The Resume Gap

By WMM Contributor: Elizabeth Braatz Shortly after graduating with my undergraduate degree, I started working full-time and did so until starting graduate school a few years later. While in school, I worked for the university, teaching undergrads so my resume was fairly stacked when I embarked on interviews a few months before graduation. Before I …

Moms on the Run: Local Working Moms Who Ran for Elected Office and Won

Alderwoman Chantia Lewis, Milwaukee Common Council Trustee Jessica Carpenter, Shorewood Village Board Have you ever thought about running for elected office to make a difference in your community? We’re sharing the stories of three local working moms who had the courage to put their name on the ballot.  By WMM Contributor: Maura Metz Alderwoman Chantia …

Moving with Kids

By WMM Blog Contributor: Elizabeth Braatz While this list is fluid, there’s a short list of things that two people go through in a marriage that can cause major stress: Death of a loved one Divorce Major illness or injury Job loss Moving That’s right, moving! This means that moving can cause similar stress as …

Game On, Mom!

By WMM Contributor: Maura Metz If  Moms Getting Ready in the Morning had Sportscaster Commentary   Announcer 1: And we’re off to the races, folks! It’s 4:36 a.m. and the baby is crying. Announcer 2: The question is can mom get her back to sleep? Announcer 1: Will she pull it off? She’s getting out …