Cheryl D.

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Can Women Really Do It All?

Ever since re-entering the workplace, I've had quite the challenge with balancing work and home life. I work 6 hours a day (not counting an additional 2 hours commute time, round trip) in an industry where 6 hours a day is considered sleeping on the job. But this schedule allows me to be a somewhat SAHM to my daughter ....more

I've Been a Very Naughty Girl

I've been very naughty indeed! Why? Because I've neglected this blog so badly lately ....more

I Have No Patience Anymore. None. Nada. Zilch.

I noticed something recently: I have no patience anymore. Well, to be honest, I never had much patience to begin with. But when I was a stay-at-home-mom, I learned how to be more patient and was getting pretty good at it ....more

Lazy Days

I've been really bad about keeping up with the blog. Sorry. I just haven't had much to write about ....more

Likes Sands in an Hourglass

I had to run to the market with my daughter. I was hoping the trip would be really quick--especially since the majority of the things I was buying was dairy or other things that go bad pretty quickly. As we were shopping, an older woman stopped me to comment on how cute my daughter is ....more

I Want to Teach My Daughter a Bad Word

I worked my entire parental life to try and keep bad words away from my daughter. Sure, the occasional bad word slipped out occasionally, but my daughter never seemed to notice. Thank goodness! ...more

Sharknado! It Could Happen.

Living in LA my whole life, you learn to take natural disasters in stride. Whether it be earthquakes or wildfires, it's just the price you pay for living in a city with one of the best climates in the world--except for the 6 months of summer that are sheer hell. But even though, I can go over the hill to the beach and enjoy the perfect weather ....more

Oy, Am I Getting Old!

There's no denying it. I'm getting old. Tomorrow is my birthday ....more

10 Reasons Why the Food Network Should Give Me a Cooking Show

I've been having an internal struggle lately with what I want to do when I grow up. Pretty silly, considering I'm (ahem) well into my 40s. I had a fantastic career for 17+ years that I liked. But I left it to be a SAHM. The job paid really well (my former career, not being a SAHM), but it required too much travel, and I wanted to enjoy motherhood. After being a SAHM for well over 5 years, I rejoined ...more

Top 10 Signs You're Addicted to Social Media

You have Twitter, Facebook, Linked In, Pinterest, Google Plus, My Space, and everything else that's known to internet-kind. You get your news from your Twitter feed (well, it is much faster than any other news source). You've reached your allocated friend allotment on Facebook within a week of signing up. You're constantly monitoring all your feeds ....more