Working Moms

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

Breastfeeding at the Office: How I Made It Work

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It's hard to believe my baby girl, Julia, is 3 months old today. I thoroughly enjoyed the 12 weeks that I had off from work to stay home with her, but our wallets would simply not allow us to live on my husband's income alone, so as of yesterday, I am officially a working mother. ... Read more

9 Quotes on Motherhood to Celebrate Michelle Obama’s 49th Birthday!

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Happy Birthday to the Mom-in-Chief, Michelle Obama! We  wanted to wish the First Lady a Happy Birthday from all of us here at The Bump and in order to do so, we rounded up nine of her most electrifying, heartfelt quotes on motherhood. Here's to the next 49! Plus, more from The Bump: Read more

Beyonce Dishes On Her New Role as a Working Mom

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Today is basically the best day of my life. Curious as to why? Well, my girl Beyonce is dishing on her high profile career, her work and her favorite role, mommy to baby beauty Blue Ivy Carter. A day that involves writing B is single-handedly the best day E-V-E-R. As we all know, Bey keeps... Read more