Career

Career development and advancement for the working mom

There is so much pressure today for women to “have it all.”  We want to have the perfect career with the perfect kids and the perfect house.  Everyone we know is posting Instagram-worthy pictures showing their seemingly wonderful lives.  The truth is that it’s very hard to be a working parent.  You’re constantly trying to… Continue reading Career development and advancement for the working mom

Career · Style

Career mom’s guide to dressing stylishly for work

It is definitely a challenge for me to get ready in the morning while trying to get the kids ready at the same time.  Because my husband has to leave for work an hour earlier than I do, I end up being the parent in charge of changing, dressing, and feeding the kids.   If… Continue reading Career mom’s guide to dressing stylishly for work

Motherhood

Pumping tips for the new mom

In my previous post on breastfeeding, I talked about nursing tips.  In this post, I am focusing on pumping.  Some moms rely exclusively on pumping rather than breastfeeding for a myriad of reasons: their baby was preterm, they developed mastitis, or breastfeeding was not an option.  Regardless, pumping is essential for maintaining your milk supply,… Continue reading Pumping tips for the new mom