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Working Mothers

Need Help With Your Morning Routine? IKEA First :59 Offers Tips!

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Over the last 8 years that I’ve been blogging, I’ve shared many reflections on what modern motherhood and being a modernmami means in my world. In fact, one of the reasons why I began this blog is because as a working mother, I know first-hand how challenging it can be to juggle all aspects of […]

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5 Tips for a Stress-Free Morning Routine Before School & Work

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Morning routines can often be hectic when you’ve got school-age children. Depending on your work arrangements and overall household’s schedule, the logistics of the morning can be quite stressful when you factor in all that has to be accomplished in such a short period of time. You may have to get yourself dressed and ready […]

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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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