Author Archive | Angela Baker

a mom checking items off of her to-do list to lighten her mental load

Managing the Mental Load of Motherhood

Motherhood comes with some serious mental baggage. Learn how to balance the mental load and keep your sanity! Scheduling doctor and dentist appointments. Meal planning. Picking up a gift for a classmate’s birthday party. RSVPing to said party. Vacation planning. Making sure that the favorite outfit is clean (you know, the one that causes a […]

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I recently attended a professional development event on the importance of fostering mentor relationships to move your career forward. As I listened, I wondered whether the same could be said for parenting. I realized that some of my relationships with other moms have definitely shaped and improved me. While I was pregnant, an old friend […]

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5 Tips to Make Pumping Less Painful

As I get ready to wrap up my second year long stint of exclusive pumping–I’m down to just three 15-minute sessions a day—Woohoo!– I want to share some tips that I’ve discovered a long the way. Maybe one or two of them can make another pumping mom’s life just a little easier! Build a support […]

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