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NPN was created more than 40 years ago with working moms in mind. When you’re working two full-time jobs—mom and employee—your most precious resource is time, and NPN is here to help.

 

Searching for schools for your child and don’t have time to spend hours researching online? Our informative school search videos, Annual School Fair and School & Daycare Directory streamline the process. Have a question about work, kids, schools or anything else? Get quick answers from our parent community on our Discussion Forum.

 

And when you need reassurance or advice about juggling your two (or more!) jobs, our library of articles about the struggles and triumphs of working moms will help you feel less overwhelmed. Long way of saying: We got you, working moms.

 

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Working mom hacks: Tips and tricks to make your life easier
Coffee alone won't cut it. Parents who work full time need a plan to get out of the house on time in the morning with everyone fed, dressed and backpacks packed—without tears. (No one would blame you ...
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3 things working moms shouldn't feel guilty about
Jill*  came to see me for therapy at the end of her maternity leave. She had never experienced anxiety before and was suddenly suffering from shortness of breath, racing heart, difficulty breathing an...
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How working moms can get involved with their child's school
As a mom of a rambunctious 3½-year-old girl and super-active 6-year-old boy and working full-time as a partner in family law, I’m often told that I “do it all.” The seemingly praiseworthy concept, whi...
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Discussions

Job Posting - P/T Flexible Administrative Asst for Teen Mentoring Non-Profit

Job posting for a part-time (average 10 hours/week), remote Administrative Assistant position at at the Chicago ACE Mentor Program, a non-profit that mentors high schoolers about careers in the building design and construction industry. If you know anyone who's available and interested, please feel ...

Mothers' mental health

Hi lovely moms,   I am a PhD candidate in clinical psychology conducting research on motherhood.   If you have a baby between the ages of 0 to 12 months, you can participate and help us advance our knowledge of women’s mental health! Participants who complete the study enter...

Recommendations: Gift for Friend Out of State

My family has been thru a lot over the past few months and facing challenges ahead and my friend who lives out of state has gone above and beyond to support us. She has been there for my family (especially me) every step of the way despite some of her own significant challenges (divorce, issues at w...

Resources for home deep cleaning?

HI all - I am remembering seeing others look for this, but nonetheless...Does anyone have a resource for a service that will do deep cleaning of one's home?  I am looking for someone to wash walls, baseboards, inside of cabinets...the works.   Any referrals welcome! ...

Who do you see to "do" your eyebrows?

The title says it all....Do you have your brows done professionally and who do you see for this?   Recomms welcome! ...


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