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Moms are asking, “Should I leave my job during the pandemic?” – Parents Article

Instead of “leaning in,” we’re being forced to lean out—and I’m worried about what that means for our careers long-term.  Since the coronavirus pandemic hit, I’ve been noticing a worrying trend among the women in my social circles: moms who were able to keep their jobs at the start of the shutdown are now dropping out of the workforce. Every time I log on to my neighbourhood Facebook groups, I see more and more posts from panicked women asking for…

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To Work or to Stay at Home? That is the Twin Parent Question – Parenting Twins Article

In this episode of the Twiniversity Podcast, Nat chats with Jenny, a mom of two-year-old twins, about choosing to go back to work or stay at home full time. To work or to stay at home? That is the twin parent question. Parents of twins all over struggle with this choice on a daily basis. There are so many factors that go into the choice to stay at home with your twins or go back to work: family budgets, career…

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The most loyal employees ever are working moms with good bosses – Parents Article

In the decade since I first became a mom, I’ve had good bosses, bad bosses and a few halfway in between. The bad bosses scared me because I’m a single mom and I have mouths to feed and limits on how much work I can do. The halfway ones left me wary because I was never sure where I stood. And the good ones? They have had my undying loyalty every time because anyone who appreciates a working mom gets…

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It’s not me, it’s them. Right? – Parenting Twins Article

Being a parent is probably the most challenging job out there.  Next in line would be daycare worker. You see where I’m going with this.  Toddlers are tyrants. I try to stay calm, cool, and collected.  I read positive books to build my spirit up and get my soul feeling right again.  Yet daily I’m run down emotionally by tiny tyrants.  Sometimes I just accept that I can’t be that great at this parenting thing.  I have to say “no”…

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