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.
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.
Women are increasingly being heard on equity at work but many find it difficult to have similar conversations with men at home. In this article, I offer 3 strategies that can help.
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?
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.’