How Much is a Stay at Home Mom’s Work Worth?

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stay at home moms pay

Stay at home moms pay - what is she worth? While all moms are working moms in regards to the stay-at-home or in the office sense, stay-at-home moms don't get a regular paycheck. Their job benefits include time to herself while a child naps, the ability to hug her baby whenever and to set her own schedule. But no holiday pay or vacation time. A UK company took a mother's job … [Read more...]

38 Weeks BABY!

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38 weeks pregnant

I've made it to the 38 week mark. My iPhone has dinged with a push alert - "You have started a new week of pregnancy!" WOOHOO! Baby is officially cooked. At our last ultrasound, bambino was on track for weight but it's head was a week ahead. I am hoping that means she or he is really smart and that by head the ultrasound tech meant BRAIN. We are full-term and excited. Except … [Read more...]

25% of Happiness Depends on Stress Management

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Happiness depends on stress management

Happiness depends on stress management A recent study by Harvard Professor, Robert Epstein found that 25% of our happiness hinges on how well we're able to manage stress. Work, life, family all bring on stress, so how do you manage it? According to the study, the best way to manage stress is PLANNING. In other words, "fighting stress before it even starts, planning things … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Surviving the Morning Rush – Family Work Life Balance

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5 tips to survive the morning rush

If you were to sit in the living room watching all that goes into getting us out the door in the morning, There are 5 of us - and on various days of the week we're in different locations, but for the sake of this post - of the 5 people there are 4 different locations we'll be. Z & E are at school - must be there by 8:00 am - we have to leave BY 7:45 am to get there … [Read more...]