Posts tagged "working mom"

Working from home with toddlers is messy beautiful wonderful

Going into my second week of working from home full time (this is temporary – a summer thing) and let me tell you this.  Working from home with toddlers is just like heading into the fancy downtown office!  I am so grateful I even get to do this, and most weeks I’m home Thursday and... Read more »

Damn, I look good in this swimsuit

Our next door neighbors have a pool.  Both the mom and the teenage daughter are outside in the pool and just walking around their yard devil may care in their swimsuits all the time.  And I am in awe.  You see as far back as I can remember, to when I was a young girl,... Read more »

You are Our People - An Ode to Our Magical Nanny

Each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, when we are up in the morning, ready to play play play, you swoop in with your magic bag and your gentle voice and your smile that lights up the whole block. We are sad to see Mommy and Daddy go, but we know we are absolutely safe with you... Read more »

The Most Difficult Moment for a Working Mom

“Is it difficult getting out the door every morning with twins?”  After someone asked me this today for the umpteenth time, I thought, well, I guess it kind of is, but not in the way they are probably asking about.  Physically, it’s not hard as once you kind of have a routine going, changes happen,... Read more »

I am No Wonder Woman

I am only one tiny woman for cripes sake.  And while I certainly do a lot, I am no Wonder Woman.  This notion of doing it all and being a super hero is not necessarily doing us any favors.  I’m already stretched way too thin (if only that would translate to my stomach) and that... Read more »
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