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Katherine Lewis

Updated Articles and Resources

By Katherine Lewis

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Are Your Career Goals Hurting Your Family? Created: Saturday, January 14, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014
      As a working mother you simply can't focus on your career goals alone. You also have a household to run and children to care for. However, that doesn't mean you have to stop chasing your career goa...
    • How Do You Motivate Children? Created: Thursday, May 30, 2013 Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014
      Parents often wonder, how do you motivate children? They seem interested in soccer but then refuse to go. They dawdle and procrastinate over homework. The answer to how to motivate children is fund...
    • What Is Active Listening Created: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014
      Active listening is a terrific tool in your parenting arsenal. It can also be used to improve your marriage or any other relationship. There are three elements to active listening.
    • Stop Junk Mail Created: Saturday, June 25, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014
      Are your countertops overflowing with junk mail? What's the best way to manage this mail? Refer to this article for a step-by-step guide to stop junk mail from ever arriving in your mailbox."
    • Healthy Turkey Taco Recipe Created: Tuesday, September 07, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014
      Who doesn't love healthy tacos? This healthy turkey taco recipe works best for your family dinner at home or a small group of guests, since you have to assemble each taco individually. This healthy...
    • 5 Ways to Improve Your Marriage Created: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014
      Who wouldn't like to improve their marriage? It may seem like a lot of effort on top of working and raising kids, but ultimately we all hope to ease into the golden years with our spouse as a compa...
    • How to Organize Your Briefcase Created: Sunday, March 13, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014
      Use this step-by-step solution to organize your briefcase. Learn how to organize your briefcase in one hour. Organize your briefcase and make a great impression with clients and business partners."...
    • Advice for Saving Your Marriage Created: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014
      Whether you need to save your marriage today or you're simply hoping to ward off problems, the same basic advice applies. Research shows that marriages last when the couple can resolve conflicts, b...
    • Secrets to Finding Part Time Work Created: Friday, May 25, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014
      Many working mothers have the luxury of being able to work part time. Ideally, working mothers can work part time while their children are in school, and be home in time for school dismissal. Other...
    • Give Nice But Cheap Gifts This Holiday Season Created: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Cheap gifts often seem so, well, cheap. But your loved ones don't really want you to bust your budget buying an extravagant present. Sure, it can take more time and effort to find perfect, cheap gi...
    • How Working Mothers Should Prepare for an Annual Review Created: Friday, February 15, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Preparation for your workplace annual review can be stressful as you hope your boss's review will be favorable. For this reason, working mothers need to take time out of their busy schedules of ju...
    • 8 Ideas For Finding Time For Your Spouse Created: Friday, November 04, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      As working mothers, we are constantly balancing our job and family responsibilities. Sometimes, the relationship with our husband or partner can suffer while trying to juggle the kids and our caree...
    • The Pros and Cons of Bicycle Commuting Created: Sunday, September 26, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Whether you want to help make the world a greener place, or simply need the exercise, bicycle commuting is an appealing idea. However, if the mere thought of pedaling all the way to work makes you ...
    • What's the Downside for Two Women Job Sharing? Created: Saturday, July 18, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Many working moms with high-pressure jobs think, if only two women job sharing could fill this position! Job sharing can be a terrific solution for employees who want challenging careers and lots o...
    • What Is Day Care? Created: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      When you first become a parent there are a million new things to learn, and day care is one of the most important. What day care is may vary depending on your geographical location, work hours and ...
    • A Guide to Part Time Employment Created: Saturday, October 16, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Many working moms dream of part time employment as the answer to the work-life balance dilemma. Part time employment, you think, would give enough time to bond with your children and manage the hou...
    • To Get Everyone Out the Door on Time, Put Kids to Bed in Clothes Created: Wednesday, April 01, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Alleviate your morning scramble by putting your kids to bed in clothes. Whether you have an infant or a second grader, if your child gets into bed in clothes, it'll make the morning easier. Sure, y...
    • What Is the Motherhood Penalty? Created: Sunday, November 07, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      You may have heard the phrase motherhood penalty and thought it sounded pretty grim. It is. Social scientists call the pay gap between working moms and child-free women -- after controlling for eve...
    • 6 Ways to Streamline Kids' Homework Created: Tuesday, April 05, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      It's many working mothers' pet peeve: homework. As parents, we often dread homework time, especially after a long day at the office when we have to juggle dinner preparation and homework help. In m...
    • 5 Steps to Finding the Best Child Care Services Created: Tuesday, July 27, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      As a mother you want to make sure you're getting the best child care services while you're at work. Faced with a myriad of options for child care services, working moms need to weigh all options. T...
    • 5 Tips to Organize Your Office Created: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Learn how to organize your office and increase productivity. Refer to this article for 5 tips to organize your office." itemprop="description">> Monday, March 14, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Refer to this article for the top 5 ways working moms waste time. Ways working moms waste time include multiple trips to the grocery store each week, poor use of email, other online diversions, too...
    • FAQ's About Job Sharing Created: Friday, July 17, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      It's easy to see why overworked employees might want to job share. But FAQ's about job sharing also include what are the benefits, what are the pitfalls and how to implement job sharing. Read on fo...
    • How to Stay Close to Older Kids in a Blended Family Created: Monday, June 30, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Blended family fun. It may sound contradictory. Certainly, anyone with children (or siblings) from different relationships knows the complications that can arise. The focus of a blended family ofte...
    • 5 Ideas for a Cheap Date That's Fun Created: Wednesday, April 08, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Once you're a parent, a cheap date is no longer a bad thing. After all, it's the family money you're spending when you shell out for a babysitter, drinks, dinner and a movie. So for all the moms an...
    • Master Your To-Do List Created: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Do you have multiple to-do lists for work, home and personal tasks? Consolidate all of your to-do lists into one and get more done. Refer to this article and learn how to create and use one master ...
    • 6 Ways to Prepare to Go Back to Work Created: Sunday, October 24, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Going back to work after maternity leave or taking some time off while your child is young can be difficult, and very overwhelming for many mothers. But the well-prepared working mom will have an e...
    • How Working Moms Can Have a Happy Marriage Created: Tuesday, January 27, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      After working all day, feeding the family and putting the kids to bed, the last thing on your mind is building a happy marriage. But a happy marriage is the foundation for your family's well-being....
    • What Is a Breadwinner Mom? Created: Sunday, December 23, 2012 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      If you've heard the term breadwinner mom, you've probably guessed what it means: a mother who makes all -- or the majority -- of the income in the household. But this simple phrase underlies a more...
    • How Working Moms Find Emergency Child Care Created: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      In an ideal world, you'd never need emergency child care. But this is reality. There are snowstorms, sick kids and power outages that disrupt any working parent's carefully laid child care plans. T...
    • Parents' Involvement in Children's Education Created: Thursday, January 30, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      We all know the parents role in child education is important, but exactly what should that entail? It's good to strike a balance when it comes to parents involvement in children's education. You ca...
    • Find the Right Alternative Work Schedule for You Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      You may have heard about alternative work and wondered what it meant. An alternative work schedule is anything that varies from the 9-to-5 grind in the office. That can include telecommuting, flex ...

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