Category: Working Parents

temping

Why Temping Can Be Good For Your Career

Temping can sometimes be viewed as an in-between job, something you grab when you’re trying to land a “real” position. But whether you’re simply looking for a new 9-5 or trying to onramp to an as-of-yet unexplored career choice, temping…

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How to Care for Yourself When You Travel

When you’re traveling for your job, there are often so many work-related details that are demanding your attention. But it’s also equally important to practice some serious self-care while you’re away from your family, too. Learn how to take care of…

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Morning Mayhem Makeovers

By their very nature, mornings are manic. You’re trying to not only get your kids fed, dressed, ready and out the door, but you also need to put pants on, too. For the times when it feels like your a.m.’s…

working mothers

The Working Mothers of Today

Over my twenty years in journalism, I have asked one question, without fail, for every interview. “How do you balance it all?” For the most part, I would get pat answers. “It’s easy,” some would say. “Well, I have an…

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How to Bring Your Child to Work With You

How to Bring Your Child to Work With You If you lost the daily battle to make it to the school bus on time, bringing your kids with you to work is sometimes inevitable. But it’s completely acceptable to tote…

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How to Build Work Boundaries When You’re on Maternity Leave

You’re primed to live on deadlines and thrive on all-nighters. But then, your little one arrives and you can’t even imagine opening another email ever again. If you’re looking to spend quality time with your baby sans work interruptions, here…