Congress Is Not Just For Old White Men - Moms Can Serve Too

The recent primary election brought the usual flood of campaign literature pouring through my letter slot. I had nearly tossed the pile into the recycling bin when I noticed something AMAZING.There was a large color photo of a Hispanic woman holding two tiny kids. The text began “As a mother of two children…” and was an endorsement for quality pre-K. It hit me – SHE was the candidate, and she was claiming her identity as a mother in her campaign for the state legislature. Had I ever seen such a thing before? Had it ever HAPPENED before?...more
We need more women--mothers, grandmothers, lesbians, singles, aunts, wives, daughters, sisters. ...more

What to Wear to Work

Michelle Pimm is back with her fashion expertise on what to wear to work. Her advice for networking over coffee was so great, I know you’re going to like this one. So if you just started a new job or need to upgrade your work wardrobe, keep reading! Thanks Michelle! XO Katherine Image: Elle ...more
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What Would Your Life Look Like Now If You Hadn't Started Blogging?

Ten years ago, I was two years out of my graduate writing program and just returning from maternity leave (I came back the week after the fourth of July holiday, come to think of it) to my product management job in corporate America. If I hadn't started blogging on maternity leave, I would not have written anything new in almost a year. ...more
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bringing a boyfriend to an interview, preventing overtime abuse, and more

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. Coworker keeps singing near my desk, even after I’ve asked him to stop I have a job that I love, and coworkers that I enjoy ....more

Top Diaper and Formula Deals of the Week [In Store - 7/27]

Welcome to Part 2 of the TDFDOW where we give you the best in-store diaper deals of the week! Check out...more

Top Wipes Deals of the Week [In Store - 7/27]

Welcome to the Top Wipes deals of the week! Premium Brands...more

Top Diaper Deals of the Week [Amazon Deals - 7/27]

Part 1 of the TDFDOW gives you online diaper deals and...more

Top Amazon Baby Wipes Deals of the Week [7/27]

Welcome to BC’s weekly rundown of the best wipes deals I’m seeing through...more

Meal plan for July 28th – August 3rd

Oh lawdy, Jack and I had the best trip to visit my friend Anne....more

If men were the ones to get pregnant and give birth, like seahorses, the world would be so different

Seriously. If men were the ones to get pregnant and give birth, they would not be saying the shizz they’re saying in the comments on […] ...more

Sunday free-for-all – July 27, 2014

It’s the Sunday free-for-all. This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. Have at it ....more

Surviving Residency: 10 Things I Learned while My Husband was a Surgery Resident

It’s July…Happy New Year!I know, most people celebrate New Years in January, but for some of us, July 1st is the start of the “new year.”...more

Chocolate Banana Bread

I know when you think summer fruit you're not like, "Hey bananas." But we've always got a bunch hanging...more