Motherhood & Career

‘Once you get married, you are lost for good’ – The teen Moms of Rural Punjab, Pakistan

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Reading Time: 3 minutesHer pale skin devoid of any youthful glow was sticking tightly to her small bone structure, giving her a look of someone who had faced malnutrition. Her age must be around 16-17, but she had been married for a couple of years by now. With a naïve but strangely somber way, she spoke about how worried she was about not […]

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How we can help increase the worth of motherhood

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Reading Time: 3 minutesMotherhood vs. career? Will there ever be a solution? Even though many will agree on the importance of raising children, the reality is the mother’s work is still highly devalued. Before I left the workforce to be at home with my daughter, I found there was a strong stigma against stay-at-home mothers. I found that fellow mothers had the most to say […]

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How we Overvalue the Nonessentials and Forget the Essentials (With the help of McKeown)

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Reading Time: 3 minutes  Here in America, the holiday season is in full swing. We kick off the season with Halloween, my 3-year old’s new favorite holiday. In her words “I go to the door and say trick-or-treat, then they give me candy and then I say thank you!”. I love this time of year, but I find that over-consumerism has become to […]

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Why daydreaming is not a waste of time and why you need to make it part of your days

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Reading Time: 2 minutes  “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” – John Lubbock, 19th-century British banker. A few weeks ago, my daughters and I went on our regular morning […]

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4 bulletproof time-management tips for a full-time mom (and others)

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Reading Time: 3 minutes  The key to motherhood is time-management Six months -normalcy starts to enter my life once my babies have hit this magical age. At this point, we’ve established a routine. I have had time to heal from labor and start my post-partum regime. I am less sleep-deprived, and I feel a sense of productivity. My eyes turn to my long […]

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Quick guide to the Economics of Motherhood

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Reading Time: 2 minutes  Enroll for Economics 101 Economics was not the easiest subject in school for me. There were many concepts and theories that took time for me to comprehend. As I’ve grown and made difficult decisions, ironically the economic theory of opportunity cost has been at the forefront of my mind. My economic professors would be so pleased. When I was faced […]

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Pay it forward – becasue motherhood is a difficult but incredibly rewarding career

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Reading Time: 2 minutesSALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – “Motherhood is a choice you make everyday, to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you’re not sure what the right thing is…and to forgive yourself, over and over again, for doing everything wrong.” –Donna Ball: At Home on Ladybug Farm. […]

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The 4 most important tips you should follow as a stay home mother to avoid routine and be happy instead

by Michelle Robinson

Reading Time: 2 minutesInto the World of Full-time Motherhood   SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – Let me start with a quote from Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s Gift from the Sea: “ Becoming a full-time mother can be an exciting and challenging new chapter in your life. You are entering uncharted waters and may need help navigating your new role. As you begin this new […]

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Why Do We Reject That Being A Full-Time Mom Is Actually A Career?

by Theresa Martell

Reading Time: 3 minutesSALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – “Can being a full-time mom be considered a career?“ After becoming a full-time mom two and half years ago, I have often struggled with this question. Finding My Career Path Ten years ago, as a business major in college, I was eager to see where my education would lead me. I was young, talented and ambitious. […]

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