Category: working parents

Home Work: Quatia “Q.” Osorio

Home Work: Quatia “Q.” Osorio

[ 3 ] July 26, 2016 |

Introducing Quatia Osorio, or simply “Q.”: business owner, mother of 5, and passionate advocate for healthy families, communities and the environment. Q is the owner and one-woman powerhouse behind Mama Blu Diaper Service, swapping soiled cloth diapers with clean “fluff” at customers’ doorsteps, every week, across Rhode Island and into Massachusetts. As a community doula […]

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Today’s Home Work: Jamie Glowacki

Today’s Home Work: Jamie Glowacki

[ 2 ] May 9, 2016 |

Join us today as we meet one of my favorite local Moms, Jamie Glowacki, an energetic, acrobatic, entrepreneur who happens to be a potty-training ninja! I first met Jamie when she opened up a kid consignment shop years ago in Hope Artiste Village before moving the shop to Hope Street and then selling the business […]

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RISD presents: On the See-Saw: Women Balancing Family, Art and Career

RISD presents: On the See-Saw: Women Balancing Family, Art and Career

[ 5 ] March 18, 2010 |

Every year Rhode Island School of Design’s Office of Multicultural Affairs plans a week of programming that focus on women. This year, Women’s Focus Week will include a film screen and panel discussion highlighting the topic of motherhood and the challenges women face in balancing work and family responsibilities. Given that many laws, organizational policies, […]

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You Really Can Do-it-Yourself: Motivating Tips from a Mom

You Really Can Do-it-Yourself: Motivating Tips from a Mom

[ 8 ] October 14, 2008 |

By Elyse Major Do you have a room that you look at and think: I would really like to change this? If a room doesn’t require any real structural work, changing it may be more possible and require less time than you think. I know because I’ve been there. Didn’t think I could find the […]

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Ways to occupy your child when you are (trying) to work from home

Ways to occupy your child when you are (trying) to work from home

[ 5 ] July 28, 2008 |

If you are a work-at-home parent (or any parent just trying to make a phone call), chances are you require useful ways to occupy your child while you “accomplish” your tasks. If you have flexibility in your work schedule, here are some helpful solutions to create (quiet) time and allow you to concentrate. If your […]

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Today’s Homework: Stephanie DosReis

Today’s Homework: Stephanie DosReis

[ 2 ] July 7, 2008 |

Home Work: Lessons from Work at Home Parents. This series of Kidoinfo Interviews with parents is about how they manage to squeeze in work time at home (whether working for someone else or running their own business) while juggling kids, homelife, and childcare (or lack thereof). My boys and I used some of Stephanie DosReis’ […]

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Today’s Home Work: Cindy Elder

Today’s Home Work: Cindy Elder

[ 7 ] April 21, 2008 |

Home Work: Lessons from Work at Home Parents. Like many of us, these parents juggle kids, work, and childcare (or lack of it), but their unique situation requires that they squeeze in worktime at home, whether working for someone else or running their own business. Hearing how these parents manage to make it work along […]

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Today’s Home Work: Ilira Steinman

Today’s Home Work: Ilira Steinman

[ 5 ] April 9, 2008 |

Home Work: Lessons from Work at Home Parents. This series of Kidoinfo Interviews with parents is about how they manage to squeeze in work time at home (whether working for someone else or running their own business) along with juggling kids, homelife, and childcare (or lack of it). Today Ilira, co-owner of Rag & Bone […]

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Home Work: Lessons from Work at Home Parents

Home Work: Lessons from Work at Home Parents

[ 0 ] March 21, 2008 |

I would like to introduce a new Kidoinfo series, Home Work: Lessons from Work-at-Home Parents – interviews with parents who take on work at home in addition to the work of raising a family. Like many of us, these parents juggle kids, work, and childcare (or lack of it), but their unique situation requires that […]

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