Meet Diana, author of LadydeeLG. Diana lives in New York, is a full-time working mom and just completed grad school. Whoa. A lot to handle for anyone. Diana shared with us how she survived grad school with her husband’s help and still managed to keep sane with some me time. Tell us about LadydeeLG. LadydeeLGContinue reading “The Interviews: Working Mom and Grad School”
You’re offered a vacation for you and your significant other, all expenses paid. Doesn’t that sound exciting and completely awesome? The hubs and I had the opportunity to take a 5-day business related cruise to Cozumel. When I heard the news, I was so excited and at the same time, totally freaked out about the kids.
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I am always excited about the new people I connect with online. It’s not often I meet them in person though. I’ve had the opportunity to met people at conferences, women who I admire and business owners. It’s fun to see people face to face after getting to know them online.
On the heels of the Yahoo! work from the home ban by Marissa Mayer, Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In was met with a hefty amount of backlash. In just under a month, gender roles and flexibility in the workplace came to the forefront. Debates flared and blogger keyboards burned up! My first reaction to the bookContinue reading “Book Review: Lean In… You won’t fall over”
I was searching through some of the archives and came across my sleep deprived blog posts. As working parents, we are in a shortage of sleep most of the time. I say parents because both me and the hubs struggle with the lack of sleep. If you have little ones, you probably know the drill when oneContinue reading “10 Tips to Get You Relaxed”
After seven years, I am saying good-bye to my corporate job. Life is supposed to go a certain way right? Work for a paycheck. Buy the house with the white picketed fence and have the family (2.5 kids to be exact). Earn your retirement. Then, retire.
I’ve been reading a lot about moms feeling overworked and struggling between career and motherhood and have listened to moms talk about it over the past few weeks. It’s so easy for us to strike up a conversation about work, motherhood and everything else in between. It feels good to know we are not alone with our strugglesContinue reading “Setting Boundaries You’ll Keep”
I have been really stressed, not to mention grumpy. It’s that ebb and flow thing I write about every now and then. It’s not about being positive, perky and fabulous 24/7. That would be just annoying, wouldn’t it? Taking care of the kiddos, work, home and all that falls in between has created overwhelm andContinue reading “Your Self-care Challenge”
A couple weeks ago, I took the time to get my hair colored/cut and got a pedicure. A big event for me that week. I planned to relax and read while the color set in my hair or during the pedicure. I have gone to the same salon off and on for a while soContinue reading “A Single Mom’s Journey”