Working Moms

Being a working mom is a juggling act. This is a community of women who understand how difficult and overwhelming it can be to balance at times. Come find support and meet other women dedicated to their family AND career!

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Advice for divorced mothers.

My 4 year old miss his dad a lot we stay in separate towns and don’t see him a lot. It feels like he wants to be with his dad more than with me.

Started by Lirita on 01/08/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 01/14/2010 by Vernice

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trying baby on baby porridge? what age?

Hi, i have a baby aged 4 months, im just wondering when i can start trying him with a bit of porridge or farleys rusks? i have read somewhere that unless they are whingy after...

Started by Cassie on 01/12/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 01/14/2010 by Suzanne

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no longer sleeping through the night

Hi working mums! My little one has just turned five months old. I've been so fortunate as I was at home on maternity leave until she was just under five months and she's been...

Started by Zodwa on 01/12/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 01/14/2010 by Zodwa

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How Much TV is Too Much for a 3 Year Old?

There has recently been some talk by celebrities about how they only let their children watch 1 hour and 15 minutes of tv a day...... What is too much? How much would you let...

Started by Hayley on 01/13/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 01/14/2010 by Heather

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runny nose

My 2y/o son has allergies. Mostly food & dogs. He is not allergic to mold, dust or mites. The past 6-8wks seem to have been just one runny nose after another. Wondering what...

Started by Kelly on 01/13/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 01/13/2010 by Kelly

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Feeling taken advantage of..am i overreacting??

I have been helping out a friend of a friend for about 2 months now. She hasn't worked in over 2 years and recently went back to work so they wanted a sitter they could trust...

Started by Nicki on 01/13/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 01/13/2010 by Maureen

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I dont want to be working.

Mackenna is my third and last child. I love being with her. I feel like she is growing too fast. I go to work and come home to find that I have missed another first. I hate it....

Started by Nancy on 01/12/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 01/13/2010 by Jessica

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Antisocial Baby

My 8 month old has always been afraid of people ( he cries hysterically) even his own grandmother that he visits at least once a week. He will stay with my husbands mother for...

Started by Jackie on 01/12/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 01/12/2010 by KRISTY

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I Need Help

Can anyone help me with potty training my 2 year old son. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

Started by Keshondra on 01/12/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 01/12/2010 by Keshondra

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money

has anyone heard of a "government grant"?...if so what is it about?

Started by Dawn on 01/07/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 01/12/2010 by Dawn

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Looking For a good in home babysitter

I live in iola Kansas and if any of you live in this area I only work part time 3 hrs in the afternoon and am needing to replace my babysitter I have now... I am not happy with...

Started by Lori on 01/12/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 01/12/2010 by Lori

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other people feeding my baby!?

i have a great sitter, but she and my husband want to start feeding my son more than i do..i breast feed and pump at work. i only get out a certain amount, but they say he wants...

Started by Tanya on 01/11/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 01/12/2010 by Faith

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y (y not)

the only reason i do work is because i want my son to have the best but people tell me thats im wrong for having that reason

Started by Lashenda on 01/07/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 01/10/2010 by Laura

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Not sure when to go back!

So this is our 4th and last child.I love thet connection I have with Benny. I've always worked, cried after leaving my children with pretty much strangers. Now my husband is...

Started by Rebecca on 01/10/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 01/10/2010 by Trisha

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Almost 3 year old not napping suddenly

My boy will be 3 in October. Suddenly in the past two weeks, he has stopped napping. He stays quiet by himself in his bed and plays, but just doesn't fall asleep. He'll stay...

Started by Becky 6 days ago in Working Moms

Last update 6 days ago by Sarah

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Why do you smoke? Answer to kids

Hi, I am a regular smoker. I never smoke in front of my kids or anywhere near them. However, they do know I smoke and have often seen me light up on our porch. The common...

Started by Shanaya on 07/27/2017 in Working Moms

Last update on 08/04/2017 by Megan Grace

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Avon

Hello, I'm a newbie Avon Rep looking for customers. Message me if your looking to buy or become a rep.

Started by Tired on 08/07/2017 in Working Moms

Last update 1 day ago by Michelle

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Leaving Children to go to work.

To this day 4 years later I am still struggling with leaving my boys everyday to go to work. Who else is going through that same thing?

Started by Gina on 08/04/2017 in Working Moms

Last update 1 day ago by Marie

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Auto Pilot

Does anyone else ever get so caught up in the needs of the house and everyone that you look up on Sunday morning and feel like you haven't seen your kids all week?! I went from...

Started by Stacy on 08/02/2017 in Working Moms

Last update on 08/03/2017 by Tracy

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Breast feeding

My bby is nt having breastfeeding wat to do.he likes powder milk

Started by Shruti on 07/28/2017 in Working Moms

Last update on 07/31/2017 by Shruti

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Husband expects sex every night

My husband (33) and I (29) have three sons ages 6, 3 and 1. We've been married for 8 years. He has very high sex drive. Me- not so much. We both work full time. He works in a...

