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Working Mothers FTW

Mounting evidence of some advantages for children of working mothers: http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/05/17/upshot/mounting-evidence-of-some-advantages-for-children-of-working-mothers.html

“daughters of working mothers earned 23 percent more than daughters of stay-at-home mothers, after controlling for demographic factors, and sons spent seven and a half more hours a week on child care and 25 more minutes on housework.”

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Back to Work for Mom

This little girl couldn’t have planned it any better. 12 weeks of maternity leave ended with a 2 day work week and Memorial Day weekend. She came at just the right time! 281 more words


Sarbay a family affair

My very first Sarangani Bay fest was in 2007. It was a small beach event that happened after elections. It was held sometime in June instead of May. 631 more words


I'm Back!

Yes, I am from my 4-day out-of-town fieldwork and from all my crazy-busyness prior to that. Whew! I missed my blabbering world! But even if my full schedule has loosened up a bit, I’m still getting back on track when it comes to blogging because I’ve got a lot of backlogs I don’t know where to start! 726 more words


"You are amazing," she said.

I was having a day most like my others of recent: awake at 4:30am to nurse my 5-month old, out the door by 6:15 for a 2-hour commute to work plus daycare dropoff, a 10-hour workday in a corporate faux-family-friendly employer whose pumping room is an unventilated closet, and then back on the road for another 2-hour commute home with hungry, aggravated kids who are half-sick but will still be making the trek back to daycare tomorrow. 418 more words


Finding Joy In Slowing Down

Over the last two months I’ve gone through a lot of change. One of the biggest has been being laid off from my job and starting a new one. 856 more words


Learning How To Juggle

This post is going to wrap up a few things I started in the Daycare Dilemma post from not that long ago….

After another meeting with the lady in the day home and Hubby meeting her we decided we were not going to go that route, instead we are going to drive this mommy who barely sleeps as it is into a deeper pit of no sleep. 926 more words