UK Working Moms Network
Achieving work life balance is the working mom's quest. Whether you are a new mom or a seasoned veteran, it is important to find balance, not just to better manage our time, but also to feel good about our work and our role as a parent. If you are a career-minded mom, or working because you have to, there is still a need for balance so that your work reflects your best. The UK Work-Life office is dedicated to helping working moms find that balance.
Date: Tuesday, December 11
Time: 12:10 pm – 12:50 pm
Location: Scovell Hall, 2nd floor, Ag. Conference Room #210
Topic: "Dealing with loss during the holidays"
We typically meet the second Tuesday of every month.
by Maria Fischer-Boothe, UK Training and Development
Click here to read Maria's latest blog post.
Excerpt from Maria's blog: "Do I have regrets? No. I have grown a lot; the world isn't about me; I have an appreciation for "starting over"; I recognize the importance of strong social relationships that provide support. Also, my work satisfies my soul and on occasion I have been thanked for helping someone through the work that I do..." [Read more]
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Children's Funniest Moments
This month's featured tiny tale:
"Our four year-old daughter asked us last night for 'circle bump' crackers. When we asked her to explain what those are, she said 'you know, the crackers that are round with bumps all around them.'
That's how we came to learn that Ritz crackers are now called 'circle bump' crackers, according to Emma!"
Click here to read all of this month's "funniest things" submitted by UK families AND submit your own!
Events and Activities
Visit our calendar to see events we recommend.Featured Upcoming Event: Mindful Parenting: November's FREE Health Smart Conversation
Our new featured fall recipe submitted by a UK working parent is:
12 cups frozen corn
1 cup water
1/2 cup butter, cubed
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
2 teaspoons salt
Click here to read the rest of our top picks and submit your own.
Recommendations for Local Services
Whether you are new to town, a new parent, or a veteran parent, it's always nice to find out about new places and services that others have recommended.
To join in the conversation and see what other parents have to say about local venues, services, health care providers, parks, and more, visit the UK Working Moms Facebook page to jump in. You will have to join the group in order to view the posts. See you over there!