Are you a mom who took maternity leave? It was the best vacation ever, right? Didn’t you just laze the days away on your unstained sofa, snuggled up with a good book and a glass of Cabernet while your precious one slept peacefully all night and day long? Didn’t you emerge from your two or … Read more about 9 Ways to Respond When Co-workers Call Your Maternity Leave “VACATION”
The U.S. has a long-standing reputation for simultaneously placing mothers on a pedestal like saints while also ignoring them when it comes to policies that govern everyday life. For many women, this disparity starts right from the beginning of their pregnancy journey, as they face a range of challenges that can make the experience of … Read more about 9 Things That Need to Change for Women Giving Birth in The U.S.
Will you go back to work after Baby is born? Or do you think you want to stay home? Making this decision is a difficult for many moms-to-be. Take a look at what moms and experts suggest to help ensure you make the best decision for both you and your family. To stay at home … Read more about Work after Baby: Should You Stay Home or Should You Go Back?
Balancing a toddler and a bottle in one arm and the coffee you’ve barely had a chance to sip in the other, with a diaper bag and briefcase slung over your shoulder, you twist your body to maneuver out the front door. And those are only the first few minutes of what working mothers face … Read more about Balancing Act: 7 Ways Working Moms Make It Work
It’s not always easy to make the transition from maternity leave to dealing with back-to-work guilt and anxieties. Your beautiful bundle has arrived, and it’s already time to go back to work. As with most working mothers, you’re more than likely experiencing endless anxieties. Should I return to work or not? Have I bonded enough … Read more about Should You Go Back to Work? Help for making the difficult post-baby employment decision
During pregnancy you have a lot to talk about, from how you’ll manage delivery room visitors to what characteristics you hope to find in a pediatrician. Don’t neglect these important conversations you’ll need to have before the baby arrives. You might have the layette planned, the diaper bag already packed, and your car seat installed in anticipation of your new … Read more about 10 Talks You’ll Want to Have before Baby Arrives