Entrepreneurship

Mom Blogger: Elizabeth Thorp of Poshbrood

Gone are the days of Googling “luxury family hotel.” Resort Internet database Poshbrood.com is curated by, and for, the world’s most travel-savvy moms Travel writer-cum-luxury vacation expert Elizabeth Thorp has what one might call a dream job. She travels the world with her husband and three daughters (“there’s a lot of drama,” Thorp laughs. “And …

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Overwhelmed at Work and Home? You May Be Living on ‘Contaminated Time’

“There just aren’t enough hours in the day.” “I’m crazy busy.” “My to-do list is a mile long.” If you’re like most Americans, you likely say one (or all) of the above statements on a regular basis. A few years ago Brigid Schulte—a journalist for The Washington Post and a mother of two—did too. “I …

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Why Working Moms Should Be Applying to Tech Companies

  Google has long been touted as one of the best companies to work for. And now, to drive that point home, the web giant has been rated top employer for pay and benefits by Glassdoor, a company that collects data and ranks companies based on a number of factors, including work/life balance. Glassdoor determines its conclusions …

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Planning to Work From Home? Here’s How to Do It, Step By Step

When I was in high school, I met a woman named Kathy who changed my entire conception of how I could balance motherhood and work. Kathy was my grandmother’s next-door neighbor. A mother of two, she ran a small accounting business out of her home—carefully balancing clients and projects with diapers and play dates. To …

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