Category: Working Mom

A Working Mom’s Guide to Calmer Mornings

A Working Mom’s Guide to Calmer Mornings

What are mornings like at your house? It always feels like we’re running late and the kiddo is cranky. The more I nag, the slower he moves. The more he fights to leave the house. Do you sometimes feel like you’ve put in a full day’s work before you even sit down at your desk? I often do! Make mornings easier by following this simple checklist. Imagine how different your life would be if you could stay on schedule and start the day in a happier mood. I am always working on mindfulness, and it really is a daily practice. […]

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7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Maternity Leave

7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Maternity Leave

Preparing for your baby’s arrival is a super exciting time. If you prepare well, you’ll make the most of your maternity leave and postpartum period. You’ll heal better, bond with your baby better and even enjoy yourself more. Here are our best tips for making the most of your postpartum recovery. How to Make the Most of Your Postpartum Recovery and Maternity Leave Set realistic expectations Healing after birth and recovering postpartum isn’t a cakewalk. There’s so much planning to do while pregnant. Planning for baby, planning for birth. So many moms forget to plan for their postpartum too! With […]

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How to pick the best Preschool for Your Child

How to pick the best Preschool for Your Child

As a working mom, childcare is a vital part of our day, and an important topic to consider. How does one family pick the right daycare or preschool for their children? My son has had three different types of childcare, and the first two played an influential role in selecting his current preschool. Here I am sharing the factors I found to be important when deciding on the preschool for our son. This post is sponsored by KinderCare. All opinions are my own.   Childcare that makes a Working Mom’s Life Easier Being a working parent means our schedules are […]

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3 Benefits of Knowing Your Seasonal Colors

3 Benefits of Knowing Your Seasonal Colors

The concept of Seasonal Color Analysis began with a woman named Suzanne Caygill. Suzanne figured out that every human being is created with an individualized design, color and form that is related to Nature and the Seasons. The pigments of hair, skin, and eyes unlock the unique relationship to one of Nature’s color harmonies. As a busy working mom, you may be asking, “Why do I need to know my Seasonal Colors?” Let us share with you just a few of the many benefits that come from this wonderful service.   Knowing your Seasonal Colors saves you money. When you […]

Posted June 18, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Working Mom, / 1 Comment
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How I streamline my busy life as a working mom with these time-saving tips

How I streamline my busy life as a working mom with these time-saving tips

Work, take care of your family, sleep (yeah, right), repeat. Wearer of many hats, and not all that fit just right; moms are busy. So busy. But we have to get it all done, whether we like it or not. Whether our mommy brains cooperate, or not. So here are some time-saving tips for busy moms to help us streamline our life as a working mom. Looking for time-saving tips for busy moms? Keep reading!     Easy, time-saving tips for busy working moms But we can make things easier on ourselves and our busy schedules by finding ways to streamline and […]

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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 take a look at your schedule, you’d be surprised at just how much time you […]

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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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