Started by Aleena on 08/02/2017 in Working Moms

Last update on 08/03/2017 by DC

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Almost 3 year old not napping suddenly

My boy will be 3 in October. Suddenly in the past two weeks, he has stopped napping. He stays quiet by himself in his bed and plays, but just doesn't fall asleep. He'll stay...

Started by Becky 6 days ago in Working Moms

Last update 6 days ago by Sarah

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8yr old boy out of control

Screams,hits,cusses, he has bad temper.. He throws things punches walls... Im at aloss. If I take his things away he gets worse

Started by Dawn on 07/25/2017 in Working Moms

Last update on 07/27/2017 by Cc

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End marraige

Came home from work, and my 2 children were having an argument, my husband was giving out to my 13 year old about not speaking nice to his 8 year old sister, so I said ok its...

Started by Sara on 07/30/2017 in Working Moms

Last update on 08/08/2017 by Sara

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Need my daughter back

My daughter is 5, a little bit ago my fiancee accidentally caught her neck because she was running around. thus left a very small bruise on the side of her neck. Long story...

Started by Sierra on 08/09/2017 in Working Moms

Last update on 08/10/2017 by Ev

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My husbands adopted son

My husband adopted his 16 year old son when the child was around a year old. This was a son his ex wife had when they met met.. at that time the child was only 2-4 months old (I...

Started by Jbear14 on 08/26/2016 in Working Moms

Last update on 08/28/2016 by Eager

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Finding it hard to find support and friends

Does anyone ever find it hard to find support and make friends? I'm a single mom and I have no family. Just me and my son, but that can be tough sometimes. I hope I can come to...

Started by Megan on 07/06/2017 in Working Moms

Last update on 08/04/2017 by Megan Grace

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Family courts

I have 2 daughters one is 9 yrs and a 1yr old i take care of my girls mon-friday night da father comes and takes them friday night till Sunday night he filed paper and whats to...

Started by Dreamer on 11/15/2016 in Working Moms

Last update on 11/16/2016 by Jodi

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teacher wouldnt let daughter go to the toilet

At school today, my daughter said she came in from lunchtime and after 15 minutes needed the toilet. She asked the teacher who said no and that she should have gone at lunch....

Started by Jemma on 04/21/2017 in Working Moms

Last update on 04/26/2017 by Sarah

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Having to find out through social media.

Being a working mother means you have to leave your children with a sitter. I have understood this for a very long time. We live in a 2,000 populated town, very small everyone...

Started by Rebecca S on 08/26/2016 in Working Moms

Last update on 09/15/2016 by Jade

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Spanking My Kid

Hello everyone I am a single mum of a 9 year old. I spank my 9 year old, She had to be spanked Lastnight she was backchatting and I gave her 3 warnings on her 3Rd warning she...

Started by Lilly on 10/27/2016 in Working Moms

Last update on 10/28/2016 by Ev

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Feeling like a failure

Hello ladies, I am having a bad year it seems. I am a single mom who relocated to New York a year ago. I have three children. Two girls 8 and 6. And a boy who is 4. He currently...

Started by Chantera on 09/19/2016 in Working Moms

Last update on 11/01/2016 by Shakirali395

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Baby rash under chin

My four month old little girl has a rash under her chin that I can't get to go away...I have tried baby powder, lotion and baby butt rash cream..but nothing works. What should...

Started by Debbie on 08/14/2009 in Working Moms

Last update on 08/24/2009 by Debbie

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Son's Week!

If you have a son let them know how special they are this week!

Started by Chris on 06/13/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 06/14/2014 by Shreya

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Breastfed baby refusing bottle?

My son has been breastfed exclusively for the first five months; now that he's interested in cereal (and I'm looking to return to work) I'd like to transition him to formula....

Started by Kimber on 01/04/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 04/26/2012 by Jennifer

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15 month old not talking yet

I have a 15 month old little girl and she hasn't started talknig yet. She doesn't point to things she wants either. She will usually just cry until I "guess" correctly. I try to...

Started by Jessica on 06/08/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 05/21/2012 by User

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What age do babies start crawling at?

My son will be 6 months old on the 27 and he cant crawl yet. he can hold his head up and kick his legs to flip him over almost but he aint crawling yet. but how old are babies...

Started by Samone on 02/06/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 07/04/2013 by Heaven

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Can you reheat a formula bottle?

sometimes my son doesn't even want a quarter of the bottle, so really were wasting most of the tin.. he is a good eater sometimes he just doesnt want it... so we've started to...

Started by CODY-RENEE on 07/29/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 06/14/2012 by Kathi

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10 month old won't eat anymore! Help!

My 10 month-old used to eat stage 2 baby food GREAT, but for about the past two months he's been reluctant to eat...and now he really won't eat hardly anything at all! I'd...

Started by Jill on 09/10/2009 in Working Moms

Last update on 05/09/2013 by Harneet

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Dry Hacking Cough

My daughter cant stop coughing!!! HELP! She wont drink honey and tea. She spits out honey and milk. I turned the heater in her room off. I've given her baby Tylenol. I've...

Started by Courtney on 01/06/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 03/04/2013 by Haydee