A Love Letter to Monday

Dear Monday, Sometimes I feel like you get the shit end of the stick. People kind of despise you. Sunday night they already start complaining about you like you can help where you landed in the week.They treat you like .. ....more

Work-at-Home, Semi-Single Mom

Allow me to introduce myself! ...more

In the Military? Out of Luck for a Free Breast Pump.

Being a military “dependent”, we are offered nearly the same kind of coverage as our spouses, with also the ability to pay more to be seen off post. This means our insurance (United Healthcare, TriWest, TriCare) covers 100% of any .. ....more

Much Needed Vacation

Ever feel like you just *need* to run away? From your office, your house, your husband, your kids, from feeling needed by everyone all.the.time? No? ...more

Summer Daycare Tips

I am not sure about you all but here in the PNW we get some wacky and unpredictable summer weather. It can go from highs in the 90′s to highs in the 60′s over night, all summer long. The weathermen .. ....more

A Whole New World

During the school year, we choose to have Abby take one YMCA class at a time, except for over the holiday season as we’ve got enough on our plate as it is.  It’s on Saturday’s, and sometimes with their lottery .. ....more

Summer as a WAHM

My kids have been on summer break for a month now (summer runs mid-May to mid-August here in the rural Midwest) and while their summer isn’t exactly how I envisioned summers when I originally became a teacher 10 years ago .. ....more

Top 6 Songs to Make You Feel Sexy

Recently Suz brought up the fact that a search term coming into the LWM land is “working mom sex”. We giggled. We nodded ....more

Confessions from a Working Mom

Look, I love-LOVE-LOVE my kids. Couldn’t imagine my life without them. I’m a better person because of them ....more

Because One Full-Time Job Isn’t Enough

A year and a half ago I wrote on here all about my ideal working mom situation, where I could be a WAHM focusing on all things to do with writing and social networking to boost said freelance writing career.  .. ....more