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Your Return from Maternity Leave: How to Set Yourself Up for Success

Your Return from Maternity Leave: How to Set Yourself Up for Success

No matter how long your maternity leave is, stepping out of your career for any period of time can be nerve-wracking. On top of all the changes happening to your body, home, and relationship on the ...

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The Family Room – Most Read Blog Posts of 2017

The Family Room – Most Read Blog Posts of 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, we wanted to take a moment to thank you for being one of our valued readers. We see The Family Room blog as a place for us to share our struggles – and wins ...

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Best Holiday Gift: The Gift of Kind Words

Best Holiday Gift: The Gift of Kind Words

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is from the archives. In a season of hustle and bustle, working mom Kate shares how a few words of kindness were truly the best holiday gift: A few days ago ...

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Holiday Hacks for Working Parents

Holiday Hacks for Working Parents

Today’s guest post was written by Naoko Funayama, mom of two and producer of our Work-Life Equation podcast series: I love, love, love the holidays. I used to love this time of year because I ...

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Time-Saving Tips for Busy Parents

Time-Saving Tips for Busy Parents

As a busy working parent, it’s easy to feel like you don’t have enough hours in the day to fit everything in. So how do you make the most of the time you do have? ...

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Working from Home: 5 Secrets to Success

Working from Home: 5 Secrets to Success

Working from home means you skip the commute – unless you count the ten-second walk to your desk. But it also means that your house becomes your office. For working parents just like you, it ...

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Why Child Care Near Home Works for Us

Why Child Care Near Home Works for Us

Editor’s Note: We recently shared Laura’s experience about why she chose child care near work. Today Aili shares why choosing child care near home ended up being the best decision for her family: I had little ...

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Choosing the Best Child Care for Me: Near Work

Choosing the Best Child Care for Me: Near Work

When it came to making the decision about whether to choose a child care near work or home for me it was a no-brainer that my daughter would attend the child care center right on ...

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5 Shortcut Dinners for Busy Parents

5 Shortcut Dinners for Busy Parents

When my friends and family learn that I’m giving any sort of cooking advice, they’ll surely chuckle because it’s well known that I’m not much of a fan of cooking. But we do need to ...

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Tips for Commuting with Kids – Share Your Ideas!

Tips for Commuting with Kids – Share Your Ideas!

Family Room blogger Kate shared some great tips on how to keep your car clean when your co-pilot is a toddler. But keeping the mess under control isn’t the only challenge a parent faces when ...

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