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Away but not Absent: 13 Ways Traveling Parents can Ease Kids’ Separation Angst

Going out of town on business is oftentimes a necessary part of the job for working parents. If your children struggles with your (or your partner’s) absences, try a few of these ideas to soothe the stressful sting of separation.

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5 Ways to Stay Employable While You Work at Home Raising Kids

When Heidi Englebert had her first child, Avery, in 2001, she decided to take a one-year leave of absence from her job as a business analyst. That one-year break turned into a 10-year stint at home as Englebert raised Avery and her second daughter, Anna. As her children got older, Englebert grew restless and decided to go back to work full-time. “I was determined to get a job for my own personal well-being,” she says. “I wasn’t satisfied being at home anymore, and I was ready for that next step in my life.” 

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Defying Mommy Guilt: Tips for Balancing Family and Career

Mommy guilt. Those words have become all too familiar for many of us working moms. I have a gaggle of children - six, to be exact - and although four of them have now graduated from high school and moved on from the needy stages, for many years, I juggled a career and six very busy children’s schedules.

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Seven Golden Rules for Working at Home

Thinking of starting a work-at-home business while the baby is napping or the kids are in school? Nowhere in the working world is a boss going to give you the kind of flexibility you get working for yourself.

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