Every so often I get a slap in the face reminding me of what I sacrificed in my career when I switched from full-time to part-time work because of motherhood.… Read More The Motherhood Albatross Sabotaging Your Career
Of all the things that we do in our lives as women, we often want to get this one right more than any other — feeling as if someone else’s life depends on our pursuit of being the “perfect mother.” … Read More When Is DONE Better Than PERFECT?
She owned her decision to work, embraced it, knew what she was giving up… I needed to own my decision, so I could be at peace with it in 10 years when I was in the same place in my career.… Read More The Right Decision in the Work vs. Stay Home Debate
Mothers have not embraced the concept that many hurdles we face could be overcome if we attacked them together with one common effort.… Read More Mothers, Don’t Let Men And Others Divide And Conquer Us
If we all got accolades for effort, we might accomplish more as a society — because we’d all be willing to take more chances and give 110% despite the likelihood of public failure and humiliation.… Read More #SixSteps For #Parents To Convince #Kids #Losing Can Be #Better Than #Winning: A #Lesson From The #ChicagoCubs
I marvel at mothers who seem to drift through life effortlessly, puttering around the house in pajamas as they work… Why does my day-to-day life make me crazy and always seem to be spinning out of control?… Read More Why Can’t I Be One Of Those Calm Moms?
This one suggestion — to meet men more than halfway by invading their turf to make friends and loyal colleagues — can help bridge that huge divide.… Read More Should We Be Stalking Men To Get Their Jobs?
This single woman just didn’t understand that my time was so limited that I couldn’t take care of some basic female needs that had fallen by the wayside for so long…… Read More 24 Tasks A #WorkingMom Hopes To Do #Someday When She Gets To Her Nagging #To-Do List
I’m talking about the kinds of thoughts that follow a sigh and the oft-repeated phrase, “If I only knew then, what I know now.”… Read More 12 Things I Would Have Done Differently With My Young Children
I am convinced he fired me because he realized my kids were more important than the job, and he wanted total devotion. … Read More The Arrogant Men who Believe Their Children Deserve More than the Kids Of Working Moms