All posts tagged working mom decisions

I Can’t Afford to Work Part-time

I’m a wedding and event planner and I only work about 15 hours a week. It suits me well and I love it! However, I’m barely breaking even after the costs of childcare. My husband travels for work so 90% […]

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Value and Fulfillment

Abraham Lincoln said: Whatever you are, be a good one.  Some women stay home with their kids and I am, currently, one of those women. I am urging myself

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I’d Rather Be With You

I was given children's book about working moms and it ended with a statement that said, in words more poetic and rhyme-y than this: mom would rather be

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Navigating a New City/Life

Um, we have a little problem... In my last post I wrote about how I needed some space. I've got plenty of downtime as my husband is travelling for

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Moving Across the Country… Jobless

My little family has decided to move to Nashville, Tennessee! This means I'll be leaving my job of 7 years as a project manager for a small (very

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The End is Near

After 18+ months of up to 8 times a day nursing & pumping, I'm so close to being done that I can hardly smell the breast milk boob

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Tackling Daycare Issues Head On

I’m going to admit it. I often still feel like a 20+ year old wondering why people call me ma’am at the grocery store. And wondering where the

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How I Make It Work {Multiples Edition}

I shared a couple weeks ago why, as a mom of young twins, I chose to go back to work. Tracy & others have asked me how I

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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

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The Case For More Than One…

My friend recently found out she is expecting her fourth child.  While ultimately, just like Shannon's decision to only have one child, it is her decision and doesn't

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An Only Child? My Family, My Decision.

Immediately after I posted a picture of the glamorous princess-cut diamond my soon-to-be husband fit on my ring finger on March 17, 2007, the questions started: “When’s the

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