I said a lot of things before I became a parent, guess what? I stuck to them.

Do you see those posts about the moms who are like, don’t judge me until you have kids?   Sort of like, you have no idea what it’s like when you become a parent.   Or the ones who said, I thought I wouldn’t do that before kids and then I caved?  Well, I’m not one of … More I said a lot of things before I became a parent, guess what? I stuck to them.

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