Work / Life Balance

10 things I learned in my first year as a first time mom

We’ve just celebrated surviving a year of caring for a little accident prone, non-verbal, demanding human, and that warrants some self-reflection.  Here’s the top ten lessons I learned in the last 365 days as a first time mom! This post may contain affiliate links.  If you click a link and purchase an item, I might… Continue reading 10 things I learned in my first year as a first time mom

Organization · Work / Life Balance

How to Plan Ahead & Reduce Decision Fatigue for Busy Working Moms

Our daily lives are made up of tons of decisions, ranging from small to large.  What outfit do I wear today?  Should I pack a lunch, or go through a drive-thru?  Water or soda?  What do I want for dinner?  Who is doing daycare pick-up / drop-off?  The endless choices are overwhelming, but planning ahead… Continue reading How to Plan Ahead & Reduce Decision Fatigue for Busy Working Moms

Work / Life Balance

Return to work after maternity leave

If you’re a working mom, maternity leave eventually comes to an end and back to work you go.  Whether it’s 2 weeks or 20 weeks, prepping yourself to leave your sweet, snuggly newborn seems traumatizing, overwhelming, and perhaps even impossible.  For me, I never seriously considered becoming a stay at home mom, but I dreaded… Continue reading Return to work after maternity leave