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Check Out Our New Promotion

We have a special promotion that's perfect for our New York/New Jersey members or to send as a gift to a friend or relative in the New York area*.

Everyday Helper Solutions has created 3 special concierge packages: for the expectant mom, for the brand-new mom and for the working mom. Each package includes services ... Continue reading Check Out Our New Promotion

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Want to Go Back to School?

ProjectWorkingMom is a scholarship program that provides college funding for working moms and dads. To date, the program has awarded nearly $6 million in scholarships. This year, the program is awarding another $5 million in full-ride scholarships. The program is made possible by its sponsors, including The Tyra S ... Continue reading Want to Go Back to School?

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Make Your Home Business Better


For anyone who is interested in starting a home business or is looking to improve theirs, there is good news. There are more technologies available than ever to make generating income easier and less expensive. Here are a few to consider:


Make sure you stand out - To make unique and fully customized business cards, postcards, thank you cards and ot ... Continue reading Make Your Home Business Better

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Stay At Home Dad



By Julie Burton



Heidi Carpenter is the attorney for Momtalk.com. She has worked for the law firm of Fafinski Mark & Johnson for nine years. Five years ago her life changed a bit as she gave birth to twin girls. And three years ago it would change again when she had another daughter. But one thing didn't change for Heidi, she continued practicing ... Continue reading Stay At Home Dad

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Thinking About Being a Stay-at-Home Mom?


By Beth Weinhouse


Some of us always knew that after a maternity leave we'd be back at work. Others of us knew we wouldn't, and couldn't wait to spend time at home with our young children. But for all the women who go through pregnancy serenely, certain of their path, there are many others who agonize over what to do after the baby comes. Continu ... Continue reading Thinking About Being a Stay-at-Home Mom?

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Survival Tips for the Working Mom

By Lata Tokhi


It is easy to get frustrated with life when you feel like you are managing more than you can really manage and doing a thankless job at that because things never seem to be perfect. But what is difficult is to fight back like most of the working mothers out there have to do in order to continue with their own careers. 'Everything Done To Perfectio ... Continue reading Survival Tips for the Working Mom

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Take Action Against " Maternal Profiling"

Have you experienced workplace discrimination because of your parental status or family responsibilities (maternal profiling)?


The Center for WorkLife Law aims to end employment discrimination against workers who have family responsibilities. This type of discrimination has a name: Family Responsibilities Discrimination. Pregnant women, mothers and fathers of young chil ... Continue reading Take Action Against " Maternal Profiling"

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Working Mom, Super Mom - Is There Really A Difference?


by Jill Frank


Lately, it seems that everyone wants to accomplish something, just look at sites like www.43things.com. The ambitions posted on these sites run the gamut from wanting to get more organized to traveling the world to earning more money. If you are a working mother, you know you are just as ambitious as everyone else out there. You also know that you ... Continue reading Working Mom, Super Mom - Is There Really A Difference?

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Working from Home - Will it Work for Me?

By Ginny Stubbs


These days, more and more people are looking to start their own businesses and work from home. Increased travel times, the desire for 'lifestyle' and control over their financial futures are factors that are leading people to look at alternatives to traditional work environments.


So, how do you know if you're cut out to start a business an ... Continue reading Working from Home - Will it Work for Me?

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Mothers and Work

Now celebrating its 20th Anniversary year, Mothers & More is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of mothers through support, education and advocacy. We support members as they navigate many personal, family and professional transitions during their active parenting years.


Locally, the Twin Cities East chapter is a growing netwo ... Continue reading Mothers and Work

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Choosing Quality Child Care That is Right for You and Your Child


By Tonya Holt, Owner/Operator Primrose School of Woodbury


Working parents' most difficult task is leaving their children in someone else's care. Ideally, many parents would stay at home with their children. However, financial circumstances or the desire to return to careers makes this impossible for many parents. Other parents may explore educational child care ... Continue reading Choosing Quality Child Care That is Right for You and Your Child

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Mompreneurs Work to Balance Family and Careers


It's the universal question all mothers face -- corporate ladder or home with the kids? Is there a way to do both, to really have it all? As women, we take on so many different roles: wife, caregiver, sister, corporate executive, girlfriend ... Too often, we are so busy taking care of others, we forget to take care of ourselves. But more and more women are finding balance by be ... Continue reading Mompreneurs Work to Balance Family and Careers

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The Work-At-Home Parent

By Christine McLaughlin

Moms who work at home know that the term "working at home with kids" is redundant. There's your full-time job as mom -- at home. And then there's the other job where you earn a paycheck -- also done at home. You probably get the feeling you are working all the time. Friends wonder how you do it. You wonder that same thing yourself sometimes!

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Mom or Martyr?

by Shann Vander Leek

A whopping number of women are working full time jobs and raising families. We are professionals, employees, entrepreneurs, mothers, wives, sisters, daughters and friends. Some of us even do our best to be everything to everyone, but at what cost? We working moms must start to pay attention to the quality of our lives.

If you were to monitor one ... Continue reading Mom or Martyr?

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Social Security and Today's Mother

By Kristin Maschka

What mothers don't know about Social Security can hurt them

On October 15, 2000, I walked away from a half million dollars in Social Security retirement income. That's the day my daughter was born and the day I left the workforce to care for her.

Moms are busy people, and learning about the intricacies of the Social Security pr ... Continue reading Social Security and Today's Mother

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From Boss To Mommy


By Julia Tolliver Maranan

The decision to leave the work place to stay at home with your kids is never an easy one. Sure, there are countless good reasons to take on the role of full-time mom, but choosing to do so brings along with it many new concerns, fears, and worries. How do women do it? Here, four mothers who successfully navigated the transition offer their best ... Continue reading From Boss To Mommy

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Bluetooth Basics

By Michelle Hainer

Even if you didn't realize it, you probably know someone who has a Bluetooth-enabled cell phone. They're the people chatting away with no phone or headset cord in sight, and instead have a little wireless device inserted into their ear. But did you know that Bluetooth, a technology that transmits data using low-power radio waves, could also connect your comp ... Continue reading Bluetooth Basics

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