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Lori Connor
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Does this chart capture how things go with your kids?
One of the biggest lessons I’ve had to learn as a working
mom is how to come home and leave my work at the door. It’s harder than one
might think. First, many of us can work remotely making it so your work can be
in your bedroom, living room, kitchen – you ...
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Advice I wish someone had given me as a working mom
Hint: It's NOT Lean In!!! Each child is different. One of my children needs snuggles, the other needs quality time. But as a working mom, the latter was hard to come by. I saw my eldest and I drifting further apart every day. He would climb over me in bed t...
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Tip #3: When you need PEACE, do this!
The kids are restless and climbing up the walls. Yes, the trade-off is a messy living room, but we are talking about easy peasy clean up, none of this play dough stuck in the rug, legos in the vent type of clean up... this is just cushions and a sheet. The ...
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What is "Balance" anyways??? and why don't I have it? Maybe a little bird can tell me... or 4...
What is "Balance" anyways??? and why don't I have it?  Maybe a little bird can tell me... Is it that place where you get it all done and still have time to get your eyebrows done? Or where you have time to shave BOTH legs in the morning? Where you aren't ye...
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Tip #2: Bedtime offers gifts and seeds
YES. They are already wayyy behind bed time and I want to say "GO.TO.BED!!!" but in that last minute, once they are snuggled and finally ready to rest, I realize that something happens...  My little busy cuties get thoughtful and pensive and share the cutes...
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Parenting tip #1: Leave it to Mr. Frog
Please Note: I am NO parenting expert. I'm just trying to shape my little munchkins into healthy, happy, good human beings without losing my noodles...  I am going to share tThree tips that help me each day!  These work for my kids aged 3 and 5... Not sure ...
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What are you thankful for?
A colleague and friend of mine emailed a group of us and asked "what are you thankful for?" I had trouble writing my email back. I just teared up and was flooded with all sorts of feelings!! Just two years ago, the kids at Sandy Hook were taken away. Like 9...
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Eggo wins today.
I did it.  I mustered the courage to leave my leadership role.  I left the job that made me so happy in one area of my life but left me longing in another. I spoke up at the risk of being rejected, of being tossed aside. I spoke up although I was scared of ...
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