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How to Make Working While You’re Pregnant Work

Graffiti in Lebanon via Wikimedia CommonsBy the time I found out I was pregnant, my high school students already had their suspicions. How could they help it? I was missing first period classes and running out of the room to throw up. While I eventually learned to handle both pregnancy and work, I learned the hard way how difficult those two facets of life can be to balance.

Pregnancy is never easy, but working through a pregnancy creates a unique set of challenges all its own. Luckily, with a little bit of planning and foresight, you can learn to live with the changes in how you feel, what you can do, and where you’ll invest your time. And learning to cope with these changes during pregnancy means you’ll be better prepared for your life post-delivery. Read the rest of this entry

I Love What I Do: Event Planning

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“I Love What I Do!” We’ll be interviewing 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.

Reality TV has shown us the exciting world of events planning. But what does it take to plan a party hundreds of people will attend? Norma Smith owns and operates Be-Me Enterprises, an events company based in Silver Spring, Maryland. She shares with us how she got involved in events planning and how her job compliments her family life. Read the rest of this entry

Five Steps to Looking More Gorgeous (and Professional) at Work

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Basic business casual usually means a shirt, a skirt or slacks, and a pair of shoes for all the women in your office. But by keeping five, simple steps in mind, a woman can set herself apart in the workplace as a professional…and as a lady. Read the rest of this entry