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Happiness Can Be a High Bar

Content warning: There is a brief description of gun violence and sexual entitlement in this post Shortly after Elizabeth was born I watched a TED Talk entitled “For parents, happiness is a very high bar.” At the time, I was coming out of a few really challenging weeks and needed something to assure me that… Continue reading Happiness Can Be a High Bar

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Intellectual Equality

I really find it to be delightful the way we can better articulate our priorities as we get older. As a younger person, I was determined that the person I married would have a university degree (or be well on his way to getting one). As an adult, and conveniently married to the best man… Continue reading Intellectual Equality

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Work Goals Work For You

They say, when tackling your “to do” list to start with the hardest thing and then the rest of the things will seem easy. It’s for this reason that I’ve decided to talk about setting professional goals first. When I was a child almost every single woman I knew was a stay-at-home-parent.  With this as… Continue reading Work Goals Work For You