Who Runs Your Household?

Posted by on May, 12, 2014 in Home, Leadership, Personal Development, WEI, Working Moms

We Are All CEOs If you ask yourself the question who pulls the strings when it comes to house chores, cooking, shopping and helping with homework, the answer will most often be “ I do”. At least that’s what statistics show. Women are making most of the decisions when it comes to running a household and buying stuff for this household. We also spend more time managing the family, in a manner of speaking. If we picture a family as a company, then...

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Working Mother and Her Guilt

Posted by on April, 6, 2014 in Home, Parenting, Personal Development, Stress, Views and Insights, Working Moms

Almost every working mother strives to attain some sort of balance between her career and her family. Many women today choose to focus on their careers rather than staying home to raise their children, but the myth of ‘having it all’ is ever-present in our society. This belief that a woman, or anyone for that matter, can succeed professionally while being the perfect parent exerts a lot of pressure and ultimately sets us up for failure. Society...

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Be Creative

Posted by on March, 21, 2014 in Home, Personal Development, WEI, Working Moms

Staying At Home? Don’t Let Your Creativity Wane So, you’re stuck at home with a baby or a toddler, or you’ve decided to opt out of work for longer. What you do every day is chores, looking after the kids, chores and helping with homework. Being there and watching your child grow is a great thing, but rewarding as it may be, it’s mostly repetitive, especially when the kids are younger. But you can still be creative: there are scores of ways to...

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The Hygiene Hypothesis

Posted by on March, 20, 2014 in Home, Parenting, Personal Development, WEI

Is Perfect Hygiene The Best For Your Child? The short answer is no. The long answer needs a bit of talk about how the immune system matures and how our society has evolved to treat cleanliness in often absolute terms, which has had mixed consequences for our health. But let’s start with that bit about the immune system. For the first few years of a child’s life he or she is much more vulnerable to germs and viruses than an adult. That’s because...

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