I’m finally taking Katie’s advice and reading Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg. More accurately, I downloaded the audio version so I can listen to it in the car. It’s good so far, although it doesn’t strike me as anything new. But Sandberg effectively organizes and communicates the salient points: we should encourage women to aspire… Read More Reboot Your Career (and Your Family) with Entrepreneurship
Watching my sons and other younger people in my life makes me sad sometimes. They’re all struggling with issues I struggled with as a young parent and wife — issues I now know better how to handle. Even though I know one has to learn by living, I’m offering some truths I have come to… Read More Advice to my Younger Self
When you really think about it, the whole scenario is ridiculous — a recipe for disaster. You meet someone, and no matter how well you think you know him/her, even if you’ve been together for years before making it official, you still don’t know how s/he will react in every situation. You just hope his/her reaction… Read More Why Do We Do It?
Ladies, I know how hard it is to deal with your Mother-in-Law. I’ve had one and I am one. This qualifies me as an expert. So she’s in your family but she’s not of your blood. She cooks things your partner likes but you hate. Maybe she plays favorites among her children, and your spouse isn’t the… Read More Managing Your Mother-in-Law
I’ve blogged about my two birth experiences before. Let me first say that I have never experienced what is known as birth trauma: a feeling akin to post-traumatic stress disorder for those women whose birth experiences were so awful and psychologically unnerving, that they can have a profound impact upon the woman marked by depression… Read More Birth Trauma: Partners Experience It Too.