But… Aren’t Women and Men Wired Differently?

If you’re in your 30s or older, you’ve probably been told over and over and over how much different women are from men. This was largely perpetuated by the famous book, “Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: The Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex.” The book was written by John Gray, ph.D. … More But… Aren’t Women and Men Wired Differently?

7 Tips For Sharing the Mental Load of Parenting with Your Partner

The mental load of parenting is insane. And historically, this falls to the mom. Why? Gender norms. That’s why. It’s not that moms are better at it or dads aren’t willing. Those things certainly CAN be true, depending on your situation. But that’s not WHY this is a recurring pattern in our society. As with … More 7 Tips For Sharing the Mental Load of Parenting with Your Partner

Our Story: How Carrying a Genetic Disease Impacted Us Becoming Parents

I’ve had several people ask me to talk more in depth about Chandler’s and my journey to becoming parents in light of discovering as an adult that I carried a genetic disease. Part of this story was shared on the Mom Who Works Instagram page, which I highly recommend following. Full story below: I am … More Our Story: How Carrying a Genetic Disease Impacted Us Becoming Parents

5 Reasons Working Moms and Stay-At-Home Moms are More Alike Than Different

When I first decided to start this blog, I assumed I would get backlash. I knew some people were going to call me a bad mom for wanting to be the back-up parent. I knew some people wouldn’t like that I am calling for dads to work just as hard at parenting as moms do. And … More 5 Reasons Working Moms and Stay-At-Home Moms are More Alike Than Different

It’s Time to Change the Way You Think About Your “Village”

Being a parent is such a hard job. We don’t talk about that nearly enough. Or, if we do mention it, we quickly follow it with “but it’s soooooo worth it” or something of the like. Well, I’m not here for that. In this blog, we’re going to sit in the hardness for a bit … More It’s Time to Change the Way You Think About Your “Village”