Category Archives: Working Moms

Motherhood, Am I Doing This Right?

I’m sitting here at the top floor of my first blogging event in Portland. I was excited to cover the BabyFest Northwest because it was one where they reached out to me, which made me feel like I was starting … Continue reading

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Meet the Author: Jessica Vealitzek talks up her new book, how to write a novel as SAHM and getting published

Tuesday is the big day! It’s the big launch of my friend’s first novel, “The Rooms Are Filled.” It’s a touching story of a young boy who was forced to leave his family farm after his father suddenly dies and … Continue reading

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Practical and Fanciful Mother’s Day Gifts for Working Moms

Mom arrives to work impeccably dressed morning, knows everyone’s schedule, plus her own and rarely misses a deadline. She works all day, gets dinner set up and helps out with homework. Show how much you appreciate the daily contributions of … Continue reading

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My Gift For International Women’s Day: 4 Proven Tips for Entrepreneurs

Today is International Women’s Day, a day where there are thousands of events throughout the world to uplift, inspire and honor the achievements of the greater sex. Kidding (kinda) on the “greater” part, but I thought today would be a … Continue reading

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Being a Work-From-Home Mom Isn’t Easy: Are You up for It?

Working from home sounds like a dream. There’s no commute, you don’t have to throw your kids into daycare and you can work with your own equipment. If you run your own work-from-home business, you control the schedule and just … Continue reading

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#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen: Twitter reflects feminism’s problem with race

Did you guys catch the Twitterstorm that was #solidarityisforwhitewomen? If not, it’s still out there, read it. I was checking out my Twitterstream on Tuesday and first noticed it from @AngryBlackLady, who often has quite a few good gems. Naturally, … Continue reading

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When Will We Meet The Need for Paid Parental Leave?

What do you value most in life? Don’t think hard about it, just quickly rattle off two or three things. Got em’ yet? OK, so I betcha included in that list is your family. We all generally agree that family … Continue reading

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Leaning In: As A Work At Home Mom, Am I Doing It?

There’s been tons of talk about Sheryl Sandberg’s book, “Lean In” that’s somewhat grown into a mild modern feminist’s canon. Yet with all of this chatter, I do wonder if I’m doing “enough” with my career. Before being a mom, my identity was … Continue reading

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