The deal I had been working on around the clock died unexpectedly this weekend, giving me some free time to catch up on my reading. My (female) boss had loaned me a copy of Just Let Me Lie Down: Necessary Terms for the Half-Insane Working Mom.
It’s been sitting on my desk for a few [...]
I love this story about a DC high school girls track team that changed uniforms this year to have skorts. The skorts are specially designed for the team, with biker shorts underneath a lycra skirt. The coach, Marvin Parker, said he came up with the idea after watching old tennis matches and watching [...]
This entire blog exists in homage to female friendship. It was born of our long rounds of emails debating various subjects while trying to avoid [the stress of] work.
And so my lovely Auntie DWOC hit the nail on the head when she sent me this article today — titled “The Importance of [...]
Take charge advice for work and play — Every Thursday
I am going to a baby shower this weekend and have no idea what to give the expectant mom. She is the first in my group of friends to have a kid and to be honest the whole thing freaks me out.
– No [...]
I am in my final few months of my twenties and I’ve been mulling over this transition for a while now. I taunted my husband for several weeks before and after his thirtieth birthday — which was several years ago — calling him “old” and “ancient”, depending on my mood.
And now here I am.
In the last 24 hours, I have traversed some of the most common highs (having my little one squeal in delight as we danced to Enrique Inglesias) and lows (helplessly holding him while he cried between dry heaves) of new motherhood. [Gramma, don't worry about the dry heaves, he bounced back and is fine!]
Good news — you have another 5 months to repent: CNN
Bad news — Harold Camping is still a misogynistic idiot:
“I don’t have any responsibility. I’m only teaching the Bible. I’m telling … this is what the Bible says. I don’t have spiritual rule over anybody … except my wife [...]
A client keeps calling me “Kim” — over e-mail. As you can tell by my handle, “K” does not, in fact, stand for “Kim”. What’s the appropriate way to handle this? I keep signing my name, and he keeps writing back to “Kim”.
There are a number of critical business skills that are all too often overlooked in school, training, and in practice. People know when others are good at their jobs, but often can not explain why. Each Monday I will tackle one of these skills. This week: The Work Lunch.
Regardless as to whether it is [...]
Thank you, Washington Post! I just came across an article titled Why the Strauss-Kahn and Schwarzenegger scandals don’t go together
I’m not sure any witty comment I would make can add to this clear and concise analysis so I’ll just quote my favorite part.
When a term such as “sex [...]
We are --
We work hard; we play hard too.
And we drive our husbands crazy --
We can't all be trophy wives.