Category: Working Mom

Easy Overnight Breakfasts for Busy Working Moms

Easy Overnight Breakfasts for Busy Working Moms

Working moms tend to have rushed mornings. I know, mine can get very crazy. Having a good, healthy breakfast ready to go when you have enough other things to do in the morning helps make the morning run smoother. Here are some great ideas for easy overnight breakfasts that “cook” in the refrigerator overnight. Overnight Oats for Breakfast Overnight Oatmeal for Lactation (from me) – doesn’t have to be just for lactation as you can change up the ingredients (like leaving out brewer’s yeast).   Strawberries and Cream Overnight Oats from Living Sweet Moments Chocolate Chia Overnight Oats from Mama Likes to […]

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10+ Tips to Survive Separation Anxiety in Babies and Toddlers

10+ Tips to Survive Separation Anxiety in Babies and Toddlers

How to deal with Separation Anxiety in Babies and Toddlers   I know you might feel trapped when your baby wails every time you try to step away. Yes, it is rough. Yes, it makes you want to cry when your toddler is screaming for you to stay when you need to do daycare drop off and make it to work on time. But know that separation anxiety is a natural and temporary stage in child development.  Try some of these suggestions to help you and your family survive this separation anxiety period more comfortably. Understand Separation Anxiety What is […]

Posted April 25, 2018 by Julie in Parenting, TopPosts, Working Mom, / 2 Comments
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Time Calculator: How Much Free Time Do You Really Have?

Time Calculator: How Much Free Time Do You Really Have?

Do you Know How Much Free Time You Really Have?   If you’re like most people (myself included – I get it), you’ve probably convinced yourself that you don’t have enough time. Whether it’s time to start a new business, set new fitness goals, *cough* clean the house… we often give up before we even start because we believe it’s just not possible to fit into our busy lives. I get it. Mom life is Busy with a capital B. But, if you sit down and really look at your schedule, you’d be surprised at just how much time you really do […]

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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Full Life Cube founder and author Teresa Dumadag

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Full Life Cube founder and author Teresa Dumadag

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Ms. Teresa’s Dumadag who is a coach for working moms! She is launching her book,  which is FREE on April 18-19, 2018. Through this book project, Ms. Teresa’s Dumadag aims to inspire and help mothers who are considering to make a career transition but are afraid or feel trapped in their full-time jobs. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started?   Hi! I’m Teresa. I’m the President […]

Posted April 18, 2018 by Julie in Working Mom, / 0 Comments
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Butter Angels Handcrafted Skin Care

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Butter Angels Handcrafted Skin Care

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with military entrepreneur Rolande Sumner who started a business called Butter Angels Handcrafted Skin Care. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I’m a US Army veteran, a mom, and a wife. During my military service, I decided to create my own natural skin care to address my dry skin. After many years of trial, error, education, and mentorship, I developed highly effective products made […]

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The Working Mom Childcare-Conference Puzzle

The Working Mom Childcare-Conference Puzzle

We already know that working moms have a lot to juggle and meeting career goals while caring for a young child has a unique set of challenges. Being the primary caretaker of my child since my husband is often away on duty, my ability to travel for work-related conferences or even client projects is very limited. Having to find additional childcare arrangements is complicated and adds a financial burden that my company is not responsible for. This means I forgo many opportunities or opt for internet-based conferences or local events with daycare-friendly hours. Today I’m sharing an interview with Chapman University’s Patricia C. Lopes, […]

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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Komae- the Babysitting Exchange App

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Komae- the Babysitting Exchange App

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Audrey Wallace & Amy Husted who started an app to help moms, called Komae.   Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I have a working-mom confession. Last year I loaded up my kids to take them to school on the first day back after Christmas break. The problem was, the lights were off and the doors were locked because school didn’t actually start until the […]

Posted March 12, 2018 by Julie in Parenting, Work, Working Mom, / 0 Comments
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The Best Tips for Working Moms from Working Moms

The Best Tips for Working Moms from Working Moms

Wearer of many hats. Juggler of all the schedules. Taskmaster. Expert on the flamingo pose while holding a squirmy infant.  You are a working mom, and the world is on your shoulders. Mothers are great employees because of our attention of detail, dedication, and family values, but we do have a lot of information and tasks to keep up with, and it isn’t feasible to be at 100% everywhere. I have rounded up the best tips written by other working moms to help working moms in our struggles, our daily lives, to help us master our to-do lists gracefully and in […]

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How To Stay Organized When Working Full-Time

How To Stay Organized When Working Full-Time

  Being a working mom has become a norm in today’s society. Mothers that have children under 18 participate in the workforce at whopping 70% and over 75% of those working mothers work full time. The statistics on women working and earning degrees in higher education continues to rise every year, we’re basically taking over the world 😉 Having kids and working is a lot to manage. It can be overwhelming at times because you are constantly on go and it feels like it doesn’t slow down as the kids continue to grow. Being organized will help you stay sane and […]

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How to Stay Healthy as a Busy Working Mom

How to Stay Healthy as a Busy Working Mom

  To say we are busy moms these days is an understatement. Between the demand to make the Pinterest perfect lunches for our kids, make sure our house is decorated like Joanna Gaines, squeezing in time for those squats and eating healthy, and oh ya that pesky thing called a job, it’s amazing we manage to sleep. While most of us don’t sleep much and run on coffee and sticky kisses, there are ways to help find balance. Because if we are honest with ourselves, we know that balance and finding time for ourselves is not only a much needed […]

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