I’ve made no secret that my ability to gracefully balance between the work realm and the craft table is a myth. I’ve tried to do it all, I’ve sobbed at the futility of it, but I’ve also realized something—no one does everything perfectly. We all feel less-than at some point or another. We working moms don’t have it tougher than working women, stay at home moms or guys. We just have it different....more
Every October, National Work and Family Month gives me flashbacks.When I became pregnant, I was a manager at a high-tech company. My job was at least fifty hours a week and, given a recent merger, would now include coast-to-coast travel. With my husband working crazy hours as a new associate at a law firm, we knew something had to give....more
Using French on my blog and on my site has had an interesting unintended consequence.
En utilisant le français sur mon blog et sur mon site, j'ai non seulement accompli ce que j'avais l'intention d'accomplir, mais il y a eu une autre conséquence aussi....more
How often do you confront the fact that you are stepping up and you are successful?A co-worker asked me that in an email this week. I had just choked up while sharing some positive, client feedback with my team. It was the second time I had reacted that way in the presence of a compliment in less than a week.Still, I shrugged off his question. I haven’t felt particularly successful in any of my many endeavors lately but, overall, I know how to celebrate the victories, big or small.Or so I thought. Until yesterday....more
We've all heard the sayings "Money can't buy happiness" and "Money isn't everything." Today you will discover how, even though these perspectives regarding money may be true on one level, they certainly aren't true on all levels of our lives....more