Do You Feel Guilty About Daycare?

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Yesterday I chatted about checking out my daycare options to get some dedicated work time. I know millions of mamas drop their kids off to daycare every day. But do you feel as conflicted as I do? Let's weigh in! poll by twiigs.com Can't see the poll? Click her to weigh in on daycare …
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Biting the Daycare Bullet

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I've been a work-at-home mom since before my daughter was born. I've "balanced" my work with the kids and have documented some of my frustrations here. Trying to do it all, for me, meant that I was being a full-time mom during the days, writing during naps if possible, and then exhaustedly trying to …
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Move it Momma Fitness: A Fit Community That Caters to the Mom!

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Recently I was invited to work out at Move it Momma Fitness in Huntington Beach, Calif. If you can't tell by the name, the facility caters to moms and includes daycare for the kiddos so moms can work out. It exceeded all of my expectations. It's not just a gym—it’s more like a community center or a …
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Workouts, Interrupted: Dealing With Toddler Separation Anxiety at the Gym

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Child care was a hugely important factor in joining my new gym. I knew that my daughter would likely take some time to adjust to having me leave her at a daycare with strangers and other children, but I didn't really anticipate that it would take weeks and weeks of pretty consistent drop-offs …
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