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Memories From the Kid of a Working Mom

November 8, 2011

Last week in the comments on my post about working mom decisions, a handful of you talked about your own memories of childhood and what your parents were (or weren’t) able to attend. And while I haven’t had a chance to respond to your comments (someday, I swear!), I did want to more globally address […]

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A Working Mom Decision

November 3, 2011

On Monday, I took the day off work to spend Halloween with Jackson. His daycare was having some events mid-morning, there was a neighborhood event in the afternoon, and then, of course, trick or treating. I decided that I wanted to b a part of J’s first REAL Halloween events, and that meant taking the […]

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Thursdays

April 28, 2011

I hate Thursdays right now. Thursdays are daycare days and they’re just so…draining is a good word. Jackson always dawdles through his breakfast on Thursdays. It always takes longer to leave than I expected on Thursdays. I’m always late to work because of drop off on Thursdays. I feel stressed about the lateness on Thursdays. […]

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Talking About Work, Motherhood, and Marriage

April 12, 2011

Yesterday, there was a post on Mom-101 that I thought about all day long. In The unspoken truths of mothers on top, Liz wrote about the challenges of being a mom who is the primary breadwinner married to the stay at home dad trying to work, explore your passion, and feed your family. Uh…sounds familiar. […]

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We’re a one car family

December 9, 2010

Have I ever told you guys we’re a one car family? Yup, you read that right. Here in Southern California, land of the cars and the commute and the craptastic (to the point of almost being non-existent) public transportation, we only have one car. I wrote about it once, in the early days of this […]

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