Tag: Working mom

Career or Family… Must I Choose?

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As I was scrolling on LinkedIn, I read a post from Erika Spradley, a business coach who helps women excel at work.  The post started...

Get In The Work Zone: Five Tips to Work More Efficiently

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It’s 12:51 p.m. on a Tuesday. The kids are finishing up their lunch and my husband's car is rolling in the driveway. He is...

Let’s Get Real: I am Not Cut Out to Be a...

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As I write this, we have been in a state of emergency for 185 days. I know that because it started the day my...

This Work From Home Mom Has Five Tips for Staying Healthy

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The work from home mom life presents some serious challenges. If you don’t believe me, you’re going to want to read about my summer...

A Mother’s Pursuit of the Elusive Work-Life Balance

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When I was in middle school, I received a horoscope (of sorts) that said in past lives, I had been a stay-at-home mom. It...

Five Easy Tips Busy Moms Can Use to Keep a Tidy...

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To be honest, I am not an organized or tidy person by nature, however, over the years and due to necessity, I have slowly...

Professional Moms: Finding the Courage to Get a New Job

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It was April 5th, around lunchtime. I was at a conference with a fellow teacher (and friend) when I decided that I was going...

Working Remotely in Vermont: How Julie got her Groove Back

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In my adult life, I’ve always worked full time. If not more. Sometimes, I was also working part-time and volunteering, too. So much of...

Sorry, not Sorry: Overcoming Mom Guilt about Forgetting

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I feel mom guilt about a ton of things all the time due to the infamous 'mom brain' phenomenon: being 5 minutes late picking up...

My Morning Routine: Getting My Child Out of Bed in Five...

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Any parent or caregiver knows that it can be nearly impossible to get a child out of bed on a school day morning. I...

A New Career? Transition to Teaching with TAP at Champlain College

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{Disclaimer: We are working with the TAP program at Champlain College to bring you this post, however, all opinions are our own!} When you have...

Mommy Confessions: Nature Takes its Course

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As I navigate life as a new mom, that age-old saying "nature vs. nurture" is really starting to resonate with me... but maybe not...

Mommy Confessions: Secret Thoughts of a Tired Mother

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As a single gal in Washington, D.C., I would leave work in the late evening and stroll through the streets window-shopping for hours, going...

Knowing Who I Am Now – My Identity as a Mom

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Last year I had the chance to go to a conference in Florida. By myself. With no children. Wandering through the airport, I was able...