Tomorrow, I begin my new role as working mother. I wish I could say I’m excited for this change but to be honest I’m petrified, reluctant and feeling a sense of loss. It took us some time to get pregnant. I wanted to have a baby more than anything and when we realized it wasn’t going to
“The ideal situation for a parent is one that no one has – having a fulfilling job that requires you to work three days a week. It’s better for the parents, because they get to spend time with the children and also have a source of pride and achievement – and income – outside the
“I was surrounded by plenty of working moms, including my grandmother, a pediatrician, and my mother, a writer and producer…I just thought, Well, that’s what moms do. They work and raise their kids.” Maggie Gyllenhaal
I remember watching this when I was pregnant and just stumbled upon it again. I completely love it. Hope you do too.
“Like all working mothers, sometimes I feel like a terrible mother and sometimes I feel like a terrible employee. But for the most part, I try to give myself a break, which is something I urge all mothers to do – to live your life with a cloud of guilt about everything you are doing
What are you doing for yourself today?
“I think it’s a false trade-off to say quality time vs. quantity – you have to have both. So if you have long work hours like I did, how do you get rid of things in your life you don’t need in order to put that extra time into your children? I always supported the
So, yesterday I blogged about my journey back to running after having a baby a few months ago. Today I just wanted to point out how different life is when you have kids. I decided I want to get back into doing some strength training and we have a great video called Cyclo-Core. It has
So I have been using Amazon.com’s Subscribe and Save program for a few months now to buy diapers and have been saving a lot of money. I have been saving about $1/package off the retail price and they get delivered to my door with free shipping. Score! The other day I got an email to
I love my children unconditionally. I would donate any part of my body (and have) if they needed it, cancel every meeting or quit my job if they needed me to, stay up all night with their fevers and runny noses… Yes, I would stand in front of a bus for them. But you know…