Pregnant at Work

The cat may not be out of the bag just yet, but you’re in the right place. This collection will help you make the most of time ahead of your leave, so you can build a bridge to your future career as a working mom.


 

Beat the Bump: When to announce your pregnancy at work

I made it most of the way through my very first trimester without the slightest hint of morning sickness. The first time I felt nauseous in the morning? The day I planned to tell my boss I was pregnant. That’s right, I turned into a total chicken. And it’s not because I was worried about […] Read more…

Baby proof your career before you baby proof your home

Many mamas-to-be experience the nesting phase – that overwhelming urge to clean, tidy and organize every inch of their home. It’s said to happen in the later weeks of pregnancy. Over my two pregnancies, I can’t say I experienced it. But, I do remember the almost manic excitement of a former colleague of mine who had […] Read more…

5 simple self-care practices for busy moms

No matter where you are in your journey as a mama or what path you’ve chosen for yourself and your family, mothering is exhausting. Of course, it’s so many more things –good things – too. But, caring for the physical, mental and emotional well-being of another human being requires physical, mental and emotional energy. If […] Read more…

How to survive after having a baby + FREEBIE!

No matter where you are in your pregnancy, it’s never too early to watch today’s episode. Because we’re talking about the POST-birth plan. It’s so essential, yet not all of us mamas put much time or effort in planning for our survival the days after the baby is born. Like the selfless mamas we become, […] Read more…

Planning your maternity leave: 3 questions you need to ask

Maternity leave, like politics and religion, is a topic that should be avoided in polite conversations. Is that a Miss Manners rule? No? Maybe it should be. Or, maybe, the better solution is for all of us to stop judging new mothers for their decisions. It leaves them doubting their plans and feeling crummy for […] Read more…