Being Present as a Busy, Working Mom

Where did this summer go? It’s less than four weeks until school starts. I have a to-do list that is longer than my arm and my boys are in camp only until noon each day. I had to find someone to do some summer babysitting because 17 hours simply wasn’t enough time...

Create a Part-time Business Before you Become a Mom

Wondering how to create a part-time business from the beginning, maybe even before being a mom? Bev’s story might give you the right advice and inspiration. Bev Feldman is this month’s Mompowerment mom story. My interview with her was fun and incredibly...

Working Moms and Working Playdates

Why We Need Working Playdates Summer can be a tough time to get work done when you’re a working mom, especially if your kids are at home. In my case, my kids have half-day camps, so I naturally have half the time to work that I do during the school year.   For...

5 Tips to get the Most out of Networking Playdates

I’ve blogged about slowing down in summer to enjoy time with your kids. Part of how I’m able to do that is that I keep planting seeds for things to come in the fall. August can be a great month to focus on networking to line up new opportunities for when the...

Get the Most out of your Summer as a Working Mom

Kids are out of school. Maybe they’re in camp or maybe you have hired someone to keep them entertained. They could be in daycare. Even with help, though, it’s easy to become overwhelmed during this time of year. You can get carried away with the summer juggle instead...