Going Back to School When You're a Mom

Graduation season is looming, and I am fortunate to be able to call myself a graduate once again this May.Having previously completed a bachelor’s degree and a dental degree, I’m no stranger to school. But this time was different. So different. This time, I was a mom....more

My 'non-attendee' inspirational story from BlogHer 2015

I wasn’t at the BlogHer 2015 conference (BlogHer is a U.S. based blog network) because I live in Singapore. However, I read a great article about being involved with #BlogHer15 from afar by Denise, and I took her advice. I followed BlogHer and SheKnows on twitter, instagram and facebook. I got regular updates and amusing anecdotes....more
MrsFreeloader I'm going to fix your typo right now. And, I'm so glad you felt connected from ...more

Life Changes?

Well these past few months have been interesting. I'm making more changes, when it comes to my future and being able to get the heck out of this city. I'm grateful for much of what it has given me, but if I stay here, I will shrivel up and die....more

Going Back, Way Back

Yesterday was my first day of graduate school. I raced from the preschool drop off to the school's parking garage. From door to door, it only took me a half hour.I sat outside for a bit, waiting for the course to begin. I was nervous as anything. Everyone was pretty young. Does no one go back to school for their degree any more?...more

50 and Going Back To School

I'd always dreamed of moving to NY for the summer and taking a month-long course at Parson's. So while in NY on business this past November, I thought I'd swing by this famed university and check to see if they had printed their new summer catalog. I walked in the front door and to my left was a nice young girl, sitting at the desk. She was apparently one of the students, working to put herself through college. ...more
 @lisaweldon Bummer about your class. After I read this article, I saw on your own blog about ...more

Change, to it being inevitable

After 37 years, I have finally figured out or perhaps finally accepted, that change is really hard for me. Last week I started a new job, regular school days are back in full swing, I joined the gym after an eight year hiatus and have to go Friday through Sunday to get my three days a week in, soccer season has started and will monopolize the next ten weeks with four games per weekend AND I have my period. So yeah, a little stressed over here. ...more