Acknowledge your fears…. and then overcome them. This is what Sheryl Sandberg taught me about Leaning In at #BlogHer13

Have you read Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead yet? Over 1 million copies have sold so far in at least 11 different languages; so if you bought one of them I’d be interested to know what you thought?  ...more

Get a Bigger Plate

Too much on your plate? Get a bigger plate. Everything I read these days is contrary to this wisdom. The hottest restaurants serve small plates. Portions have become tiny, carefully arranged barely edible art. We're told to live in the moment, not reflect on decades lived or the unknowable future. Get a bigger plate. Everything I read these days is contrary to this wisdom. The hottest restaurants serve <em>small plates</em>. Portions have become tiny, carefully arranged barely edible art. Too much on your plate?...more

On Sheryl Sandberg, Daughters, iPads & a More Equal Future

I have always disliked computer and video games, but a recent comment by Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, blew my mind.Computer and video games are anti-social, violent, moronic, brain-sucking time-wasters, in my humble opinion. I have always limited which games my kids get to play on the computer, iPad or iPhone, and how long they play them. I find the way they become so absorbed in these games to be scary and disarming. I particularly dislike the maniacal, ugly creatures they become when you tell them “time’s up.” I am the anti-computer game Mom. Sorry kids....more

Mom Confessions: Hi, I'm Imperfect; Nice to Meet You

I think I need to tattoo the word ‘Wanted’ on myself, preferably in some obvious place like my forehead. Just own up to it, right out loud.People are practically hunting me down....more

Mom Confessions: Hi, I'm Imperfect; Nice to Meet You

I think I need to tattoo the word ‘Wanted’ on myself, preferably in some obvious place like my forehead. Just own up to it, right out loud.People are practically hunting me down....more
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