Every day this month, I will be featuring an interview with a working mom just like you. It’s called A Day in the Life of a Working Mom.
We’ll learn about what she does for work, her family life, and….her tips/tricks for getting everything done.
Today’s featured working mom is Christina!
Tell us about your family (married, significant other, children’s ages, etc.).
I am married (5 years) and the mother of one (a 3 year old).
Where do you live?
I live in the city of Atlanta.
What do you do for a living?
I am a teacher.
How do you fit blogging into the mix (if it’s not your “day job”)?
I do it when I can!
What is your typical day like?
Most days, I go to work, pick up my son from his school and then do something with him.
I come home and fix dinner.
When my husband gets home, we try to eat as a family and one of us attempts to put him to sleep. I am in grad school so I often do something related to that.
What’s the best thing about being a working mom? What’s the hardest thing?
The hardest thing is not being anywhere fully. I am at work and thinking about grad school, wondering what my son is doing, and tired. Or I’m home and thinking there is too much housework that needs to be done.
Do you experience guilt associated with being a working mom?
Not a lot of guilt, but remorse that I didn’t make choices in life that would allow me to stay at home with my son at this point.
How do you handle day to day responsibilities (meals, laundry, cleaning, chauffeuring kids, Dr. appointments, school meetings, etc.)?
I am the primary kid handler, but the cooking dinner is shared.
What are your top 3 – 5 tips for keeping everything together?
I’m learning to create a schedule! That seems to be the only thing I’ve got going.
Playing Frozen Free Fall on my Ipad.
What was helpful that you can apply to your work mom life?
Let me know in the comments below. If you have an extra moment, head over to give that working mom some love!
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Terri Ramsey Beavers says
I envy those that can do it all because I’m the worlds worst at organization. I always felt guilty when I had to take the kids to daycare. I see you that Christina and I are almost neighbors. I live in Georgia as well and my son went to college in Atlanta.