November 01, 2014

The Tax & Financial Implications of Returning to Work After Having a Baby        [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Tweet While the majority of women today enter the workforce at some point in their lives, the birth of a child often causes a woman to rethink her career, at least on a temporary basis. Among other concerns, a new mother often must weigh relevant financial concerns, including not only overall household income, but also […]

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Online Job Board Dos and Don’ts        [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Tweet Since this past summer, MomsToWork has been offering a niche job board for our readers and the larger Internet population. We’ve focused primarily on non-traditional jobs – such as jobs that are part time, flexible or telecommute. The response we’ve seen has been overwhelming. Here’s what we’ve learned during this time. For prospective job […]

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Cute Holiday Activities For Kids: Call Santa, Video Santa, NORAD Tracking And More        [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Tweet photo credit: Chris R McFarland It’s that time of year again … Christmas is just days away and we’ve got some excited kids to keep occupied. Here’s a list of some cute online holiday activities to fill the days. – A personalized Santa video directly from the North Pole. A company in Canada has […]

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Trailing Spouse: Is there any Uglier Name?        [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Tweet This is part of a series about relocating a family internationally, called What I’ve Lost, What I’ve Gained, for BlogHer’s month of blogging. What do you call a woman or a man who follows her spouse as he or she relocates for work, often sacrificing a career and identity? These spouses pack up the […]

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Tales from the Land of the Demented        [CLICK TO READ MORE]

My mother cuts through the water without a splash. She manages about 400 metres of evenly-paced freestyle before she stops and grins at me, panting behind her. Even in her demented state, Mum can out-swim her daughter. It still gives her pleasure.

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Ugg-ly Winters in Australia        [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Winter in Sydney means getting warmly dressed before you go inside on a mild winter’s day. You don’t get undressed at bedtime, you get re-dressed.

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    Online Job Board Dos and Don’ts

    Tweet Since this past summer, MomsToWork has been offering a niche job board for our readers and the larger Internet population. We’ve focused primarily on non-traditional jobs – such as jobs that are part time, flexible or telecommute. The response we’ve seen has been overwhelming. Here’s what we’ve learned during this time. For prospective job […]

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    Help Wanted: Need Memorable Email for Job Search

    Tweet What email address is right for my job search? JuliePower589@gmail.com didn’t sound memorable enough for my newly-updated resume or job application. I’ve seen folks use email addresses and handles like fabcookandmotherroftwins@gmail.com and SexyLongLegs@Hotmail.com for job applications or on LinkedIn, but call me old fashioned, but it doesn’t seem professional enough to me … If […]

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    Tweet Introducing @MomsToWorkJobs on Twitter. Follow MomsToWorkJobs for information about job openings in your area and across the United States. We’ll tweet about flexible, family friendly, telecommute, virtual, remote, consulting, contract, part time, temporary, seasonal, hourly work and more. Follow @MomsToWorkJobs Follow Moms To Work on Twitter @MomsToWork.

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    Tweet Many moms have careers outside the home now, in various fields. It’s a tough job trying to balance both career and being a doting mom to our kids. I’m not saying it can’t be done, just that it’s not necessarily easy to achieve.

 Along with the 9-5 expectations, often are the meetings, conferences, and […]

  • MomsToWork.jobamatic.com

    Online Job Board Dos and Don’ts

    Tweet Since this past summer, MomsToWork has been offering a niche job board for our readers and the larger Internet population. We’ve focused primarily on non-traditional jobs – such as jobs that are part time, flexible or telecommute. The response we’ve seen has been overwhelming. Here’s what we’ve learned during this time. For prospective job […]

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  • The Traveling Executive Mom – 7 Great Ideas to Maintain the Bond!


    Tweet Many moms have careers outside the home now, in various fields. It’s a tough job trying to balance both career and being a doting mom to our kids. I’m not saying it can’t be done, just that it’s not necessarily easy to achieve.

 Along with the 9-5 expectations, often are the meetings, conferences, and […]

  • The Tax & Financial Implications of Returning to Work After Having a Baby

    The Tax & Financial Implications of Returning to Work After Having a Baby

    Tweet While the majority of women today enter the workforce at some point in their lives, the birth of a child often causes a woman to rethink her career, at least on a temporary basis. Among other concerns, a new mother often must weigh relevant financial concerns, including not only overall household income, but also […]

  • My alter ego, Julie Power the superhero

    Help Wanted: Need Memorable Email for Job Search

    Tweet What email address is right for my job search? JuliePower589@gmail.com didn’t sound memorable enough for my newly-updated resume or job application. I’ve seen folks use email addresses and handles like fabcookandmotherroftwins@gmail.com and SexyLongLegs@Hotmail.com for job applications or on LinkedIn, but call me old fashioned, but it doesn’t seem professional enough to me … If […]

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    A post about nothing except my bum and blogging

    Tweet This is a post about nothing much except blogging and my fat bum. That’s what we call our derrieres in Australia, where I come from. I am sitting here again in my exercise clothes on my fat bum on my uncomfortable office chair without having cleaned my teeth, brushed my hair or done anything […]

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    Tweet Moving is a liberating bitch. You lose so much, you gain a lot. After 16 years of living in the USA, we moved back to Australia nearly four months ago. During Blogher’s month of blogging, I’m going to post every day on the theme, “What I’ve Lost, What I’ve Gained, ” a light-hearted account […]

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