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Seeking a Nanny? How to Find Your Own Personal Mary Poppins

Hiring that special someone to help out with the little ones or even around the house? Mary Poppins sets the bar high in the nanny universe, but hopefully with some of these helpful tips, you, too, can find your very own Mary! The definition of a nanny often varies from parent to parent, and there […]

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A Reprieve for the Guilty Working Moms

“You didn’t come, Mom,” she wailed. “You were the ONLY MOM who wasn’t there!” I had no idea what my 6-year-old was talking about when I picked her up that day from school, but her distress was enough to make me start crying. Apparently I had missed her school scout troop’s picnic in the park, […]

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Moms Doing More in the 904: Teresa Miles, Executive Director at the Women’s Center of Jacksonville

With the rise of the long overdue #MeToo movement, women all over the globe are finally — and fearlessly — breaking their silence on sexual assault and abuse. While their stories of survival continue to be heard and headlines on harassment and rape run rampant, dedicated sexual assault advocates like Teresa Miles are needed now […]

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Moms Doing More in the 904: Jennifer Chapman, Public Affairs at Mayo Clinic

If you haven’t already met Jennifer Chapman in person, you’ve probably seen her name. Maybe you’ve worked with her on a board at Leadership Jacksonville, sat with her on a committee for the Junior League of Jacksonville, or volunteered with her at Junior Achievement of Florida. Maybe you’ve purchased something from one of her startups, […]

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A Working Mom’s Gift at the End of Every Day

You know how this goes: You park, check your email and texts one last time, respond to something that’s happened in the 15 minutes since you left your desk, and calendar something else. Then you put the phone down. You shake off the day, the office — including frustrations and setbacks, any lingering bad feeling […]

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