September 2012

Growing Up

September 27, 2012

I turned 33 a month ago, an age that should fully put me in the grown up category. And yet, I still feel most days like I’m a kid playing pretend. I don’t know if that ever goes away–clearly progressing in my career, becoming a manager, having to pay bills, getting married, moving across country, […]

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Goodbye to the Working Mom Angst?

September 26, 2012

Sometimes it surprises me how little angst I feel these days about being a working mom. I mean, I get sad at the idea of missing some things, and I get frustrated by the lack of options for activities that working parents can get involved in (yes, I’m talking to you gymnastics school that only […]

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Random Snippets, Just Because

September 24, 2012

This weekend, I got to have a real date night with my husband, spend an entire day with a good friend who lives across the country, and go out to a brunch with my boys where everyone behaved. It was glorious. *** I have to do my staff performance reviews and I’m so nervous. No […]

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Reads From Around The Web

September 21, 2012

Hey, it’s Friday, and I’ve got work nonsense coming out of my ears, so…how about some other great reads? Kick it: First, this pair of posts over at Ask Moxie, Free but not cheap and More on Free but not cheap came on the heels of several different discussions I was having off and online […]

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The Ocean and the Air

September 20, 2012

This morning when I drove to work, the marine layer still hadn’t receded entirely. I live about 6 miles from the beach, with hills and valleys in between, so when that dense foggy haze lingers, you can see it settle into the crevices of the landscape–here there will be clear air, and just down that […]

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