Working Moms

‘Lunchbox Dad’ Takes Packed Lunch to a Whole New Level

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Heard of Lunchbox Dad? If not, then allow me the pleasure. Beau is a proud daddy of two who takes lunch time very seriously (which is why he's a man after my own heart!). Each week he comes up with the most colorful, creative and downright hilarious meal ideas to get his young... Read more

Your 9-to-5 Is Hurting Your Baby’s Health, New Study Says

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A hop, skip and jump across the pond, where the paella is better than you'd even imagine, Spanish researchers have delivered some seriously sucky news: Moms who choose not work have healthier babies. Which means that working moms are less likely to have healthy babies. Insert sad face here. Behind study author Libertad González, the... Read more

Help Us End the Mommy Wars at Our Moms for Moms Event!

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On Tuesday, March 4th, we'll be hosting our first ever Moms for Moms event with CTWorkingMoms.com in an effort to put the kabosh -- once and for all -- on the mommy wars. We're asking moms across the country (and around the globe!) to share their own Mommy Truths on social... Read more

An Open Letter to Kate Middleton About Finding a New Nanny

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Dear Catherine, The latest word across the globe is that you and Will are on the hunt for a new caregiver for your precious little man, Prince George. Being the world's most famous Royal, you'll undoubtedly be flooded by seemingly highly qualified candidates boasting higher education degrees, fancy breeding, white glove service and... Read more

You’ll Spend More on Your Infant’s Child Care Than a Family of Four Will Spend on Food

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If I were to tell you that childcare costs for your kid would run you higher than it would to feed a family of four, you'd laugh in my face, wouldn't you? Yes, you would. And the bad news is: You shouldn't. A report released three days ago revealed something that should make us all... Read more

66 Percent of Women Think Pregnancy Puts Their Career at Risk — Do You?

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A surprising new poll performed by MaternityCover.com found that more than two-thirds of women feel like they're risking their jobs by taking maternity leave. The study asked 1,3000 women how they feel about their careers and a shocking seven-in-ten admitted that they feel their job is more vulnerable if they take... Read more

6 Things I Loved and 5 More I Hated About Going Back to Work After Baby

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Many people have asked me how life has settled since returning back to work three weeks ago. Most wonder if it is more difficult to leave home after having your second child and many want to know if it’s possible to be productive at work when your baby still isn’t sleeping through the... Read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Best (and Worst!) Careers for Working Moms

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Thinking about having a baby.... or a career change now that you have a little one? Being a working mom can be hard, but Bumpies on the Working Moms board share both the best and worst careers, in their experience, for moms: "I am a software engineer, and overall I think it's a pretty... Read more

Bumpie Buzz: 5 Adorable Celebrity Grandparents We Love!

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Study Says Working Moms are More Stressed, but Is It All in Their Minds?

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New research, presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in New York City, found that thinking is associated with increased stress and negative emotions for mothers. Researchers, led by Dr. Shira Offer, the assistant professor of sociology and anthropology at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, focused on the "mental labor" surrounding the physical... Read more