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Working Moms

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.


Featured articles

Working mom hacks: Tips and tricks to make your life easier
We asked our working mom members their top tricks and tips for keeping themselves and their kids happy and sane despite hectic schedules.
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3 things working moms shouldn't feel guilty about
Returning to work after maternity leave can be difficult, but guilt is one thing you can leave at the door. Here's how.
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How working moms can get involved with their child's school
Working moms often feel guilty they're not more involved in their child's school. This Chicago mom has ideas on how to get involved while still holding down a full-time job.
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Discussions

Skincare help

I'm looking for advice on some skincare things.  I've never been a big makeup person so I'm pretty clueless about skincare in general, but I'm 45 and think I really need some direction.  Seeing myself...

Attractive Office Chair Recommendations

I need to get an office chair for WFH. My office will cover part of it, but I have no idea what to buy. My desk is in a TV/guest room so I would like it to look somewhat nice, if possible. Can you rec...

In person work meetings

Curious how many people are having in-person work meetings. My boss wants to get together one-on-one, indoors.   I guess I am fine with it since we are both fully vaxxed.   An...

Any Caregiver Tips for my elderly parent?

I am in the situation where my elderly parent is about to return to his home with a 24 hr caregiver whom he knows and likes (had a slight fall & is in skilled nursing) There is a lot to be do...

Road trip to Memphis...

Taking a road trip over memorial day weekend, with our 11 year old son.  Feel free to recommend any activities, hotels and restaurants you loved! ...


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How working moms can get involved with their child's school

Working moms often feel guilty they're not more involved in their child's school. This Chicago mom has ideas on how to get involved while still holding down a full-time job.

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