I cried at my kid’s ENT appointment, but not for the reason you think.

Today, I had my third interview in about 3 months time.  I interviewed for 3 very different positions, but all higher than what I currently do now.  I have been told by many colleagues and friends that I am qualified for each of these, so I used that as my motivation to attempt each of … More I cried at my kid’s ENT appointment, but not for the reason you think.

What is wrong with maternity leave in America?

Everything.  After going to my six-week check-up, my doctor didn’t offer me any more time.  And even before I had the baby, she informed me that by medical standards, they can’t guarantee any more than six weeks for regular delivery and eight weeks for a c-section.  Seriously??  That is enough time to recuperate physically AND … More What is wrong with maternity leave in America?

Halfway point

So I am reaching what I believe to be the halfway point of my maternity leave.  And I am falling deeper into a depression about it.  I thought I’d be bored or annoyed by crying and or feeling like I am not getting anything done, but instead, I am loving it. This is vastly different … More Halfway point