Tips for going back to work after parental leave

Guest post by Lori K. Mihalich-Levin, JD. Lori is the founder of Mindful Return, author of Back to Work After Baby: How to Plan and Navigate a Mindful Return from Maternity Leave, and creator of the Mindful Return E-Course. A partner in the health care practice of a global law firm, she also is mama to two beautiful red-headed boys. Lori holds a law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and completed her undergraduate studies at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

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4 Steps to Take to Strike the Right Work-Life Balance

Guest post by Ursula Mead, the co-founder and CEO of InHerSight, a website that helps women find female-friendly companies at all stages of their lives and careers. She’s also the mom of a young daughter and enjoys working in the garden and shooting hoops with her family in North Carolina.

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What is a 529 college savings plan & how to use it

Guest post by Abby Chao, cofounder of CollegeBacker, the easiest way to save for college with help from family and friends. In just 5 minutes, you can start saving with a tax-advantaged 529 plan, and then invite family and friends to contribute at birthdays and other milestones.

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5 genius travel hacks to find the cheapest flights for your family

Guest post by Jesse Neugarten, founder of Dollar Flight Club. Dollar Fight Club helps busy parents and people explore the world without breaking the bank. Sign up for our service — which employs many of the tactics above and a whole lot more — to see how we’ve already saved half a million members over $500 per flight. Safe travels!

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Men, it’s time to talk about periods with your kids

This post appears courtesy of Hamilton Carter.

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The most important parenting lessons we learned from Mr. Rogers

When Father’s Day rolls around each year, we celebrate the male role models who’ve made a true difference in our lives. And who has made more of a difference in the lives of kids and parents alike than Mr. Rogers?

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Resources for parents struggling with their mental health

As a parent, in order to take care of your children, the most important thing is that you first take care of yourself. If you’re having any thoughts of hurting yourself or someone else, or if you’re not feeling like yourself, there is help out there. You are not alone. If you are in crisis, below are resources you can contact to get help at any time.

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Building a lactation room for your office on a budget

It’s 2018 and working moms are the norm. According to the US Department of Labor, 70% of mothers with children under 18 participate in the labor force, with over 75% employed full-time. It’s no wonder then that more than ever before, companies are making it a priority to provide great facilities for pumping for their lactating moms in the office.

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How to Potty Train and Deal with Common Potty Training Problems

By some estimates, the average child will go through over 3,000 diapers in the first year of their life. It’s no wonder then that parents are so excited to potty train when the time is right. But that excitement can quickly turn to fear, frustration and disappointment when potty training doesn’t go as planned.

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What you really need to know about IVF

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For many, seeing a pregnancy announcement or baby photos on Facebook brings great joy.

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