Tag: job

A date with death

I have a date with death: April 3, 2017.  It’s not as ominous as it sounds, though – in fact I think it’s going to be a wonderful day.  This will be my first day as a hospice nurse. Early into my maternity clinical rotation at NYU, I decided I should be a Labor and Delivery RN.  Having

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Yes, you are totally unprepared for parenthood. Have your kids anyway.

  I have been blogging for the past year about being a mompreneur, lawyer-style.  Solo lawpreneur with a touch of mom, if you will.  For all of you people who are audibly “ughhh!”-ing right now, because you absolutely detest these cutesy titles I’m always working into my posts, well, if you’re still reading my stuff

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In Which I Single-Handedly End the Working Mom Versus Stay At Home Mom Debate

  There is a simple answer to the question of whether it’s better to be a stay at home mom or a working mom: It really doesn’t matter, as long as, whatever you decide, you give it your all and do it well. What do I mean? If you’re staying home with your kids, take

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How My Second Kid Changed My Career for the Better (But Not Without Some Initial Drama)

  This article caught my attention this week.  It instantly resonated with me, because I actually do believe that my second child “hosed” my career, in a manner of speaking. Like the author, I say that with a bit of hyperbole, because my career is still intact, as far as I can tell.  I was practicing

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It’s the Most Important Job I’ll Ever Do. But I’m the Judge of That – Not You.

Things have been crazy busy with me.  Between scoping out potential office space for my practice, keeping up with client phone calls and emails, trying to remember to bill people for my time (I have this thing about taking people’s money!  It feels so weird!), and keeping house and home with two little ones, the

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Don’t Be a Secret Mom: Why It’s Not a Good Idea to Hide Our Status As a Parent at Work

It didn’t strike me as odd until a few years later, after I had a toddler and a baby of my own in tow.  But when I was a relatively new associate at small but established Connecticut firm, I worked with a law student who was there for the summer who actively tried to hide

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