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Working Mothers

On Matt Lauer Asking GM CEO if She Can Do Job Well AND Be a Good Mom & The Double Standard of Women in Business

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Yesterday, during an interview, Matt Lauer asked GM CEO, Mary Barra, if she thought she could both run the company and be a good mom at the same time. I’m paraphrasing a bit – the exact question was: “Your kids said they’re going to hold you accountable for one job, and that is being a […]

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Managing Home Life and Work When Homeschooling

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I’m a work-from-home, homeschooling mother of two. My days are filled with curricula, activities, meals, writing, and if I can fit it in, cleaning. For a long time I had a really difficult time juggling home life and work and homeschooling. I still have days when I feel overwhelmed, but luckily they aren’t as frequent […]

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Sample Meal Plan for a Week Full of Puerto Rican Food, Plus a Pollo Guisado Recipe

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{Sponsored content} Meal planning is now my best friend. I went years without menu planning and now can’t believe I ever went without planning my dinner menu in advance! Planning your meals for dinner ahead of time not only saves time in the kitchen, it also helps you with grocery shopping. Since I know what […]

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Time for Mom: 5 Ideas for a Quick Me-Time Break

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{Sponsored content} I know it’s hard for us moms to consistently find me-time. Sure, we can occasionally make time for ourselves and take a little break, but let’s be honest, very few moms do this on a weekly basis. Right? Something more achievable, though, is to periodically squeeze in a mini-break. Let me share how […]

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Planning Meals for Dinner in Advance: Sample 2-Week Menu Plan

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I’ve previously shared with you the benefits of menu planning, plus shared a sample menu plan and more recently, a full weekly dinner menu plan. Menu planning has definitely been beneficial in our household and allows me to stay on top of meals for dinner each day, even while working. I no longer have to […]

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