Sara Madera, working mom coach

The Link Between Happiness And Goals

As we prepare for Summer Fridays and trade heels for sandals, are you also checking in on yourself and those goals you set back in January? If you’re changing out your wardrobe and schedule, it’s worthwhile to take 30 minutes to assess your goals at the midway point of the year.

Sara Madera weighing in on gender equity and working mom struggles

How Do We Move Working Motherhood Conversations Forward?

Are we starting to get to a world with more gender equity at home between mothers and fathers? Could we be learning from same sex couples who tend to divide up tasks more evenly and feel the division is more fair? Sadly, the evidence tells us we aren’t quite there yet.

Hey May, Back Off!

The onslaught of activities, work demands, kid and school needs, and events in May can bury even the most social or resilient among us.
Curiously enough, in the midst of May falls Mother’s Day. This holiday is meant to recognize us moms for our hard work, but can mean even more to do.

So, what’s a busy, hurried mom to do to get a little self-care in order to maintain her sanity?

Working mom coach Sara Madera.

How to Find Your Support Network

We all need family and friends in our life to help support us – and having a strong support network is a key ingredient for personal and professional success.

Working mom coach Sara Madera with her family.

How to Manage Mom Guilt

Between my own hard learned experiences, research trends and supporting clients, I’ve discovered that it takes a bit more thought for moms returning to work. Whether it’s the transition itself, or because a mom is depressed about going back to work after maternity leave, or conflicted about returning to her role, or because she’s worried about how to get a job after being a stay-at-home mom for 20 years, it’s not as simple as ‘go to work and collect a paycheck.’

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How to move your career with success.