I want to address your behavior at the recent fundraising dinner where I worked as a server at your table. I want to confront you for your obnoxious advances, and for the inappropriate way you grasped the back of my leg halfway between my knee and buttock.
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For many moms it can be scary to leave your child with someone else for the first time. In my two years of being a mom, I’ve learned that when you find the right place, with the right teachers, not only is it not scary, but it also feels good.
There are seasons when the work/motherhood balance is not just demanding; it’s, frankly, delusional. Juggling meetings, schedules, babysitters, and to-do lists can leave me feeling more like a manager than a mother. Who has which homework due tomorrow? Who has which extra-curricular activity this week? Not to mention the challenge of quality time with my […]
Today I was asked a question that used to be so easy for me — a question that I realize I’ve forgotten how to answer. Today I learned something about myself I didn’t know. I was asked very inquisitively yet innocently enough: What do you like to do? In other words: What makes you happy? What do […]
I always wanted to be a stay-at-home mom, but, soon after having my first kiddo and leaving my corporate job, I found myself really missing work. I started working contract, freelance jobs during nap times, just to keep myself busy. I’ve done everything from answering questions on ChaCha for pennies to data entry to ghostwriting for […]
I will never forget the first night in our new house. The divorce was rolling along, and my daughter and I were going to spend our very first night in our own home. Something about having a place to call our own, a place for just us, was liberating, exhilarating, and empowering. As I opened […]
There is nothing we love more than supporting the hard-working moms in our community. One way we are doing that is through compiling an annual guide for consultant-run businesses! Ta-da, here it is!