Anxiety, Depression and Pregnancy

Last week, Diane blogged about anxiety. Today, psychiatrist Leslie Walker shares her expertise on dealing with anxiety and depression during major life transitions like having a baby. -------------------- 4word: You said you…

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Spiritual Truths For Working Moms

Are you mom enough? That’s what Time magazine asked this week in a controversial cover article. The article focused on a certain style of parenting called “attachment parenting,” but I’m more interested…

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Friday Faves :: Born to Be Boss, What Every Mother Has to Know and the Blueberry Girls

Welcome to the weekend, ladies! Whether you’re a mother yet or not, we wish you a happy Mother’s Day celebration with your family this coming Sunday. Take Notice A GREAT GIFT: If…

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Transitioning to Motherhood, Part 2

Our interview today is a continuation of the conversation we began last week with 4word women Courtney and Meghan about making the transition to motherhood. Courtney is currently a full-time mom to…

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Maternity Leave

How do you answer questions about returning to work after having a baby? This week a reader we’ll call Gloria, wrote in with just that question: I've just had my third baby.…

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Transitioning to Motherhood, Part 1

This week begins a two-part interview series around the topic of working motherhood. Courtney Howard (pictured left) hails from Los Angeles. She met Diane through her board work on the Salvation Army’s…

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Home for Dinner

The COO of Facebook leaves work every day by 5:30 to have dinner with her kids, and she thinks you should too. How great is that? I love so many things about…

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All about self-management

This week, we interviewed Kathy Peel, an author, speaker and expert on family management, about a topic you might not think is part of managing your home: self-management. -------------------- 4word: What is…

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A Loving Conversation About “Working” Moms

Why so much anger over “working” moms? A CNNpolitical strategist named Hilary Rosen made a comment about Mitt Romney’s wife Ann that touched off a firestorm of talk about work and motherhood.…

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Staying Power

This week, we’re introducing you to Kim Butler, a friend of Diane’s who works as Director of Leasing for Hall Financial in Frisco and The Arts District in Dallas. Kim talked with…

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Interview: Dawn

This week, we are introducing you to one of our mentors, Dawn, who works as a physician in Dallas, TX. While we at 4word are big proponents of women professionals mentoring the…

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Follow-up with Dinah Nicholson

A couple of weeks ago, we interviewed Dinah Nicholson about how she and her husband made their dual-career family work. As it turns out, one interview wasn’t nearly enough space to cover…

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Interview: Dinah Nicholson

Ladies, meet Dinah Nicholson. Those of you wondering if it’s possible to raise children while you and your husband are working full time will want to pay close attention to this interview.…

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Friday Favorites

Happy Friday, everyone! You know what that means… another round up of our favorite work-themed blog posts this week. The Working Mom’s Devotional A great new series by Susan DiMickele, who as…

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Interview: Amanda Johnston

Looking for a new book to read? We recommend you pick up a copy of The Broken Road. Last week, we had a chat with the author, Amanda Johnston, about what inspired…

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Friday Favorites

The first week of 2012 is officially over, and (sadly) so is the holiday season. We at 4word hope the year has started well for you. If you, like some of the…

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