Thursday, March 26, 2009

Go Read This

Whew! What a party we had over here at Up With Moms with the Ultimate Blog Party with 5 Minutes for Mom!!! So many satisfied moms. So happy to have all kinds of new visitors here. I promise I WILL visit everyone who visited me. Eventually.

For all of my new visitors/subscribers, one thing we strive for here at Up With Moms is balance. And in the spirit of balance, our philosophy is, why expend precious brain cells writing original content when there's so many awesome things to pilfer point to on the 'Net?

So here are a few posts that sum up the current state of work/life balance. First read this Washington Post article about how work/life programs are among the first to fly out the window during a down economy. Then read this post on on why businesses that take that approach are stupid cutting off its proverbial nose to spite its face. Then read this beautifully moving post from Queen of Spain that typifies the ongoing war between our hearts and our souls -- a working mom's impossible pull between her kids and a fulfilling job (just hate people who can work all those hours, be a mom and STILL write like this). Enjoy!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

As a new mother and someone who is pulled in a thousand and one directions, I have been finding it impossible to self-actualize and it's getting to me. So last night I started reading the book The Lost Daughter by Daralyse Lyons and I haven't been able to put it down!!!

Any other moms stretched too thin, in search of a mini at-home vacation, I suggest you read that novel. It's beautiful and rich...