Tag Archives: Working Moms

Six Ways to Become a Mompreneur

The role of the stay-at-home mom is important. Giving full-time care to children is a lessening trend in the U.S. A Gallup poll reports that while 24 percent of U.S. adult women are working mothers, only 14 percent can stay … 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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Didja hear? I got a new job!

There’s something I’ve been meaning to tell you. I’ve got a new job! Well, I’ve been there since August, so it’s more of a new-ish job. I’m the web editor for The Chicago Reporter. It’s an investigative magazine in Chicago … Continue reading

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A Snapshot from This Woman Trying To Juggle It All

So I, along with millions others, have read Ann-Marie Slaughter’s piece in the Atlantic entitled “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All.” I’m not going to pontificate on whether indeed we can have it all. (That hearty exchange is on … Continue reading

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2011

It’s the day that I spend time looking back on the year that’s passed and today I’m visiting old blog posts to guide me down memory lane. Here are my top 10 posts of the year. Thank you for taking … Continue reading

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Next Stop: Happiness

*I wrote this last weekend as sort of a therapeutic exercise for myself. Since this is my blog and my space, I figured, why not post it?* Wow. Here I am, my last day as an AP newswoman. Yes, that’s … Continue reading

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Reveling In My Land Of Nod

Greetings and salutations from my own little Land of Nod. I arrived here on Jan. 4 and it’s the best place I’ve been in about five years. I believe you would refer to this dreamy locale as “maternity leave.” I’m … Continue reading

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Mommy Guilt: Save The Guilt For Late-Night Ice Cream and Pizza

When I’m at work, I feel guilty for not spending more time with my kid. When I’m with my kid, I feel bad for not doing more for work. Either way, I feel guilty. It’s like that for moms. We … Continue reading

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Finding a Balance in Juggling Demanding Careers

As a journalist, my job is demanding. The hours can be long and are often inflexible, but I love it. I was bit by the bug when I was 16 and haven’t turned back. Hubby’s job is no cake walk … Continue reading

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The Sleep Battle: Will This War Ever Be Won?

I got kicked in the nose. Time: 1:53 a.m. Place: My bed. Alleged Offender: My kid. Sound familiar? Hey fellow moms, what is it with this sleep, or lack of sleep, thing? He’s almost three and we’re still struggling with … Continue reading

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