Tag: childcare

Some thoughts on childcare.

I recently watched an interview with Kelly Corrigan (one of my favorite authors) and Margaret Atwood (a well-known prolific author whose work I’m embarrassed to say I’ve never read).  Kelly has started this video series with help from Medium.  The premise of Foreword is that she asks some of the world’s big thinkers about big ideas.  We

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Is it Discrimination? Pregnancy, Parenthood and Your Rights in the Workplace

  Although my practice is now focused on special education matters, I still get plenty of employment law questions these days, as is evident from the many comments I am still getting on my FMLA post.  From time to time, an employee will ask me if something that was said or done in their workplace

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Why Do We Do It?

When you really think about it, the whole scenario is ridiculous — a recipe for disaster. You meet someone, and no matter how well you think you know him/her, even if you’ve been together for years before making it official, you still don’t know how s/he will react in every situation. You just hope his/her reaction

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Start Small, Stay Small? Solopreneur Moms and the Benefits of a Home Law Office

So I’m about two months into the solo law practice, work-at-home mom gig.  I have some billable work as well as a couple upcoming seminars (one of which is tomorrow – eek!), and things are actually happening for me, which is really great.  And at the same time, a bit challenging. Everything is sort of

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Two days, two girls, five lessons

It was my pleasure to hang out with fellow blogger Michelle’s daughter Lillian for two days this week. It was so much fun for the girls to have such an extended play date! And as a momma who doesn’t plan on having any more children, I’ve learned a couple things about having more than one

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Childcare Challenges During the Holidays

Guest Post Written by Louise Casinelli Ryon We all love the Holidays – that wonderful time from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day. As a working mother however, holidays do present unique challenges like school and childcare closings. What do you do for and the week between Christmas and New Year? Our son is in second grade

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