Tag: working moms

The Productivity Myth: How My To-Do List Haunts Me During Distance-Learning

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Every morning starts the same way. I wake up before my children and brew a round of delicious, warm coffee. I breathe in the...

10 Back-to-School Meal Prep Tips

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I consider myself a meal prep advocate that has been practicing what I teach since 2018. When my kids transitioned to distance learning in...

Plan for Distance Learning: No-Stress Fall

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We are social-distancing and working from home... and in-person school is out for fall. This is the new normal. For many, distance learning in...

An Educator’s View on Returning to School In-Person

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As a school employee, I've been asked by many friends, families and neighbors about my feelings regarding the reopening of schools. My answer changes...

Stop Getting Arm-Grabbed and Start Having a Night of Ease

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You know the feeling. The one where you get home and suddenly everyone needs you, right now, no exceptions. That’s mom life with constant...

I’m Sorry. No, Thank You.

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To me, single motherhood can be summed up in one word: Late. I wake up late, the kids are never to school on time, I...

Can I Put “Mom” on My Resume’s List of Skills?

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After ten years as a stay-at-home mom, I've begun taking steps towards my dream career. Three years ago I enrolled in a graduate program,...

10 Potential Careers for Busy Moms

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Motherhood requires a lot of hard work, patience, and time. Even though it’s a 24/7/365 job, it has countless ‘precious moments’ as its reward....

Mom Instinct: Finding the Balance Between Trusting Myself and Following Others

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Since becoming a mom five years ago, I never felt like I had a "mom instinct." I feel like I got 99% of my...

A Day in the Life of a Working Mom and Stay...

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My job brought us to Portland in 2016. Our initial plan was for my husband to find a job and us put our four-month-old...