to the sound

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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

Opting Out, Leaning In What About Loving the Now

Opting Out, Leaning In – What About Loving the Now?

Lately in the news there's been a lot of talk about opting out, leaning in, and all kinds of other chatter about what moms are choosing to do

Lilly in all her cuteness

Right Doesn’t Mean Easy

Yesterday afternoon I picked up my girls from school daycare.  While walking to the yard where Lilly was playing, I noticed her old teacher was there playing with


Yoga With a Side of Guilt

A few weeks ago, at the encouragement of my sister, I bought one of those half-off the cost of 10 classes of Hot Yoga from Groupon. There wasn't much


Why Daycare is More Than OK

It is no secret I love daycare. They take great care of my boys. They teach them tons of things in ways I couldn't dream of. They teach


Winning and Worrying

I've started working more recently.  I'm not the one picking up the kiddo from school most days and sometimes, I'm required to be out for meetings in the

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6 Tips to Overcome Working Mom Guilt

I have been a working mama for both of my boys’ entire lives. I’ve worked for the same company since I graduated from college. I have held a


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

Liberating Working Moms

When Does It Become Too Much “Me” Time?

Last week was shit. No other way to put it. My week started with a text message from a friend telling me that she heard a local girl


The Gender Pay Gap: My Responsibility

Funny things happen when you research. For one, you learn new things. For two, you learn new things that blow your mind wide open. That happened to me

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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


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


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


Making Time for You: A Working Mom Guilt

::curse word, curse word, curse word:: Forgive me while I write through some rage issues. Which you can read for you enjoyment while you giggle at my current neuroses

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Dear Husband, I Miss You

Things have been busy around these parts lately. Mostly it is my fault. First, I took off to MEET my internet BiFF Alicia for her 30th birthday, which


I Told a Lie: I’m Meant to Be a Working Mom

When I first went back to work, I was a pile of hormones, nerves, guilt, and anxiety, sitting in a rolling chair in my principal’s office crying. I


The Irrational Green-Eyed Monster of Summer

It hits me about this time every year. The jealousy that comes with summer break. And let me clarify, I'm not jealous of the working-teacher-mamas I know that get to

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