The Trouble with Banning Bossy

I’ve been watching the Lean In movement closely since it began and, more often than not, its goals resonate with me. I’ve even tried some of the more practical tactics in my life and career—albeit with mixed success. I love the idea of articulating what I would do if I wasn’t afraid; of changing the stock images of working women; of appreciating that I have a spouse who is willing to lean into our family.But banning the word “bossy” is so lame. Here’s why....more

My “Lean In” Takeaways

By: Wendy Castellanos-Wolf...more

Lean In, Opt Out, What the F*ck?

I’ve been wanting to write this post for a while, but have been putting it off. It hits so close to home ... and I am also of two completely different minds on the issue, and still trying to figure it out. I don’t have the answers ... but I am living with the questions. ... and the repercussions – both good and bad – of the answers I’ve chosen to date....more
Well, you did the best that was possible for you and your family. Just because someone writes a ...more