Nominations Now Open for MKE’s 2nd Annual Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace Awards

It’s time to nominate your favorite employers! Whether we’re at the office, on the front lines, or working from home, there are so many ways employers can support their breastfeeding employees. Let’s hear those stories with our Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace Awards, 2020 Edition! Attention Milwaukee area employers and local moms! We’re excited to announce Working …

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 …

Happy Thanksgiving, Moms

Dear Mom Force, Happy Thanksgiving! In the spirit of this day, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on some of the things we’re thankful for here at Working Moms of Milwaukee. Looking back at this past year, I must say that we’ve done some incredibly important community projects and none of that could …

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 …

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 …