Category Archives: Working Mothers

I Took a 40% Pay Cut to Be a Better Mother

by Alicia Barnes of I always assumed I’d work and have babies. I mean I went to college after all. Then my life looked like this: 6:45 wake, dress everyone 7:15 leave for childcare/work 8:00 start work day 5:15 pick up baby, eat dinner, play with baby, bathe baby 7:30 put baby to bed On…

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MommyHacker: Working from Home with a Baby

Noah and I taking a break from work to do some selfies… In October 2009 I quit my beloved but dead-end job as a newspaper reporter (because of this basically) to focus on what was then a fledgling natural hair website. And I remember having a conversation with my mother about how I was struggling…

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