All Blog Posts Tagged 'work-life' (10)

Vacations ≠ Work-Life Balance

As some of you already know, I recently returned from a “vacation” with my children and mother in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (PV).  What a blessing to be able to do this and please know that I didn’t take one second of it for granted.

This was actually my third visit to PV, so I was…


Added by Kristina Butler on July 22, 2015 at 9:14am — No Comments

Work-life balance for parents – my top 10 tips

(First published in Discovering Work-Life Harmony)

Finding work-life balance is very much still a journey of discovery for me. Since becoming a mum six years ago,…


Added by Helen C on July 17, 2015 at 9:35am — No Comments

Take the Break That Might Save Your Life

Stress is real.

In 2011, I was diagnosed with central serous retinopathy and the doctors made it very clear to me that it was directly related to how my body processes stress.  

I remember it like it was yesterday.  I sat at my desk…


Added by Kristina Butler on May 18, 2015 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

The One Thing the Work-From-Home Woman Needs From You

Humor me for a second and take this mind trip; Imagine you work from home as a telecommuter or you run your own business from an home office or the dining room table for that matter.

Being the professional you are,…


Added by Slimy Bookworm on April 22, 2015 at 3:06pm — No Comments

Playdate Pressures



"How about we plan a play date for the kids?"
These words - stated often - have me quaking in my boots.…


Added by Samantha Kemp-Jackson on June 23, 2011 at 10:20pm — No Comments

Children are Walking Petrie Dishes

Children are walking petrie dishes. But you knew that already, right?

Thankfully, we are coming out of the worst of times in the lives of little people - winter.

Added by Samantha Kemp-Jackson on June 3, 2011 at 12:41am — No Comments

Reality TV Parenting - The One Week Challenge RESULTS


So how did you do?

One week ago, I challenged you, along with myself, to see if we could collectively stop the habit of using Reality TV Parenting as a way of spending time with our kids. Borne of my own guilt of using the latest episode of Survivor or anything on The Food…


Added by Samantha Kemp-Jackson on May 16, 2011 at 5:45pm — No Comments

Trying to "Have it All" and Feeling Guilty About it, Too

When I started this blog recently, my first post was about the quest that many women go on in order to "have it all."

What exactly does that mean?

Well, for the most part, it means that

Added by Samantha Kemp-Jackson on March 12, 2011 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Reality TV: A Parenting Reality?

I love this show:
Image courtesy of The Food Network
These two are by far two of my long-running, all-time favourites:…


Added by Samantha Kemp-Jackson on March 5, 2011 at 12:29am — No Comments

Is "Having it All" still possible?

Can women really "have it all?" I'd really like to know:

Added by Samantha Kemp-Jackson on February 11, 2011 at 10:52pm — No Comments

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