Tag: Being a Working Mom

Hey Pumping, Working Mom, You Get a Gold Star

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It’s baby round 2, pumping round 2. With my first, I was an exclusive pumper (EP). This next round, I was able to nurse....

I Am the Breadwinner

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Gender roles were fairly standard in my childhood home. My dad worked full-time, while my mom worked part-time + did the lion’s share of...

The First Day of Daycare Is the Hardest, Right?

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The first day is the hardest. This phrase was said to me again and again as I prepared to transition back to work after...

A Day in the Life of a Working Mom

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Some of my first memories are sitting on the floor of my mom’s office begging for candy. She worked as a secretary in the...

What I’ve Learned From Being Every Kind Of Working Mom

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  By my late twenties I had been in exactly 5 different office jobs in my field. Working my way up the ladder from each...

Saying Goodbye to Our Caregiver

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We can all agree raising children is better with a tribe, a squad, a group, help, whatever you want to call it. For a...

New Baby, New City, New Job: Finding My Way

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Being a new mom is hard, I think we can all agree on that. Throw in a move across the country while pregnant to...

The Job Hunt and the Baby Bump

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Sometimes life changes. Sometimes you have to make changes that you didn’t plan on. In some cases, FAST! That was my story. Two weeks into...

Mom and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

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My day started at 4 a.m. when Kiddo cried for me because he wet the bed and after I changed his sheets and got...

How to Get by When You Are Pregnant & Working

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As if creating a human inside your uterus wasn’t enough, many of us have to do it while holding down a job. What gives?! I...