The Diary of A Working Mother
Mother, Wife, Daughter, CEO (of the house, of course!), Sister, Leader, Employee, Volunteer, Mentor…sound familiar? Chances are, the titles above describe a fraction of the actual roles you hold in your life and the number of times your brain switches from one role to the next throughout the day (let alone a minute) is endless. I’ve just barely started my journey as a full-time Working Mother. Looking back at my pregnancy, I realized that in the numerous books I’ve read to help prepare me on my journey, not one provided any advice, shared any insight or provide guidance on how to cope with the emotional ups and downs, tug-of-war and guilt (at least that’s the primary feeling I experienced in the first year) you experience as a Working Mother. The information that I intend to share with you is solely based on my experience and the “Aha!” moments and lessons learned along the way is my attempt to help inform my fellow Working Mothers (or to-be-working mothers) of slight modifications that can be made to your everyday life to help manage the territory that comes with being a Working Mother.
Over the past year, I found out that I’m either really good at planning and organizing my work OR really good at planning and organizing home, but the marriage of work and home has proven to be quite difficult. One of my New Year’s Resolutions ... Read more...
I finally have a few minutes to sit down and write this blog post. I have to admit that for a while, things have been a bit hectic. Work has been busy, life has been busy, and I've been feeling a little overwhelmed with everything. One thing is is ... Read more...