Kristen Pederson

Kristen is a new mom to a spunky little girl named Teagan and is married to her husband, Kent, who she met in college. She has lived in the Twin Cities since the age of 8 and is proud to call Minnesota home. Kristen works in corporate human resources and has a passion for sharing her experiences of being a working mom. She is a coffee and wine enthusiast and loves running, yoga, shopping, traveling, and spending time with family, friends and her golden retriever, Berkley.

Why Not to Feel Guilty Sending Your Kids to Daycare On Your Day Off

So you are checking your time off balance at work and realize you are in serious need of a day off. A day off from work…a day to yourself. Do you plan on sending...

When The Working Mom Loses Her Job

This past month I received news that no one wants to hear. My job was being eliminated at work. I worked for a locally based company that went through a highly publicized corporate layoff;...

Dear Single Moms… I Commend You

This past week I had a very sick baby with a double ear infection and upper respiratory infection. She needed to be out from daycare for three whole days. Luckily, my husband was able...

A Day In the Life (and Mind) of a Working Mom

To all the working moms out there, in the middle of your crazy days of balancing work and family, do you ever wonder if anyone else is going through the same thing as you?...

What This New Mom Has Learned 9 Months In

I’m a new mom to a little girl who has changed my world in ways I could have never imagined. She just turned nine months and has taught me so much about being a...

From a Working Mom’s Perspective

This year I had a baby and became a first time mom. I'm a mom to a beautiful, spunky little girl who is the light of my life. Before my little girl came into...