Sometimes during a stressful day, week or quarter we (moms) doubt why we work. There are a lot of easy answers (the personal fulfillment, money, human interaction, and more), yet, while home on an extended maternity leave I have discovered another reason why being a working mom is a good thing.
Could it be that in my last year of my 30’s I’m finally comfortable with who I am? I think so. Could it also be that our family is now complete with a little girl who has shifted my priorities in the best possible ways? Absolutely. I’m finally hitting my stride with motherhood and it only took me 7 years!
I have been a working mother for almost thirteen years. I know the hardest parts of parenting may still be in front of me. I also know… Read more “What Unpaid Maternity Leave Meant to Me: A Case for Paid Family Leave”
So this funny thing happened where I blinked my eyes, and my just-born baby turned 12 weeks old. You know what that means – breastfeeding just got… Read more “Back to reality”
The last couple of years have been super nostalgic ones for me; I feel like I’m constantly celebrating silly anniversaries. The day I found out I was… Read more “One Year In”
Nothing brings the confessions out faster than being a new parent. I can’t be too shy about sharing my parenting faux pas since they’ve become my new… Read more “Confessions of a first-time mom”
So time is literally flying by! It feels like yesterday I found out I was knocked up and today I am less than two months away from… Read more “Getting excited about a baby and SAHD”
Oh Hey There!! Remember me? The hot and big preggo lady from a few months ago? Well I’m back, un-pregnant, and with a little addition. So please… Read more “Twosome”
I get out of bed at 8am just as my baby is beginning to stir after a long night’s sleep. I bring him downstairs, where he lets… Read more “Maternity leave dreams”
For reasons I can’t go into in detail about right now, I have had careers on my mind. Well, mine in particular, but those of others as… Read more “Careers, Motherhood & Being Thirty-Something”