Don’t Let ADHD Get You Down

By WMM Contributor: Elizabeth Braatz According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 6% of children in the U.S. have some form of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This condition is one of the most common mental disorders affecting both children and adults. Symptoms of ADHD include: inattention (not being able to keep focus), hyperactivity (excessive …

July 2019 Spotlight | Allison Trice

Happy July Moms! It’s officially summer and also a new month, which means it’s time to spotlight an incredible mom in our network! Meet Allison Trice, July’s spotlight mom! Get to know Allison in our exclusive interview below. Please tell us your name / employer / profession(s): Allison Trice, Paraprofessional with Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) …

2019 Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace Award Winners

Working Moms of Milwaukee is excited to announce our 2019 Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace Award Winners in the Milwaukee Area! Nominees were evaluated on the following criteria: Lactation rooms to employee ratio Accommodations for mothers to store their milk during the workday Overall privacy Ease of washing pump parts at work Overall description Nominees were judged …

Momma’s Gone Crazy

By WMM Contributor: Elizabeth Braatz If you’re anything like me, then you’re overscheduled, overstressed and overworked. You’ve committed to every request that comes your way, volunteer when needed, check homework, make lunches, clean your house and be the best wife and mother that you can be…all while being a functioning employee at work. Just typing …

8 Tips for Parenting Your Teen

By WMM Contributor: Silvia Cortes Adolescence. A time in our life that feels as if it is going to last forever and ever.  Then, all of sudden we are 10, 20, 30 years since our teenage years and wonder how we survived until it’s time to parent a teenager.  I have the bigger bonus of …

Top 3 Summer Party Ideas for Families

Warmer weather is finally kind of almost here in Milwaukee (hey that long weekend was pretty spectacular) which means it’s time for outdoor events and parties! If you’re like us, you have lots of events to celebrate such as birthdays, graduations, anniversaries and maybe even a wedding or two this summer. Last summer Working Moms …

The Childcare Search

By WMM Contributor: Melissa Feldmeyer The part of motherhood I was looking LEAST forward to was not the delivery or the sleepless nights, but the idea of having to find child care for my baby. The search, the guilty feelings about leaving my baby, and the cost (oh, the cost…..) I knew I would be …