Working Mom

I Used to Feel Bad

July 15, 2013

It was the kind of weekend where I was glad to disappear into my cubicle this morning. I wasn’t feeling well this weekend, I was grouchy, it was hot, the kid was being 3.5, the house was a disaster (of my own making), I felt verbally assaulted by the incessant chatter/backtalk/whining/yelling of the kid, and […]

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Missing But Not Hurting

May 30, 2013

Today is my 4th of 7 days away from my family for a business trip. I am exhausted, I am tired of the city, and I wish I was in my own bed. And yes, I miss my family. But I don’t ache to be with them. In fact, I haven’t even talked to them […]

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It’s 10:39 P.M.

January 3, 2013

It’s 10:39pm. My husband is downstairs asleep with a nasty cold. My kiddo is fast asleep, after a hard couple of days reintegrating to the rigors of preschool. And I? I just got done working. Work has been crazy lately, with a lot of really big projects all hitting at the same time. I’ve got […]

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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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A Plea to My Fellow Working Moms

February 9, 2012

I have a request to all the working moms out there, a plea from the very depths of my soul: Can we please, PLEASE stop saying that other people are raising our kids just because we work? Photo used under Creative Commons from Lachlan Hardy  I get it. And I’ve been there, done that, felt […]

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