Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Super Mom: Going Back to Work After Baby

Screen shot 2013-01-28 at 8.33.53 PMPublished January 2013: Mom.Me

Super Mom: Going Back to Work After Baby
Tips to make life with two full-time jobs a little easier

Article Excerpt:

It’s time to return to work, and as a new mom, you may be dreading the day you’ll be leaving your child to re-enter the workforce. But don’t let guilt and anxiety get in the way of the time you have to spend with your baby. “Use that time for quality interactions and positive experiences,” says Texas-based licensed counselor Aline Haeger. Those experiences will foster your love for both family and work and strengthen your role as a working super mom. Continue reading


January 28, 2013 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , | 1 Comment

Mommy’s Time Out

Deep down, I know that I’m a good mom. I know that my kids love me. And, I know that we all have mutual respect for each other. But, I don’t always see the effects of my parenting in the midst of our hectic schedules and daily routines.

 Sometimes, I need to take myself out of the “mommy” role to truly be a better parent.

 My job takes me to several professional development conferences every year. At these conventions and workshops, I learn how to effectively improve my teaching, my media advising and my skills as a reporter. Ironically, these conventions also teach me how to be a better parent. Continue reading

March 24, 2010 Posted by | Blog, Parenting, Reflecting | , , , , , , | Leave a comment