work life balance

Motherhood: More Than a Juggling Act

Motherhood

I’m on maternity leave as of December 8: The following is a guest post by Jeannette Kaplun. Those who know me well, say that I always seem to be on the run. But I know I’m not the only one. Moms everywhere seem to be scrambling for time and we usually manage to juggle (sometimes, […]

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Working Mothers and the Holiday Season

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I’m on maternity leave as of December 8: The following is a guest post by Justice Fergie. Harvest Festivals, Halloween Parades, Pumpkin Patch Field Trips, Thanksgiving Feasts, Christmas Plays, Fall Break and Winter Break…if you’ve got school-aged children in school then the holiday season can be a time of both joy and stress!  Managing your […]

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Baby on the Way: Preparing for Changes in Work-Life Balance

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Just when I started feeling like I had a bit of a handle on this work-life balance thing, I will be needing to redefine, readjust, and re-prioritize, well everything, in the coming weeks. Our second child will soon be here and come early December, the balance in our house will be thrown out the door. […]

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7 Tips for Finding ‘Me’ Time

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This post was first published on November 30, 2009. Plenty of people find it difficult to get some time alone. We’re all busy with work, our home life, family, activities, and just life in general. It can be hard to find some time for yourself. But, more and more, I see that women and moms […]

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Unplugging and Going Offline to Increase Your Life’s Balance

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Last week, I unplugged four out of the five weeknights. After 4:30/5 pm, I was off the computer and remained off. One night I was forced to unplug, but that’s another story you can read about on 40weeks Plus. However, what I realized last week was how great unplugging can be. I still think I […]

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