Leaning In

If you’ve been around me in the past 12 months, the odds are good you’ve heard at least a little earful of what I thought about the precarious balance of juggling work and motherhood and how systematically unfair and dysfunctional it all was. CS is fond of saying that he married a closet Republican and feminist. I’ll save …

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02.27.16 Breastfeeding

While I think the benefits of breastfeeding are likely overblown, I’ve still stayed committed to doing it for the first year. Personally, six months seem sufficient, especially as real food starts being introduced and demand for the boob goes down. But, one year just sounds so much more even than six months. So that’s where …

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Sleepy head

I took a three hour nap on Sat and a three hour nap on Sun and still went to bed, lights out by 9:30pm both days. This tells me a couple things. One – Ollie gets his sleep habits from his mama. Two – I must be doggone tired. Three – when someone tells me …

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Gratitude and Indignation

I’m not one to get emotional at work. It’s just not how I operate, not what I do. Part of it is probably that I never really cared enough to really get worked up. But this week, during a 1:1 meeting, I was in the middle of telling my manager how much I appreciated her …

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New Beginnings

I struggled with the search, having a hard time finding something I liked. So finally, fed up with the process, I said,  Eff it. If it’s not meant to be, it’s not meant to be. Cest la vie. I put an end date to the job search and thought, if nothing good comes before March …

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