Experience is the Best Teacher

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” said George Santayana as he tried to remind his wife that spicy foods just made her sick instead of inducing labor when they were expecting their first child, so it probably wouldn’t work this time either. Okay, that story is most definitely not true.… Continue reading Experience is the Best Teacher

Parenting, Uncategorized

Our Brave Girls

When we knew we were expecting a little girl as our first child I started reading every book I could get my hands on about what it means and has meant, to be a girl in the United States. I was not a woman reading pregnancy books, I wanted every piece of information I could… Continue reading Our Brave Girls


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

Random musings

What a strange weekend

I am chomping at the bit to start up Six Sentence Sunday again, but Rebecca is still going through the revamping process.  Over the last several months I've been working with Pat Sullivan and she is amazing!  Seriously, if you're looking for a great editor I would highly recommend her.  She's one of the most patient… Continue reading What a strange weekend

Random musings

International Women’s Day – Coming Out

Let me just start by saying, Happy International Women's Day!  I am so grateful to be a woman at this time and place in history.  Despite all the insanity (especially in the U.S.) this is a great time to be alive. However, a specific topic about womanhood has been on my mind the last couple… Continue reading International Women’s Day – Coming Out