Category Archives: Working Moms

Mother’s Day Gift Idea

Here’s a unique Mother’s Day gift idea: Set up a magnetic chore chart system for the family to reduce her workload, or a clipboard that can be easily filled with busy activities for the kids! Magnetic Chore Chart Clipboard Bundle … Continue reading

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13 Free Lists To Help Working Moms

  Morning Routine Checklist Healthy Snack Ideas Chore Charts By Age Embrace Screen Time Errand Count On It After School Screen Time Rules Bedtime Routine Lunch Box Checklist Cleaning Checklists House Rules Travel Activity Packs Back To School Checklist Questions … Continue reading

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10 Ways To Support Working Moms

Agree with your partner how to divide up household and parenting responsibilities. There’s a handy chart here to work from. Dads: Do nighttime feedings. Use a joint email address for all kid and school activities. Dads: Take paternity leave – … Continue reading

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Avoid the Resume Gap

I’ve helped a few moms write their first resume when they’re ready to return to work after raising kids. Figuring out how to address the gap is a challenge for both moms and dads who have taken time away from … Continue reading

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It’s Easier To Just Do It Myself

I have lots of ideas about how parents can more equally share the load of raising kids, because when dads lean in at home, it makes room for moms to lean in at work, and that’s going to be a … Continue reading

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Magnetic After School Checklist

A magnetic checklist on the fridge, or on a cookie sheet on the wall, is a great way to help kids do what they need to do even if you’re not right there to remind them. Working moms will find … Continue reading

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Working Part-Time: A great option for working moms—but does your company have your back?

I’ve worked part time for the past 15 years, and I think for many women a part-time schedule is a great option. It allows them to balance earning money vs taking care of their kids and their home. It also … Continue reading

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How Working Moms Differ From Working Dads

A common misconception about working moms is that they are on equal footing with working dads. We assume that if mom is working, the kids are in daycare or have a nanny, so moms who work are no different that … Continue reading

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How Parents Can Share the Load More Equally

Once I became a mom, the topic of how to share the work of raising children and keeping a house has been a constant in all of my conversations with other parents. It seems to be on everyone’s minds – … Continue reading

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An After School Checklist You Can Edit From Work

You can edit your kid’s after school checklist from work! Changes you make online will automatically show up on the mobile list on their phone. Give it try!

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