By: Dr. Tanvi Maharaja, PT DPT Recently I came across a post in social media narrating an incident involving a woman who returned to work after a one year gap and was turned down for an interview by HR, citing the gap and questioning her ability (or deterioration thereof) because of said gap. Now stuff like this … More The Stunning, Absolutely Brilliant, Freaking Glorious Hole in My Resume
By: Carolyn Coleman I recently experienced the death of a co-worker. It’s been hard to process because you don’t always know how to cope with the death of a co-worker. Our co-workers are very much like extended family; we spend most of our waking hours with them. There are many reasons why coping with the … More Coping with the Death of a Co-Worker
By: Heather Desmond O’Neill A few weeks ago I wrote a blog (Working Moms) about how difficult it was for me to go back to work after my son was born. I had no idea I was about to experience another extremely difficult transition …. The first day of kindergarten. Kindergarten has been a hot … More The First Day of Kindergarten
By: Heather Desmond O’Neill As September approaches and I gear up to head back into my full-time job in a local public school, I’m reminded of my first day back to work as a mom: I was dressed and on my way to work for the first time in 6 months and as I pick up … More Working Moms
By: Janice Johnson-Plumer As I rushed to take my son to football practice, I noticed I was the only parent there. There have been many times when I have dropped my son off, gone for a run, returned, and I still do not see any parents. The question I keep asking myself is, “Where are … More Where Are The Parents?
By: Heather Desmond O’Neill “Mama, I’m going to miss you … just one more hug, please???” Ugh. And guilt has kicked me in the stomach, again. Being a working mom has its advantages and its disadvantages. There are mornings when I want to wake them, hold them and smother them with kisses, and there are mornings … More Guilt
By: Sheila Gaudet As “Mommy Bloggers” a lot of what we write about involves our children. If it weren’t for them, we wouldn’t fit the role, right? I truly believe that when we make the decision to become parents, we take on a huge responsibility to protect, nurture,, and guide our children to adulthood. For … More I Am More Than A Mom
By: Martianne Stanger Summer weather is upon us and even though it brings delight to some, for my husband, it can instigate drudgery. You see, he has a very long daily commute. And, since the A/C in his car broke over a year ago, with no funds to repair it, he gets to make a … More A Cure for a Long, Hot Commute: Dinner, Dancing and Delight by the Sea
By: Robin Ruehrwein I work from home and basically what I do is price home owners insurance claims. Say someone claims a loss, whether it is due to a fire, flooding, or another one of Mother Nature’s furies, they would report it to their insurance company. The insured then works with an adjuster and together … More Oh, How I Miss My Sanity . . .
By: Tanya Pimental There is endless internet talk about the pros and cons of mothers who decide to stay at home, work at home, or head back into the work place after their babies are born. It is such a personal decision and one that comes with a lot of judgement no matter what you … More SAHM Transition to WAHM