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Working Mothers

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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Why This Working Mom Agrees with Mayer’s ‘No Work from Home’ Policy

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Editor’s note: The following is an anonymous guest post from a working mom of one child. She shares her personal views on the recent discussions of working from home and Marissa Mayer’s ban on telecommuting for Yahoo employees. Last week, when I heard Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer was going to put a ban on telecommuting, […]

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