Posts Tagged working moms


Back to school…the busiest time of year!

It’s August. How is that possible? What does August matter, you may ask? Well, in most places in the country, it’s the start of a new school year. Yes, I realize the calendar year starts in January, but for people who have school age kids, August is the month when everything starts fresh. A new […]

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Mommy guilt…let it go

I know all moms feel “mommy guilt” at some point. Monday was my day. It’s spring break for Clay, but since this is one of the busiest weeks of the year at work I couldn’t take time off. Chase is busier than ever at work right now too, so he’s only able to take Friday […]

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Finding balance

I did gymnastics until I was 15. Which I laugh about now, considering it’s only after two years of Dailey Method classes that I can finally touch my toes again and only on a good day can I hold positions that require balance. I wasn’t always like this, though. My best event in gymnastics was […]

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Having It All – Part 2

Just over a year ago, I wrote this post, on “Having It All.” It’s something all moms strive for, but relatively few achieve. Nearly three months after leaving my job, I have a feeling I’m getting closer. When I wrote the original post, I said that more often than not, I felt like I had […]

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Time management: use note cards!

All parents are busy, and time management does not come naturally to most people. As my kids have gotten older, I’ve realized how important it is to find time for your work, your kids, your spouse and yourself. But, how do you find it? And more importantly, how do you make sure everything you need […]

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Entrepreneur or homemaker?

Avery went through my magazines this morning and asked to take Inc. and Southern Living with her in the car to school. Of course she can’t read and doesn’t realize the significance of her selections. It struck me though and that’s why I took a picture. It made me wonder which choice she’ll make as […]

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Choices

We’ve all heard clichés about life being full of choices, but I didn’t understand the magnitude of these choices until I became a parent. When you are single, your choices mainly affect you. Getting married adds some complexity, but nothing compared to the responsibility you take on when you have kids and the decisions you make, both good […]

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