How to Mentally Prepare to Return to Work as a New Mom

Going back to work after having a baby is a huge transition! Check out these tips for preparing yourself to return to work. #newmom #workingmom #momlife #pregnant #firsttimemom

Last Halloween, I remember sitting on my couch holding my tiny 6-week-old son next to an old friend. His sister had a baby right before I did, and in conversation he casually said to me “are you so ready to get back to work? My sister can’t wait to get back to normal.” I wasn’t really sure that I understood what he was saying! I could not imagine leaving my son alone all day, let alone being excited to go back to work. Even more, I couldn’t imagine anything in my life being “normal” the way that it had been before my baby was born. read more

5 Reasons I’m Okay With Being A Working Mother (Guest Post by Baby Brain)

Being a working mom can be rough, but there are many things that make it worth doing! #workingmom #workingmomlife #momlife

Hey all! Today I am excited to share another guest post with you. This one is from Sarah over at Baby Brain. Sarah is a fellow working mom, and just like all of us, she acknowledges that being a working mom comes with some downsides. (If you’d like to bond over those, check out my post 10 Things That Suck About Being a Working Mom.) Today we are going to focus on the upsides. There are definitely some great things that go along with the hardship. Keep reading to see Sarah’s post: 5 Reasons I’m Okay With Being A Working Mother. read more

Can You Afford to be a Stay-At-Home-Mom?

If you are expecting or have a little one, it can be hard to leave him or her to go to work everyday. It can also be hard for a family to live on one income. Find out how to figure out if you can afford to be a stay at home mom (or dad).

One of the biggest decisions for a family to make when having a baby is if both parents go back to work after baby comes. For some, the choice is obvious. Some moms and dads love their careers and wouldn’t think of leaving them. For some, especially us mom, the choice really comes down to our current financial situation. read more

10 Reasons MLM Companies are Great for Moms

MLM, direct sales, network marketing companies are a great way for moms to make extra income from home. Just why are so many moms jumping on the MLM band wagon?

Social media is definitely changing the way that we all shop, and it seems like multi-level-marketing companies, aka MLM’s, are becoming more popular by the day. These companies allow families to have one parent work from home, watch the children, and still provide an addition to the family income. Some of them do it full time, and some of them are working in addition to another job. read more

10 Great Direct Sales Companies for Moms

Direct sales companies are a great way for moms to make money without taking time away from their homes and families. Hear from 10 moms about their experiences working from home in 10 of the best network marketing companies for moms.

Direct sales, multi-level marketing, and network marketing companies are everywhere right now! It seems like everywhere you turn on social media, one of your friends is trying to sell you something, right? While sometimes these companies get a bad name from the “product pushers” out there, direct sales companies are a great way for moms to make extra income, socialize, and have a job while spending time with their little ones. This post will dig into 10 of the best direct sales companies for moms.
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How to Keep Your Focus At Work

Keeping your focus when you are a working mom can be rough! Check out this post for tips on how to fight mom brain and stay on track.

Between mom brain, missing your kiddo, and the added responsibilities at home, it is totally understandable that a working mom can be a little scatterbrained. It can be hard to keep the balance between your work life and your home life. Some days it is hard to stay focused and motivated at work – especially if you don’t want to be there at times. If you are anything like me, you have 105738 moments throughout your work day where you have to stop and go “ok, what was I doing?” read more

10 Things That Suck About Being a Working Mom (Plus 6 Things that Rock)

This post will cover the best and worst things about being a working mom. 10 things that suck, and 6 things that rock.

I love that our society is supportive of the mom bosses in our work force. It’s great that women have the opportunity to have a career and a family. Some women really love doing both and would be absolutely miserable if they felt forced into being stay at home moms. In the interest of honesty – I am not one of those women. Whether you are a career-driven lady or are just working to pay the bills, I think that we can all agree that there are things about being a working mom that suck. read more