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I Love What I Do: Volunteer EMT

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What Are YOU Doing to Help via Wikimedia“I Love What I Do!” We interview women who find creative work that makes them feel fulfilled without sacrificing their personal or family lives. They’ll share what their jobs are really like and how other women can find something they love to do.

Linda, a volunteer emergency medical technician, describes the excitement and drama dealing with medical emergencies. She shares with us what it is like to balance volunteering with her family life and why she spends her free time saving lives. Read the rest of this entry

Mommy Has Needs Too: Keys to a Better Life Blend

While some women find professional or personal satisfaction as full-time working or stay-at-home mothers, others feel deeply divided between work and home. (Read more about the rise of the work/home divide.) If you’re someone looking for concrete advice for filling in the gap and finding time for yourself, look no further than Anne of Modern Mrs. Darcy‘s latest eBook, Work Shift: Finding a Better Blend of Work, Life and Family. Read on for how to win a free copy. Read the rest of this entry

8 Honest Truths from a New Mom

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On the eve of my son’s first birthday, I sat down and reflected on the last year of my life. Even though I’ve wanted to be a mother for as long as I can remember, nothing about being a parent has gone the way I expected. Yet after a year with my son, I can say that it’s in those moments when all my hopes and dreams about motherhood are dashed that I learn the most about my son, about being a mom, and about life.

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