Breastmilk and Conference Calls… Hard Truth About Working at Home with Baby

WAHM=Work at Home Mom. But how much work does one get done when working at home with baby? I was one of the lucky moms who got to work from home. I got to contribute financially to my family, and at the same time spend precious time with my baby. Dream come true, right? Well, it’s much harder than it sounds. What most people don’t understand, is that working from home meant my baby controls my schedule. The other day, […]

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5 Tips on Working from Home with Kids

Ah, working parenthood. The world of temper tantrums, conference calls, blowout diapers, deadlines, lack of sleep – oh and cute little angels who are the loves of your life, of course. Being a parent can be challenging; I don’t think anyone who has had children would deny it, but it’s also one of the most beautiful things in the world and I would not trade it for a minute. Although parenting, in general, is very challenging l, throw working from […]

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The Dinnertime Struggle… We Feel You

I used to cook fantastic dinners. Complete, balanced and without sounding cocky, impressive. Back when I was a mother of one, working full-time in a fast-paced,demanding PR agency, I came home almost every day and made delicious, thought-out meals. I don’t know how the hell I pulled it off. Since then, a lot has changed. And not just the dinnertime struggle. I got divorced. Remarried. Added another child to my brood. Quit the corporate thing and hatched my own business. […]

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Why does Christmas come so DAMN EARLY? A RANT!

Christmas in October?=Christmas too early! When I was a kid I looked forward to the change in the seasons. I enjoyed decorating for each holiday. My kids LOVE putting up decorations now too, but I’ve grown bitter, because every time I head into the store to buy something that reflects the given season, well – it’s out of stock, replaced with merchandise that I have absolutely no use for in a given season. Have you been in this position? Replace […]

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A Baby is Not the Best Accessory for a Job Interview | Slummy Mummy Episode Two “The Interview”

Our web series “Slummy Mummy” is back with Episode Two. Going back to work for the first time after having a baby is a minefield of potential disasters. Of course, childcare was (and still is!) my hugest challenge. And then there was the gap in my resume.  Employers often ask where one has been for the last few years. (Or in my case, only months.) Oh, just raising a human! No big deal. It’s not like parenting doesn’t translate into […]

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