It has not escaped my notice that women with children often express regret about their performance as mothers. I remember coming back from my own (partially paid) maternity leave, and for two months, driving to drop off and pick up at two different day care centers, doing my work, running the household, rocking the baby, mothering the four-year-old, and feeling like a total failure at everything I did. (Yes, I had a husband at home, but he left early for his office, and came home late, getting in his hours and pushing for professional advancement.)...more
Almost three years ago now (I truly can't believe it's been so long!), Peter and I moved to Windsor, Ontario, and I started working from home (part-time) for my employer in Victoria, BC. Though I'd never really seen myself as the work-from-home-type prior to giving it a try, I quickly discovered that it actually fits me well—and that furthermore, I absolutely love it.
Well, I didn’t get a lot of sleep last night…soooo…
Well, I didn’t have very much time to prepare…soooo…
Well, I wasn’t really invested in this idea anyway…sooo…
We dish these lines out like they are candy on Halloween.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you’ve probably heard about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. It’s been a phenomenal marketing success in generating awareness and donations for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease) research and even perhaps combatted global warming through immense amounts of ice being dumped […] ...more
Get the debate started here! Weekly news update – Photo credit: thegrio.com Happy Sunday! I hope you’re having a great week-end, and that somewhere in the midst of the busyness of life, you find a few moments to reach and inquire within ....more