Category Archives : Working Mom & Woman Tips

Find our best tips for the working mom/parents to manage work and life while still enjoying and thriving in your family! Build the best family life you can!


Halloween Ceramic Pumpkin Bowl - Photo credit: target.com
If you’re getting in the Halloween spirit at work, you don’t have to restrict yourself to only decorating the front of your home. You can also take the season to work and brighten up your cubicle. Here are a few ideas you can use to add some pumpkin spice and Halloween-style to your workspace: Make it a sign!  Fun signs […]

Fun Halloween Decorations for Your Cubicle


7 questions you must ask yourself daily to manage your time effectively
If you look at your calendar as a working woman, you may be tempted to take a dive and just swim in it. As working women, our schedules can be closer to Madness Land if we don’t stop and actually re-focus ourselves every now and again. I know my biggest struggle when it comes to being productive and effective is […]

7 questions you must ask yourself daily to manage your time effectively



Celebrate boss moms this national Boss's Day
By Lauren Smith Brody In honor of National Boss Day, The Corporate Sister is pleased to share this article by Lauren Smith Brody, author of “The Fifth Trimester”. In this article, Lauren Smith Brody has partnered with Total Wireless to share her tips for successful working moms.  Did you know that today (October 16) is National Boss’s Day? Here’s my […]

Celebrate Boss Moms this National Boss’s Day




How to help your kids transition from summer to back-to-school
Transitioning for the lazy, carefree and unstructured days of summer with late nights and later mornings, to back to school, can be a serious challenge. Especially when you’re the chronicall late mom in your whole neighborhood country… Every year in my household, we all have to go through what feels like a complete back-to-school brainwash. Getting back in the groove […]

How to help your kids transition from summer to back-to-school


Kids' Backpack with Monsters - Photo credit: J. Crew 2
It's that time of the year again! Back-to-school season is in full swing, and with it what I like to call the "backpack fever". The other day, my little one pointed out the fact that his backpack's zipper was broken, so here we go! In my household, it's a tradition to shop for new backpacks at the start of the […]

Back to School Time! 10 Original Backpacks Your Kids Will Love



How to pick the right summer camp for your kids
In working mom (and dad) parenting lingo, summertime almost always rhymes with summer camps. Which camp to send your kid to? How to get your kid into a camp? And most importantly, which camp is right for your kids? I remember being overwhelmed at the thought of researching camps, picking one that’s right for baby daughter, and actually trusting my […]

How to pick the right summer camp for your kids


The truth about working moms and summer vacations
“It’s summer, and the kids are out of school!”, said no working mom ever. Let’s be real, as soon as school’s out, a host of issues present themselves. As in, which camp to pick for the kids? How to secure childcare if camps don’t pan out, or in between camp seasons? How to keep the kids entertained while we’re working? […]

The truth about working moms and summer vacations



I’ve been talking to a lot of my girlfriends lately, from all parts of the world, about our careers. The resounding echo I get from these conversations is pretty much the same. For many, if not most of us, we’re looking for more meaning in our work. It’s not quite the grandiose mid-life crisis, filled with crazy shoe-shopping extravaganzas, trips […]

The career crisis affecting thirty-something women that no one is talking about


5 Steps to Ask for A Flex Schedule this Summer As A Working Mom
Summers can be challenging for working moms. The kids are out of school, the weather’s nice, and everything around is not exactly conducive to being stuck in the office all day long. I mean, let’s be real… For many, if not most, the solution is to ask for a flexible schedule in the summer. Whether’s it’s working from home one […]

5 Steps to Ask for A Flex Schedule this Summer As A Working Mom



Time to celebrate the working dads in our lives! Father’s Day is fast approaching, and if you’re looking for gift ideas for the dads in your life, we’re sharing our list of gift ideas for you! While we’re all about giving working moms their props, the working dads in our lives deserve some praise too! That’s why we’ve compiled a […]

The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide for Working Dads


The Working girls Club Podcast - Episode 8_ The New Rules of Working Mommyhood
  Welcome to episode #8 of the Working Girls Club podcast! In this episode, we’re all about working moms, and we’re discussing re-writing the rules around what it means to be a working mom in our day and age! As a working mom myself, I know the struggle is real, but so are the incredible rewards and the power to […]

WGC008: The New Rules of Working Mommyhood



How to Create More Time As A Busy Working Mom from A Recovering Chronically Late Mom
This post is part of a Working Mom series run by The Corporate Sister in honor of Mother’ Day.   Listen, if there ever were the equivalent of “Alcoholic Anonymous” for Chronically Late Working Moms, I’d be right there. On the front row, with that “guilty as charged” look all over my late face….Or I’d probably be running late to […]

How to Create More Time As A Busy Working Mom from A Recovering Chronically Late ...


The (Ugly) Reality About Being A Mompreneur
This post is part of a Working Mom series run by The Corporate Sister in honor of Mother’ Day. So you thought this entrepreneur thing would be all glitz and glam? That you’d finally get a full 8 hours of sleep while running your empire and keeping up with your weekly facials? The life of a successful, thriving mompreneur sporting […]

The (Ugly) Reality About Being A Mompreneur



5 lessons to teach your daughter on Take Your Daughter to Work Day
When the “Take Your Daughter to Work” Day (celebrated on the fourth Thursday of April) was founded back in 1993, the point of it all was to promote gender equality. While it expanded to include sons 10 years later, there’s something about the very fact that we can show our daughters what it means to be a working woman that […]

5 lessons to teach your daughter on Take Your Daughter to Work Day


The Spring Break struggle is real! 5 ideas for busy working parents to keep kids entertained on Spring Break
You know the drill…Spring break’s knocking on your working parent’s busy mind, and you start to (slightly) panic. Ok, maybe not you, the overachieving working mom over there who’s got your kids’ schedule down to the last second…But for the rest of us, aka me, myself and I, remembering that it’s violin day and which lunch bag goes into which […]

The Spring Break struggle is real! 5 ideas for busy working parents to keep kids ...



How to survive a computer crash when you're tech adverse
So it happened! The cup tipped over, and the coffee spilled all over my ol’ faithful Mac. I mean, all over…Right in the middle of my article! I was having a good morning too…And right there, in front of my horrified eyes, the screen sputters, and goes black…Worst nightmare! And of course, I wasn’t prepared… Who’s ever prepared anyways? It […]

 How to survive a computer crash when you’re tech adverse 


Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" Sweepstakes - Duns Castle, Ireland
Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” has always been one of my favorite movies! As we get ready to celebrate the release of the Beauty and the Beast movie on March 17th, what better way to celebrate than with a stay at a gorgeous castle! For the occasion, Home Away is hosting a sweepstakes just in time for the movie’s release. […]

Celebrate Disney’s Beauty and The Beast Sweepstakes #Partner



So I went on a road trip with the kids during their last February vacation. Yes, me…the adventure/risk-adverse, long-distance-driving-adverse, patience-impaired, non-sneaker/practical-shoes-wearing, coffee-fueled mom took on the mission to drive my kids two states away to visit the BFF. Because I had dared myself, all atop my six-inch heels, to kick the fear and try something new…You know, those things you […]

The Non-Adventurous Mom’s Guide to Survive Road Trips with Kids