baby at work

I Brought My Baby to Work – And It Worked!

“What kind of work do you do?” “Until how old?” “How did you get anything done?”  These are the questions I most often get asked when I tell people “I brought my baby to work”.  To answer those questions: Project Management, 9 months, Babywearing. When I was in college, the most distant thing from my […]

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Ask the Counselor: Balancing Fear

The following question was asked by a Rochester MN Moms Blog reader: “As a mom I’m always concerned for my kid’s wellbeing. I don’t want to be an anxious mom who teaches her kids to be afraid. How do I balance this?” Great question mom! I think anxious moms are awesome! Anxious moms (AMs) have […]

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A Lesson in ‘Slow Down’ from an 8-year-old

I probably tell my soon-to-be-8-year-old to “hurry up” a half-dozen times a day. Whether it’s urging her to complete her homework, to catch up with me on a walk or to complete her (very short) list of daily chores, I’m regularly urging Sophia to move faster. Why? Because that’s what I “need” — or at […]

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