Parenting

The Daycare Countdown

The countdown has begun. Only six more weeks until my daughter starts daycare. Can you tell that I’m excited? As the birth of my second child looms just 11 weeks away, I’m feeling the end of pregnancy pains in a…

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Parenting, Pregnancy

Why I Walk

Exactly two months from today, women and families bound by a common thread will gather. They will share their stories, some with smiles and others with tears. They will walk. They will remember the circumstances that led them here. They…

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Parenting

McKinsey Missing Its Moms

In light of the recent news that Yahoo has banned employees from working remotely (a move panned by industry experts and employees alike), it’s refreshing to see another large company taking steps to actually improve its human relations policy. Consulting…

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Parenting

Friendship 2.0

Did your friendships change when you had kids? Mine did. My friend Elizabeth and I were talking about our friendship the other day, and how we weren’t that close until she had her first child back in November. We were…

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Parenting

Moms Don’t Get Sick Days

On Thursday, my mother-in-law texted me telling me about her horrible sinus infection. On Friday, I woke up with a headache. A SINUS HEADACHE. I quickly texted my MIL: Are sinus infections transmittable through texting?!? Now I have one! LOL.