‘My Little Girl Would Have Grown Up Without Me’: Working Mom Credits Cancer for Dialing Back Hours

Humans of New York, a photoblog highlighting different people’s stories for inspiration, smiles and a candid look at life itself, has tugged at our heartstrings again–this time, with the story of a working mom who credits her cancer for spending more time with her daughter. In the two-part HONY series, the woman reflects on how … Read more‘My Little Girl Would Have Grown Up Without Me’: Working Mom Credits Cancer for Dialing Back Hours

VP Dad Pleads for Workers to Empathize With Parent Colleagues This Back-to-School Season

A working dad on LinkedIn has a special message for fellow working parents who will undoubtedly be stressed out getting into the groove of things during back-to-school season. Matt Kaufman, a dad and vice president of a MedTech career development firm, wants people who juggle both family and career—and those that work with them—to be … Read moreVP Dad Pleads for Workers to Empathize With Parent Colleagues This Back-to-School Season

Jennifer Garner’s Hack for Entertaining Kids Indoors Will Save Every Work-from-Home Mom

Over the weekend, Jennifer Garner shared a genius trick for keeping kids entertained at home for hours—and best of all, it’ll cost you close to nothing. The actress, who has three children—daughters Violet, 13, and Seraphina, 10, and son Samuel, 7—with ex-husband Ben Affleck, wrote about the hack and posted photos about it to her … Read moreJennifer Garner’s Hack for Entertaining Kids Indoors Will Save Every Work-from-Home Mom

Jet Lag and Stress May Adversely Impact Your Career

—Jet lag and stress can have the same negative effects on you and your ability to function in your life and career. Both will give you many or most of these symptoms; fatigue, aches, pains, insomnia, low energy, irritability, inability to concentrate, and lack of focus. Imagine experiencing these maladies without even traveling overseas to … Read moreJet Lag and Stress May Adversely Impact Your Career

I Thought I’d Accepted My Body. Then I Got Pregnant.

When you’re a chubby kid who grows into a fat woman, you get one message early and often… Your body doesn’t work right. I learned that from playground jerks, dismayed Weight Watchers coaches, the entire clothing retail industry. When I was diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome at 14, it wasn’t a surprise; it just affirmed … Read moreI Thought I’d Accepted My Body. Then I Got Pregnant.