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Do the Childless Get Ripped Off at Work?

Childless employees, especially women, get the shaft in the workplace. Right? How many times have you watched a co-worker run off to watch a soccer game or take her child to the dentist while you had to cover her hours or finish her work because hey, you don’t have any kids to worry about? 490 more words

An apple a day

Staying balanced by teaching English

After 15 years of teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in Prague (with a few gaps for birthing babies), this year I decided to quit. 1,494 more words

Czech Republic

Day of the Girl

“Empowerment of and investment in girls are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence and in promoting and protecting the full and effective enjoyment of their human rights”  138 more words

Single Moms

Stop Glorifying Busy. Thoughts from Kathleen

Kathleen Clipper and I both share a love of journaling. I always enjoy reading her blog and following what she happens to be reading. On her blog, she candidly shares her thoughts on faith, grace, and family. 497 more words

Farmhouse To Flea Market

Let Them Help

You’re in the mindset of getting something done. You’re completely focused, and you have it timed to about when you will be finished. There is a shadow lurking near by, and suddenly you hear a voice that asks, “Mama, can I help?” It’s cute in thoughtfulness at first, but you think in your head the amount of time it will take to show your child what to do. 488 more words

Family Matters

The Big Transition: Back To Work Mom!

I’ve held a job pretty much since my teenage years. I knew though like most mothers who take a pause for a length of time to focus more on family that going back to work full-time was going to be a big adjustment. 1,016 more words

Mom Motivation & Empowerment

I Choose to Work & Tips to Achieve Work-Home Balance

Being a mother has become – to an extent – about putting yourself in the line of fire for just about every decision you make, thanks to online forums and Facebook commenters that hide behind their screens as they lash out at anyone whose opinion is different from theirs. 636 more words

South African Mom Blog