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New Year’s Resolutions Revisited

The downside of writing for a blog is that if you tell the world that you’re going to do something, then…

50 Things to Love about Life: Working for a Living

I’m revisiting a 6-year-old blog series I started when I was pregnant with my first child that talks about all…

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Why the U.S. is Last in Maternity Leave — and Why No One Cares

Did you know that the U.S. is one of only two countries in the developed world to NOT provide paid…

School Year Reflections: My Real Motive for Volunteering

I volunteered regularly in my oldest daughter’s kindergarten class this past year. I didn’t do it just to be a…

I Need a Day Off (And So Do You)

When I think about how I need a day off I think about this quote: “We’re very very busy and…

Advice on Working from Home (for Newbies)

I’m fairly new to this freelance world, so I don’t have a ton of great advice on working from home like…

Summer’s End: On Teaching and Family

My occupation is that of a high school teacher. To properly explain how that fits into my life as a…

The Mythology of Having it All

Keeping my 5-year-old company while I work. Can women really have it all? This question is a recent media obsession,…

The Stay-At-Home Parent: Emotional Considerations

Many decisions define who we are as parents. Breastfeeding or formula. Disposable diapers or cloth. Co-sleep or use a crib.…