Category: Working Mom

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 (yea, 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. Easy, time-saving tips for working moms But we can make things easier on ourselves and our busy schedules by finding ways to streamline and simplify our tasks. Read on for some of my time-saving tips and how I streamline my busy life as a working mom.   Streamline your busy mom life: Automate all the […]

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How I practice self-care on my commute

How I practice self-care on my commute

Working moms who work outside the home envy those who work from home most over one particular item: their lack of commute. If your commute is anything like mine, you’re probably super stressed by the time you even arrive at work in the morning. Oh, how I would love to see teleportation invented already, so I don’t have to drive to and from work on a daily basis. I waste spend about 3 hours on average every day on the road, thanks to the wonder that is Houston traffic. How is a busy mom to cope with such a long commute? […]

Posted April 5, 2017 by Julie in TopPosts, Working Mom, / 0 Comments
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How to Introduce a New Nanny to Your Kids

How to Introduce a New Nanny to Your Kids

Great Ways to Introduce a New Nanny to Your Kids As a working mom, a full-time parent of two and a social butterfly, having a plan for taking care of my kids is a must. Of course, they always come first, and as far as priorities go, I’ve never found it difficult to take as much time off as necessary to dedicate myself only to them, like when my son had the measles and my daughter had an ear infection. But as much as I like developing my career and going for a cup of coffee with my best friend […]

Posted March 29, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, Working Mom, / 0 Comments
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What I’ll miss about having a Nanny and what I’m looking forward to with Daycare

What I’ll miss about having a Nanny and what I’m looking forward to with Daycare

Having a person care for my child in my own home as been absolutely wonderful. When we were deciding whether to hire a nanny or take our baby to a daycare center, there were so many factors we considered. An in-home nanny/babysitter type situation was perfect for us, and  I will miss it now that it is coming to an end. My nanny gave her notice, and today is her last day. I thought it would be fitting to reflect on our time together and the peace of mind she provided. Sure, it hasn’t been easy to having a stranger […]

Posted October 14, 2016 by Julie in Parenting, TopPosts, Working Mom, / 30 Comments
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How To Cook Healthier, Quicker Meals As A Working Mom

How To Cook Healthier, Quicker Meals As A Working Mom

Life as a working mom is never simple. You love your work, and wouldn’t want to quit it – after all, it’s what provides for your children. But finding time to do anything other than work and run after your kids can be quite the challenge at times. It is for this reason that cooking somehow ends up at the bottom of the list. It’s easy to make ourselves feel bad about this, but it’s something millions of moms struggle with every day. More and more families these days are relying on convenience foods, fast foods, and microwave meals. The […]

Posted September 9, 2016 by Julie in Food, Guest Posts, Working Mom, / 5 Comments
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How to Prepare Freezer Meals to make Dinner Time Easy

How to Prepare Freezer Meals to make Dinner Time Easy

Why does dinner always seem like an oversight and something that we rush to throw together on an almost daily basis? I’ve struggled with coming up with a family meal plan, but we just end up scrambling on weekends to come up with our food plan and shopping list. Sometimes we do well and pull together a list of recipes that are easy to double, and we have leftovers for lunch the next day or even two nights of food. But we still are not organized enough, and every week we have to go through the same process. Are you […]

Posted August 12, 2016 by Julie in Food, Reviews, TopPosts, Working Mom, / 28 Comments
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What important details you should include in a Nanny Contract

What important details you should include in a Nanny Contract

Hiring a nanny to care for your children is a process, and every process has important steps. First, we need to decide whether a nanny will fit our needs, and we went through a decision process of nanny care versus a daycare center. Next, we need to have our nanny interview questions ready for when we meet with potential nannies. Finally, when we select the person we wish to hire as our nanny, we need a nanny contract in place.   Why you need a Nanny Contract An agreement or contract between the nanny and your family is meant to […]

Posted August 8, 2016 by Julie in Parenting, TopPosts, Working Mom, / 14 Comments
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10+ Breastfeeding Moms Share their Tips

10+ Breastfeeding Moms Share their Tips

I remember those moments, his eyes fluttering and his tiny little body relaxing against me as he begins to drink. That soft baby curled up around me, us bonding in such a special way. The milk drunk face with pouty lips and an expression of pure relaxed bliss. I cherish those memories of breastfeeding my son. Breastfeeding is a topic that is near to my heart, even if I am no longer nursing. I shared our journey on multiple occasions, sharing the good with the bad, the struggles with our joys. Between World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month, this month is […]

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Tips to Maintain the Work-Mom Life Balance

Tips to Maintain the Work-Mom Life Balance

Being a working mom is tough for many reasons. You miss your little child all day while you’re at work, you come home tired and still need to save some energy to spend time with that sweet child, as well as uphold the home. It is easy for you to get overwhelmed with everything, which is why finding balance is so vital. Tips to Maintain the Work-Mom Life Balance Understand and embrace the fact that things have changed. The fastest way to mom guilt city is to expect everything to remain as it was with such a massive shift in […]

Posted May 23, 2016 by Julie in Parenting, TopPosts, Working Mom, / 50 Comments
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7 Workplace Health Hacks for Working Moms

7 Workplace Health Hacks for Working Moms

We working moms have our plates so full that we can’t see past the water glass sometimes. Ok, so a silly punny thing to say, but in all seriousness, you know I’m right. Sometimes it is difficult to balance it all, and we tend to put ourselves last. It is not easy to take care of our own health while working full time and taking care of a family. I wish it was. But, there are a few things we can do while at work to help take care of ourselves, even a little, and to remain healthy. Healthy Hacks […]

Posted April 19, 2016 by Julie in Health, Working Mom, / 8 Comments
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