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Top 5 Questions NOT to Ask a Working Mom

03.22.22 05:00 PM By Lisa - Comment(s)
Top 5 Questions NOT to Ask a Working Mom


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We all have those moments when the passive aggressive police come out and try to get under your skin. Remember: passive-aggressive behavior is driven by the feeling of being powerless. Don't feed into it because it will only encourage their behavior. It gives them what they want—to fe...

Something for everyone...one of our favorite vacation places

10.04.20 02:41 PM By Adrienne Towsen - Comment(s)
Something for everyone...one of our favorite vacation places

The "happiest place on earth" has been a destination for us many times over the years, and we are definitely one of those families that doesn't get tired of visiting DisneyWorld. We started going when my girls were very young (they were both there as babies) and then picked up even more mo...

Make their dreams your dreams...

09.06.20 05:06 PM By Adrienne Towsen - Comment(s)
Make their dreams your dreams...

Will they like what I like? Will they do what I do? Will they follow in my footsteps and choose the same career path? Just a few of the many questions we ask ourselves as parents while we watch our kids grow and develop their personalities and interests. As a working mom, you may wonder especially i...

Back to School in the Covid Era

08.30.20 03:24 PM By Lisa - Comment(s)
Back to School in the Covid Era



Well, here we are, August 30, 2020. Most of the college kids are either back to class, whether it is virtual, in-person, or a mixture of both, and our high school and lower grades are headed back either this week or next. Our anxieties are high and we are all hoping for this to be a smooth transitio...

Working Mom of Adult Kids

08.23.20 03:23 PM By Adrienne Towsen - Comment(s)
Working Mom of Adult Kids

Now your kids are young adults...they are out of the house. Are you still a working mom? Absolutely!  You will still be needed but in a different way. I now have two adult daughters and have become an "empty nester" as of a few days ago.  It is definitely a time of mixed emotions...

Cherishing Time....

08.09.20 01:09 PM By Lisa - Comment(s)
Cherishing Time....



Time is a weird thing.... sometimes we want it to speed up, and sometimes we want it to slow down. When we are young, busy, and stressed, we want time to move forward to easier moments in the future.... when we are older and the days seem to be flying by, we want time to slow down. Fables speak...

Where did the time go?

08.02.20 05:12 PM By Adrienne Towsen - Comment(s)
Where did the time go?

How many times have you asked yourself this question? I think working moms ask themselves quite often. As busy days turn into busy weeks, the next thing you know that adorable little child is driving! My daughters' birthdays, which are coming up soon, are exactly one week apart. When they were littl...

Celebrations for our kids in the Covid-19 Era

07.12.20 12:49 PM By Adrienne Towsen - Comment(s)
Celebrations for our kids in the Covid-19 Era
Ideas to make events special and memorable during a time when nothing feels normal

The Ultimate Working Mom...Nana!

06.27.20 06:32 PM By Adrienne Towsen - Comment(s)
The Ultimate Working Mom...Nana!


My mom Rita has devoted her life to raising kids...first hers and then mine. It was the greatest gift I was ever given to be able to have my mom's help with my girls from the moment my oldest daughter was born 20 years ago. 


Rita's working mom journey began when she was in her twenties. Sadly, s...

Make Your Own Rules

06.07.20 05:03 PM By Adrienne Towsen - Comment(s)
Make Your Own Rules

       I always wanted to feel like I was a part of their day...even on days when I didn't see them. The hours I keep as a surgeon include early mornings, occasional late nights and some weekends as well. It was not uncommon for me to leave for work before my daughters were awake...

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