I Do, Therefore I Am! Aren't I?

After I finished my psychiatry residency, I was working at Mount Sinai Medical center in NYC.  I was friends with another doctor who was a few years ahead of me. She was pregnant with baby number two. One day, a group of us were schmoozing over lunch. We asked her how she was able to  juggle her kids and her work. Her parents were both successful, and she began to discuss how she and they had handled careers and kids. ...more
I have been a certified performance freak but I am recovering with God's help. I try to remember ...more

Things I Invent at My Day Job, Like Spankles

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@brisher7 my image of the song "wild fire" is changed this day forward! Belly laugh! Hugs, Karymore

Are Women Less Ambitious As They Get Older?

I read this blog on Huffington Post today - Motherhood Not to Blame for Women's Waning Ambition, Survey ShowsHere is the link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/samantha-parent-walravens/motherhood-not-t...I actually believe there is a good side to this survey. Maybe I should have said a healthyier side. Consciousness is building up in the workplace and as the level of consciousness takes hold within a culture, and this is one of the core elements the survey is highlighting. It's not surprising that women are the one's who are making the biggest wave....more

Why You Should Choose a Mentor, Part 2

Sorry for the delay.  Here are the next 2 reasons why you should choose a mentor: Successful women entrepreneurs understand the importance of having a mentor.  In fact, developing a portfolio of mentors to meet different aspects of your life, both personally and professionally, is paramount!...more

Things that make my head burst into flames

I've been working in my chosen career since I was nineteen years old. I started as a part-time college intern....more

Balancing career and family: working women's dilemma

  Balancing career and family: working women’s dilemma by Gracy Silveira D'souza   ...more

A Man Needs a Maid

Friday, June 4, 2010 A Man Needs a Maid ...more

Does Taking Your Husband's Name (or Not) Affect How Much Money You Make?

Nine years ago this fall, I went to the closest Social Security office when we returned from our honeymoon and changed my last name to match my husband's. It wasn't an easy decision, and we went through a plethora of choices: keep our own names, combine them into one general family name, hyphenate my own while his remains a single last name. But ultimately, I decided (my husband didn't have feelings either way) to change my name despite my discomfort with having publications under my maiden name. ...more
I just got married two months ago, and leading up to it, I went back and forth on the last name. ...more

Gail Collins: "We did some pretty amazing things!"

by Chris LombardiThe Constitution Center in Philadelphia, perhaps best known in recent years as the site of President Obama's iconic speech on race, was packed this past Monday night....more