This may sound silly coming from someone who writes a blog called Mom at Work, but I’ve been thinking a lot lately about motherhood – or baby motherhood, to be more specific. My daughter has grown now almost entirely out of the baby phase, with just a last few little holdouts from infancy, like the swaddling blankets she still likes to snuggle or the way … Continue reading How To Be A Mom (Chocolate Ice Cream Edition)
What I’m reading right now: Overwhelmed, Can’t and Won’t, When Things Fall Apart. I worry that the little pile of books by my bedside is trying to tell me something. Clearly I am in crisis. But despite these seemingly telling titles (and despite that oddly optimistic-cum-debbie-downer post of last week), I swear it’s not all that bad. Or at least I think I swear? For … Continue reading Ride On Ride On
Most of the time, I feel like one of those moms that has figured it out. I excel in a job that is demanding. I run three or four days a week and I dress pretty well. I don’t quite splurge but take pretty good care of myself. I usually manage to be totally present when I’m with my daughter, and manage to spend a … Continue reading Sometimes having it all means not having it all.