Summer Day Care Panic!
What do you mean they aren’t going to be in school all day! Day care failure: two words that panic any working mother. We work to split ourselves from our maternal feelings, and we theorize that if we have a system of day care for our children, with numerous backup and contingency plans, it will […]Read full story
Choose Your Home Team
Tassology: the art of reading tea leaves At the bottom of a great cup of tea, the leaves that give the brew its flavor are left behind. Legend has it that the study of such tea leaves will show you insights into your future and will help you map out a course of action. I […]Read full story
One life – One Calendar
For a long time I kept two separate calendars: one for work and one for home. I thought it was necessary to keep two very separate schedules in order to be in control of both facets of my life. I wasn’t working with men who were open about what they were dealing with outside of the […]Read full story
Don’t Take the Mom Out of the Career Woman
I grew up in a corporate world where you kept office issues at the office and home issues at home – never should the two mingle. I was good at it. My success at work continued to be acknowledged with promotions. Many of my co-workers thought I did not have a husband or kids. My […]Read full story
Give yourself an A + grade!
Are you giving yourself a grade of C- for your performance at work and home? Trying to attain the mythical work-life balance can leave you feeling frustrated, disappointed and angry. Many of us struggle with the demands at work and with the time we need to spend with our families. Somehow we are supposed to […]Read full story