Just back from an EEOC hearing on pregnancy and caregiver discrimination. Joan Williams says "What's killing women is motherhood".

Just back from an EEOC hearing on pregnancy and caregiver discrimination. Joan Williams says "What's killing women is motherhood". ...more
It does seriously get in the way of our work sometimes! more

How I Deleted My Facebook Account and Walked Away from 555 Friends

Of course, you need lots of extra time for real friendship like that. My "networking" on Facebook was devouring some of that time, and I was starting to feel guilty about it. Along the same lines, it also struck me that Facebook fosters laziness. Even in a crisis, I wasn't getting as many emails or phone calls from family members because, as one put it, "We already read your updates on Facebook." ...more
Great post. So true. :) I don't post anything anymore, because there's "too many people" ... more

You are unlimited

  Last Friday night, for a minute, i died. ...more
Thanks Victoria! It means a lot that other people can take from the experience, too. more

Docked, Climbed, Awed

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Thanks for reading! The one thing I didn't expect: that my five year old would be my ROCK. And ... more

Get Off The Phone, Soccer Parents

The oldest boy is playing soccer. The kind of soccer where they actually have practices and games and as a parent you have to go. He's so excited he can't see straight. He's also not very good at it. That's fine. The boy isn't all that athletic. Maybe he'll grow into it. Maybe he won't. But he's having fun, and he thinks he's good and loves it. To me, that's what it's all about at this stage in the game. ...more

Thanks for this post! I see this all the time too, at gymnastics and worst of all - at the the ... more

The Gift

“Instead of resisting our feelings of fear or grief, we embrace our pain with the kindness of a mother holding her child.” – Tara Brach ...more

An honest, brave post! Good luck on the journey. Mo

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What are your thoughts about when a baby should be front facing in their car seat?

What are your thoughts about when a baby should be front facing in their car seat? ...more

I think it's when the babe's neck is strong enough to keep the head up, or at about a year old. more