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"As a mom, the phrase “self-care” can seem like an oxymoron. And at the same time it feels so painfully cliché – a mom who is too busy to get a manicure or put together a decent outfit."

By Sara Fins When you hear the term “self-care” what do you think of? Long leisurely strolls by yourself

We inadvertently become researchers of life and motherhood when we study our own as well as other mothers’ experiences and journeys. This is the concept behind our Faces of Mom-mentum series featuring interviews with different Mom-mentum members across the nation. Today we are introducing you to Alina Haitz, a Mom-mentum board member. Alina is a first time mom working in Human Resources at Molloy College and is a business partner with her husband—having founded Ark Academic Services.

Researching Motherhood: The Faces of Mom-mentum featuring Alina Haitz Introduction by Kate Fineske We inadvertently become researchers of life and

Your Wo(man) in Washington's letter to her daughter's high school principal about gender equality.

Have you always found it difficult to find ways to recognize opportunity in your life? There are 5 simple steps you can take to make this an easier process.

Quotes That Will Make You Giggle About Parenting :http://www.mommaandthepea.com/quotes-about-parenthood-that-will-make-you-giggle/

Parenting, even at it’s most frustrating always seems to have a hint of humor. Hope you enjoy this list of quotes about parenting and that you get.

Did having children placed a certain level of strain on your marriage? Your relationship is certainly not the only one that has experienced this dynamic. Read our latest blog from a mother sharing journey through marriage after becoming a parent.

The Divide By Nicole Wolfrath It’s the middle of the night and my daughter lies next to me in my bed.

Self-care 101 for highly sensitive moms - why you need to practice it and the benefits that you'll gain from it, + free 2-page quick reference printable

Self-care 101 for highly sensitive moms - why you need to practice it and the benefits that you'll gain from it, free quick reference printable Tap the link now to find the hottest products for your baby!

The argument that it’s cost-prohibitive to provide paid time off for new moms and dads is just ridiculous.  It’s costing more, right now, to not have it than it would if workers could access paid leave to move easily between care and work.

The argument that it’s cost-prohibitive to provide paid time off for new moms and dads is just ridiculous. It’s costing more, right now, to not have it than it would if workers could access paid leave to move easily between care and work.

Most of the time I feel like we are getting nowhere.  There’s still a gender wage gap, still a women’s leadership gap (in spite of our superior educational attainment), still a motherhood penalty, and more women than men in poverty. But researching this post perked me right up. Women have real power at the polls.

Most of the time I feel like we are getting nowhere. There's still a gender wage gap, still a women's leadership gap (in spite of our superior educational

As a mother, have you made your social life a priority? Do old friends seem miles...and years away? This is how a mother of young children collaborated and amazing weekend with old friends, some many states away.

As a mother, have you made your social life a priority? Do old friends seem miles.and years away? This is how a mother of young children collaborated and amazing weekend with old friends, some many states away.

It's a story of freedom and possibilities...and guilt! Rosalia Davi shares her story about work travel while having a young child at home.

It's a story of freedom and possibilities.and guilt! Rosalia Davi shares her story about work travel while having a young child at home.

Each parent and child has their own dynamic. Based on the discussion guide, "Effective Parenting," Staff Member Christine Farrugia wrote her own set of parental guidelines. If you were able to create a set of basic guidelines, what would they be?

Mom-mentum provides our Mothers’ Center Group members with access to Group Discussion Guides meant to encourage reflection and conversation.