Category Archives: Working Mom

Honoring Our Veterans, and the Families Who Keep the Home Fires Burning

On this Veterans Day 2013, I’m feeling grateful for all of the soldiers throughout our nation’s history — including my father and my father-in-law, both of whom fought in Vietnam, and my cousin who served in Iraq. But I’m also … Continue reading

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Hi Honey, I’m Home!! What the…??

When I’m drinking a glass of wine at home on a Friday night, I sometimes like to read old anti-feminist texts from the 1940s, 50s and 60s. While I don’t consider myself a “feminist,” I do get a kick out … Continue reading

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My outgoing/antisocial child…?

At 4.5 years old, our daughter N is a lovely, outgoing child (much of the time). She is well-liked at preschool by her friends and teachers and plays very nicely with the other kids. She is fun and funny and … Continue reading

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Burning out, and lighting back up

After this weekend’s “mom-meltdown” (see my blog post/outburst, I don’t want to be “mom” today!), I’ve been wondering — what led to this? We have a good life and everything is going fine right now, knock on wood. Why do I … Continue reading

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Perfectly Flawed

After four and a half years of being a mom, I am finally ready to accept that I’m never going to be the perfect mother. You’d think I would have realized long ago that there are no perfect people, ergo … Continue reading

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In Defense of Family Planning

I don’t usually write about politics here, but tonight I felt it was important to say something on behalf of women and families in this country. In recent days you may have followed the heated debate over whether a female … Continue reading

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A Moment to Breathe!

Omg, omg — are both girls really in bed at 8:45?  Are the dishes really done, and do I really have nothing to do until my husband comes home from a late work dinner??  Let me raise a toast to … Continue reading

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