Working Moms

Inspiring Mompreneur: Julie Pickens, CEO and Founder of Boogie Wipes

Julie PIckens
Moms are amazing! And not just at being moms. We know plenty of mothers who are also savvy innovators and businesswomen, and we're in awe of what they do! We're getting up close and personal with them and finding out their secrets to success in our new Inspiring Mompreneur series. First up, Julie Pickens, CEO and... read more

20 Moments That Make You Realize You’re a Mom

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Mother's Day is just around the river bend -- and what better way to mark the moment you became a mom than by traveling back in time to revisit each milestone in your adventure? While the kids make presents, your partner preps Sunday morning brunch and you celebrate all the ways those little hands and... read more

Bumpie Buzz: Khloe Kardashian Says She’ll Try Hormones to Get Pregnant

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Breastfeeding While Traveling? Here’s How to Make It Work

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So, you're a breastfeeding working mom. You've returned to the grind, found your rhythm and you're finally  starting to feel like you're getting the swing of this... And then just like that, boom -- you're confronted with your first business trip! Mine came right at my baby's four month mark. While I was... read more

The 5 Types of Moms We All Know

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We all know we shouldn’t compare ourselves to other moms. It’s not right to judge or stereotype. Yeah, yeah… yeah. We also know we all do it and it can sometimes even serve a useful purpose. Who among us hasn’t wanted to be a little more like that mom and a little less like that... read more

Moms Should Learn to Trust, Not Bully, Each Other

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After becoming a mom this past September, I was unpleasantly startled to find that there is a lot of drama out there in the world of moms. Whether it is between the boob or the bottle, bed-sharing or cry-it-out, the battles go on and on. It's exhausting. Can we even coexist amidst all of... read more

Wardrobe Must-Haves for Every Working Mom

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I walked into work the other day, fresh off spending the last few hours with my 7-month old. I made the usual rounds, coffee in hand, chatting it up with the boss and co-workers.  I suppose it was about two hours later when I shut the door to my office and settled in for a... read more

The Breastfeeding Mom’s Stress-Free Guide to Going Back to Work

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There are so many things that I wasn’t prepared for when it came to motherhood: how much I would love my new baby girl, how my priorities could change so dramatically and so quickly, and just how hard breastfeeding would be with my schedule. I returned to my job just five weeks after... read more

A Week in the Life of a Stay-At-Home Mom

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Want to end the Mommy Wars? We've created Moms for Moms Day with CTWorkingMoms.com in an effort to support, encourage and stand behind each other's choices, judgments aside. Join moms (and moms-to-be!) by sharing your Mommy Truths with us. When my first child was a baby, before I started working again, my husband... read more

How to Leave the House With Two Children — A Mom’s Guide

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If you've read the title of this post, you probably are expecting a clear, concise answer as to how the heck you can get out of your home in one piece with two small children... I hate to disappoint you, but I don't know either. After recently adding a newborn daughter to our family of... read more