Somewhere in between having our first and second child, I became the breadwinner and my husband became a stay-at-home-dad. When the birth of our second child was approaching, I was excited. Not only was my daughter about to make her world debut, but I was glad to have extra help. I just knew with my husband at home, maternity… Continue reading When You Spend Maternity Leave With Your Husband…Twice
I work while my husband stays home with our kids. Recently, my husband needed to help out with his family’s business. So I took the day off to stay home with the kids. It 100% never occurred to me that being home on a weekday would be any different than being home in the evenings or on weekends.… Continue reading I Was a Perfect Stay at Home Mom (for one day).
“The most natural progression for you would to move into a full support role within the department, ” my manager told me from the other side of a desk in a small office. We sat for a long, awkward moment before I answered. “I know I shouldn’t tell my supervisor this. This isn’t what I… Continue reading The Truth About Being a Breadwinning Mama
I recently made an industry change in my career but previously had worked in hiring and recruiting departments for 8 years. I have seen countless applications, resumes, interviews and job placements. During that time I encountered many people re-entering the workforce, including moms. Job searching in and of itself can be a time consuming and extensive process.… Continue reading 3 Job Search Tips for Moms Returning to the Workforce
It’s here! It’s here! My first post for the Oklahoma City Moms Blog has been published. Check it out. http://oklahomacity.citymomsblog.com/will-son-starting-school-ease-working-mom-guilt/