Category Archives: working mom

All is calm

Tweet When I worked at the library I worked 40 hours a week, and was off every weekend.  I enjoyed my job, I liked being off on the weekends.  I had time to enjoy with my kids and my husband. … Continue reading

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Closing a book

Tweet Today is my last day as Children’s Librarian at Marion Public Library.  This is the part that makes me sad. When we moved here almost seven years ago, the library was the first place I visited.  I stopped in … Continue reading

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Tweet When you’re a working mom, you have to know where to find balance in your life.  It can be very difficult to work 40 hours a week and still balance the kids’ school, homework and activities, let alone the … Continue reading

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What works for me

Tweet Since school started, I’m now officially a full time working mom.  I work 40 hours a week now, so my life is full-  VERY FULL.  In the last few weeks, I’ve figured out some working mom things that work … Continue reading

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Sometimes you just can’t give anymore

Tweet I took a bit of a blog break last week.  Not a bit, really.  I took a whole week.  It was a week off that I needed. Easter weekend was crazy busy for us.  Not only because we’re a … Continue reading

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Tweet Life, for me, has been busy lately. I work around 29 hours a week.  Mostly during school hours, except Mondays when I work until 7pm.  Luckily, though, Dan is off on Mondays so he is in charge of all … Continue reading

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Mom overwhelmed

Tweet Recently I added hours at work.  Instead of working 20 hours a week, I’m now working 29.  That’s one hour away from full time- 11-7 on Monday and 8-3 on Tuesday-Thursday.  That makes for a busy week, adding kids, … Continue reading

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He has a plan

Tweet We moved here four years ago.  On the second day we were  here, my parents and I drove around our tiny little town searching for the post office.  I walked into the library to ask for directions.  On my … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: My new workplace

Tweet As of Monday, I’ve been hired to our local library as a children’s librarian.  It’s a part-time job, with perfect hours for my family.  It’s been a dream of mine for a while now, I’m so excited that it’s … Continue reading

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Not babysitting

Tweet It’s funny, sometimes, when I tell people that I work in a daycare.  I hear, “Oh, you babysit,” a lot of the time.   Yeah.  No.  So much more.   I have always had a special heart for working … Continue reading

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