Stephanie Prause

Stephanie Prause

Stephanie Prause is a corporate communications professional, juggling a career she thrives at with being a mom and wife. She also serves as the Marketing Committee Chair on the Board of Directors for the Hanna Perkins Center for Childhood Development. Stephanie is passionate about approachable healthy living and staying active (as in, she’ll lose her mind otherwise). Other interests include sampling craft beers, cooking from scratch and reading voraciously (at least for about 20 minutes before she passes out mid-sentence).


The Core Truth of Dealing with a Bad Apple

See what I did there? Turns out, the “one bad apple spoils the whole bunch” thing? It’s true. If one person has a negative attitude, it really can ruin it for everyone. And while you’re first instinct may be to move to the middle of nowhere and become a dairy farmer (this scenario came to […]Read More »

5 Ways Employers Can (Actively) Support Pumping at Work

In my last post, I gave an overview of the realities of being a working mom who pumps aimed at colleagues and bosses of said moms. As I said there, I think it’s important for employers and co-workers to be educated on what’s really going on with pumping so they can hopefully be more supportive. […]Read More »

Let’s Talk about Pumping at Work: An Overview for Colleagues and Bosses

It should be no secret that returning to work from maternity leave is challenging, even for those of us moms who 100% want to work and are generally ready to do so. For mothers who choose to and have been able to nurse their babies (and now have to pump at work), life as a […]Read More »

I Send My Kid to Daycare and Don’t Feel Guilty about It

Here’s the thing: I am tired of feeling like I am supposed to feel guilty that my kid goes to daycare and/or is with a caregiver while I work full time. I’m just over it. I like to work. I do! And my kid likes hanging out with her grandpas and with her teachers and […]Read More »

How to Be a Working Mom

This may seem like a silly post – after all, we don’t need to give advice on how to be a working dad. Men just get to work and be a dad, no questions asked. However, the other day, a fellow mom who doesn’t work outside the home made an offhand comment to me that […]Read More »

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