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Of course, setting up your work strategy is a top priority—time blocking, scheduling working 'shifts' with your partner, using apps like Slack and Zoom to communicate with your team. But, I've found that having a toolbox of products makes everything just a little easier.

I've worked from home for years—here's what keeps me productive

​Motherly has always been a fully remote company so I've had a couple of years to really nail down that WFH life.

Motherly has always been a fully remote company so I've had a couple years to really nail down that WFH life. I've joined conference meetings across the world, edited stories in the car and rarely go anywhere without my laptop in tow. The good news is: You can totally do this.

What You Need To Work From Home

​Motherly has always been a fully remote company so I've had a couple of years to really nail down that WFH life.

Motherly has always been a fully remote company so I've had a couple years to really nail down that WFH life. I've joined conference meetings across the world, edited stories in the car and rarely go anywhere without my laptop in tow. The good news is: You can totally do this.

I've worked from home for years—here's what keeps me productive

​Motherly has always been a fully remote company so I've had a couple of years to really nail down that WFH life.

We found the most incredible reading nooks—they can be everyone's favorite spot in the house! High Contrast Images, How To Become Smarter, Pink Images, Floor Seating, Cool Books, Working Moms, Mudroom, Accent Chairs

#21: The Mom Cave

Check out these cozy reading nooks the entire family will enjoy and use.

Today is Black Women's Equal Pay Day—meaning, Black women must work seven additional months in order to catch up to white men. We feel it's important to acknowledge that the wage gap is not one size fits all. It is not enough to recognize, in general, that women are unfairly compensated and deserve equal pay. We must also acknowledge that the wage gap disproportionately affects women of color, and it marginalizes mothers, too.How Much Does Your Kid Cost?Here's what's fascinating: Did you… Working Mother, Working Moms, Still Have, Have Time, Paid Maternity Leave, Wage Gap, Equal Pay, Challenge The Status Quo

Today is Black Women’s Equal Pay day—here’s what that means

Black women must work seven additional months in order to catch up to white men.

For many, parenthood makes it essential to guard your time, prioritize and consider outsourcing when you can. It’s always going to be a matter of picking and choosing based on finances, needs and more. But, if there is some room in the budget, hiring a regular (or even occasional) housekeeper can create the time in your life for more meaningful pursuits. Parenting Advice, Kids And Parenting, Housekeeper, Mom Hacks, Prioritize, Working Moms, Budget, Feelings, Create

6 reasons moms shouldn’t feel guilty about hiring help

4. Because your time is worth the money.

Mamas shared their go-to self-care hacks on Chairman Mom for those days when you don't have the time, but you need a pick-me-up on the go. Pregnancy Stages, Mom Hacks, Loving Your Body, Health And Fitness Tips, Working Moms, Body Image, Get Healthy, Kids And Parenting, You Can Do

12 self-care ideas you can do in under 10 minutes

10. "Playing music I like and dancing around for my own joy."—Sarah

It is incredibly normal for our relationships to take the back burner in our hectic lives. But, a loving relationship supports your mental health, reduces your risk of heart disease, and even lengthens your life span. So the investment into your relationships is totally worth it. The Fam, Your Family, Parental Leave, Books For Moms, Mom Hacks, Relationships Love, Working Moms, Heart Disease, Reality Tv

How to *really* connect with your family when life is busier than ever

If you find that you've started to lose touch with your partner or your children, it may be time for a little connection reset.

Although you'll have your hands full taking care of kids, there are some side hustle options to consider that give you the flexibility to set your own hours. Yes, you can even make money during those middle-of-the-night feedings. Here's how. Mom Hacks, Working Moms, Career Advice, Extra Money, Kids And Parenting, Hustle, Flexibility, How To Make Money, Middle

5 easy side-hustles mamas can use to make extra money

They might not be able to replace your full-time salary, but a few hundred dollars a month can help you cover the cost of groceries and diapers.

Dr. John Gottman, the nation’s leading marriage researcher, suggests that couples hoping to spark romance need to turn towards each other even when they don’t feel like it. Friendship is absolutely essential to thriving marriages. In relationships that thrive, partners consistently make and receive bids for positive connection. John Gottman, Working Moms, Love And Marriage, New Moms, Kids And Parenting, Love Of My Life, Good News, Falling In Love, Connection

16 ways for busy parents to fall in love all over again

10. Plan a vacation together—no kids allowed.

There's nothing quite like becoming a parent. You'll never forget baby's first smile, the first time they say 'mama' and the first time you see your bank statement. Make no mistake about it, parenthood is a magical journey, but it's also an expensive one. 
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the cost of raising a child today is $233,610 for a middle-income family—and that doesn't include the cost of collegeOne month you're enjoying weekly date nights out with dinner and a movie… Bloating And Constipation, Relieve Bloating, Swollen Belly, 5 Weeks Pregnant, Reduce Gas, Pregnancy Positions, 20 Weeks, 12 Months, First Time Dad

Motherhood is an expensive journey—here's how to plan for it

Preparing now will give you the peace of mind to start parenthood off on the right foot.

If you’re pregnant or plan to be in the near future, it’s a good idea to figure out whether you’ll be one of the millions of American women who won’t get paid when you take maternity leave; this way, you can plan your finances if necessary. Investigate your company’s maternity leave policy as well as the state laws on leave where you work. Single Parenting, Kids And Parenting, Paid Maternity Leave, Dental Problems, Private Parts, The Millions, Working Moms, Getting Pregnant, New Moms

7 strategies to survive unpaid maternity leave

Don’t have paid maternity leave? Neither do most American women today. Here’s how to get through it.

The truth is that working moms are awesome and no one knows this as well as I do. My mom was the main breadwinner of my family, and always has been. And even though I became a SAHM, I can’t even begin to tell you how much I’ve learned from my mom. High Touch, High Fever, I Cant Even, Working Moms, Our Kids, Kids And Parenting, Teaching Kids, My Family, My Mom

5 things this SAHM learned from her working mom

1. Do what you love ?

Ready to design a career that works for you, your goals and your family? Here’s how to get started. Smart Strategy, Define Success, Working Moms, Your Family, Getting Organized, Kids And Parenting, Get Started, Dreaming Of You, It Works

5 smart strategies to design a career that works for YOU

The key to having the career of your dreams is defining “success” for yourself.

It's no surprise that the number one issue for mompreneurs is time and productivity. The average mom only gets 17 minutes of alone time per day. That's barely enough time to take a shower—let alone build a business.So I've compiled my favorite 10 productivity tips for mompreneurs, all of which I use on a daily basis. Mom Hacks, Working Moms, Getting Organized, Kids And Parenting, Productivity, Number, T Shirts For Women, Business, Tips

10 productivity tips to help you unleash your inner Mom Boss

The average mom only gets 17 minutes of alone time per day. We challenge you to find more without sacrificing.

Over the course of the several months that followed, however, I realized these five things that helped me regain my work sense of self and then some. Paid Leave, Plus Size Pregnancy, Back To Work, Working Moms, Body Image, Maternity Fashion, Kids And Parenting, Feel Better, Breastfeeding

5 things that make going back to work after maternity leave a little easier

4. Admitting that you're struggling isn't a sign of weakness