I didn’t have much mom guilt after my first kid, or even after my second. I loved returning to work. Now I’m back after my 3rd and I’m torn like never before. Words of advice? All I want to do is...
Moms in Advertising
Last week to apply for CreativeComeback our free returners program. Gain new skills for a week and then work on 2 live briefs from Diageo. Pitch back and you could be placed in top tier agency.
Feel pretty close to getting an offer I’m excited about & JUST found out I’m pregnant (my 2nd). Any advice on how to negotiate my role in a way that better accommodates pregnancy/motherhood? (Cont...)
What week did you guys stop traveling for clients? I’ll be 23 weeks tomorrow and still racking up those airline miles weekly.
Considering moving to Hudson Valley, and commuting to NYC. Curious how I’ll see my 1 year old during daylight hours, and also still show up for work with a 3 hr RT commute. Anyone doing this? Advice?
https://youtu.be/4Ewztvjm0A0 it might be tacky to share work from my agency but I don’t care because what we do is so so hard and I want every one of you to know that you are doing so much better than you think ❤️
Any tips on asking for a pay raise? Ive been working so hard and getting great feedback... but struggling so much to afford daycare and all of our normal expenses while still trying to save.
Daughter just turned 1; we’ve been co-sleeping, but need to transition her to her crib in her room. Any tips? She doesn’t even nap in the crib. But this Momma needs help!
Anyone in here NY-based? I’m feeling really stagnant and wondering if NY is calling. The market I’m in is lame and there isn’t much opportunity at my current spot. Keep it real - what’s it like?
All my pumping moms in the house. (No this isn’t me). https://www.facebook.com/713135485/posts/10163184750725486/?d=n
My oldest has been home sick from school all week. I spent part of the week working from home to be with her. Felt I had to go in today because I’d been home - and...
My 2 yr old fights us on dinner every single night. I'm so exhausted after a long day that I'm raising my voice more than I want to. But man, these tantrums are no joke. How do/did you mothers deal?
What’s everyone’s thoughts on the Oscars rejected Frida Mom spot? I don’t have a strong opinion. Having given birth three months ago I appreciated it I guess.
What digital agency or programmatic/search/social specialty unit offers theist flexibility? I WFH 2x a week and often leave by 4:30, working on the commute home. Is this the best I can get?
As a mom of two young ones, I’ve found my workplace confidence level fading more recently. Maybe it’s partly mom brain, who knows. Anyone have a recommendation for helpful books on this topic?
I’m pregnant! Just want to share because I’m so excited. Also, it took only 2 months at 35...everyone’s journey is different but I wish I hadn’t bought into the fear-mongering bs.
Been back from maternity leave for four months and while I was out I got a new boss and my role evolved (not surprising, but not entirely what I want either). How long would you stay before looking?
Do/would you travel on your child’s birthday? Extended family celebration is happening on the weekend. Does your child’s age matter? (She’ll be 4)