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Using Mom Skills at Work

Using Mom Skills at Work

We were recently joined by Lynne Robertson, founder of Lead Like a Mother™ for our webinar, Working Moms, Natural Leaders. Along with our webinar moderator, Ilene Serpa, Vice President of Communications at Bright Horizons, we ...

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The Work-Life Equation Ep. 27: The Motherhood Penalty is Real

The Work-Life Equation Ep. 27: The Motherhood Penalty is Real

You know the saying, “If you want something done, ask a busy person”? Well, we could probably also change that to, “If you want something done, ask a mom.” We found out last year in ...

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The Work-Life Equation Ep. 23: VP Moms

The Work-Life Equation Ep. 23: VP Moms

It’s easy to look at successful working moms and think they’ve solved the complex equation of making work and life fit together peacefully. And, perhaps they have cracked the code….or, at least found ways to ...

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New Podcast: Making Work and Life Fit

New Podcast: Making Work and Life Fit

These days, it’s natural to talk incessantly about work-life balance: wanting to be successful at work, but then, wanting to be a more present parent, keep the house presentable, have healthy homemade dinners, take family ...

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Pregnancy: Telling Your Boss & Colleagues

Pregnancy: Telling Your Boss & Colleagues

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is a popular article from The Family Room blog archives: The minute I found out I was pregnant, I couldn’t wait to tell the world. This is my first child and ...

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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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The Return to Work Challenge: Helpful Hints for New Parents

The Return to Work Challenge: Helpful Hints for New Parents

Today’s post was written by our guest blogger Melissa Jacobowitz, a Bright Horizons employee and mom of two: As parents we often question ourselves with the old adage of “how am I doing?” Balancing responsibilities, ...

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How to Add “Me” Time Back into Your Life as a Mom

How to Add “Me” Time Back into Your Life as a Mom

“Having a child will change your life.” If I had a nickel for every time I heard this statement while pregnant, I would be one wealthy woman. Before having a child, I always thought, “well yes, ...

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Editing Your Life to Prioritize What Truly Matters

Editing Your Life to Prioritize What Truly Matters

I was just introduced to the concept of “editing your life”. On the surface, it’s an idea that really appeals to me. If my life can be edited, perhaps the chaos that defines most days ...

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When You Grow Up: A Lesson from Kids to Dream Big

When You Grow Up: A Lesson from Kids to Dream Big

What do you want to be when you grow up? The teachers at a Bright Horizons preschool in Illinois asked this question to a group of students on their first day of school. The answers were perfect – ...

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