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Real Advice for Mothers Expecting a Second Child (Guest Post, Part 2)

A few weeks ago, I reached out to my community of amazing women and asked for some advice on becoming a mother of two children. I asked only one question: “What do you wish someone had told you about having a second baby?” I was blown away by the responses I received. 855 more words

Parenting

"Me Time"

It’s something most mamas rarely have time for. Something we all need, however. What is it? “Me time.”

Whether you’re the type that likes to take a walk or a jog alone, or curl up with a book and a cup of tea, or just relax in a hot bath, we all need down time. 389 more words

Working Mother

Brenda Nunnally named Working Mother of the Year for AZ

For the 13th consecutive year, AstraZeneca has been listed among the top 100 Best Companies by Working Mother Magazine. Out of the 100 total companies listed, AZ scored the number 11 spot, steadily rising in rank from number 12 last year. 349 more words

Blog

Let's change how we talk about dads and childcare

My partner and I both have full-time paid jobs and our one-year-old daughter is in nursery four days a week. I work a compressed week (five days’ work in four days) and do about two thirds of the childcare and half of the housework and cooking. 1,135 more words

My Character Was Grossly Misjudged at the Belmont Avenue Kroger

“If I forget to ask you to donate to
Susan G Komen For the Cure
You get a Coke
FREE!!”

I am not petty enough to call out a minimum-wage worker on a promotion like this, so I don’t have the comped bottle of soda to prove it, but I was…

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Humor

The Great Balance Experiment part deux (on the brink of an epic failure)

It is Monday.  I vowed not to be gobbled up by school this week.  I made my plans. I made my copies. I set realistic goals. 345 more words

Life

The Myth of Greener Grass

I once heard it said that, “The grass is greener on the other side of the fence because it’s fertilized with poo.”  I don’t know where I read it or who to give credit to for that quote, but I love it because it’s usually true. 1,028 more words