Tag: working moms

Meet a Boston Mom :: Jackie Bruno of NECN and NBC10...

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Meet Jackie Bruno, anchor of "The Ten" on NECN and NBC10 Boston. Moms don’t get the recognition they deserve! As a business run BY local...

Coming Clean About My Double Life… as a Working Mom

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When I started a new job last December, I debated when, or if, I would mention to my colleagues that I had an infant...

Why I Left the Career I Loved :: Becoming a Stay-at-Home...

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I thought I could be great at mommying while being great at teaching. I planned birthday parties, attended school events, packed five lunches every night, and scheduled play dates and outings. By social media standards, I was killing it. But I wasn’t. I was on autopilot, and there were glitches I had no time to catch or fix.

Boston Moms Guide to Drop-In Childcare

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Here at Boston Moms Blog, we know how tricky it is to find spontaneous childcare. So we put together this guide of childcare providers that offer "drop-in" hours for parents. Each childcare provider has different specifications, costs, and options, but all offer flexible, drop-in childcare for your daytime coverage needs!

#MomsToo :: My Story of Anti-Mom Bias at Work

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I'm an offender of anti-mom bias — toward myself. I've completely discounted my own abilities, expertise, and commitment. But I'm saying it now. #MomsToo

The World of the Part-Time SAHM

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Recently, some friends and I went to brunch at the Fairmount Grille in Hyde Park. We talked about women from college who went full...

Should You Go Back to College After Having Kids?

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It was a celebration-filled weekend when one of my closest friends, after a 15-year hiatus, graduated from law school. As college "first-years" this friend...

Sometimes, Being a Working Mom Just Plain Sucks!

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I am a working mom and, by nature, an optimist. If you know me, you know that I try to put a positive spin...

What Would You Change?

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Sitting with a group of adult students that I teach, I showed them a list of questions from the NY Times, guaranteed to make...