Is your terrible work life balance your boss’ fault? Plus free check list to help you figure it out

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Work-life balance, having work and life on opposing sides with just the perfect amount of time spent on each side – is not achievable. This pursuit of perfection will never happen. Life is messy.  Instead, focus on building your unique lifestyle where you are okay with how you prioritize different elements of your life. That is a work-life  balance […]

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The Maternal Wall: How to Disrupt Bias Against Working Mothers

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“One of the worst career moves a woman can make is to have children”, states Clair Cain Miller in the New York Times. Given an identical CV to review, with only 4 words added to the one (member of the PTA); 79% of participants chose the candidate who is not a mother. Mothers are 50% less likely […]

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Moms, Step Up and Take Your Seat at The Table… The Play Table

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Are you a working mom who is kicking ass and taking names at work? And you are giving your all to make time for your family but you struggle with work life balance? We all know this is not a perfect balance, but we are all doing our best. I have just completed reading Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes. One of the ideas […]

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Life Lately Update and Why I Am Writing a Blog for Working Moms

I started writing on the blog about two months ago, and I wanted to share an update of how this has been going. In this post, I will cover: why i write why i want to write about working moms and their careers currently reading, watching, anticipating and feeling   I write. Writing has given […]

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Do I still need to ‘lean in’ when I am just so tired?

I came across Sheryl Sandberg and Lean In when I was on maternity leave with Caitlyn (December 2013). I was planning my move back to work and I was struggling coming to terms with being a mom and how that fitted in with wanting a a career as well. Then…I caught an interview with Oprah […]

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Dear stressed out mom – take care of yourself

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Women are 70% more likely to suffer from work related stress than men. Women are also known to be masters at juggling home, work and friends leaving them over stretched.  In that regard taking care of yourself, need to be intentional. Incorporate these 4 practical lifestyle changes right now to take better care of yourself. I am a work in progress and trust […]

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