Tag Archives: Work life balance

Two Days in the Life

Yesterday was a bad day to be a work from home freelancer. I have two projects due at the end of the week. But, before I knew that I’d have two projects with the same deadline, I made an appointment … Continue reading

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Giving up Baseball and Turning 10

My son has decided, he won’t play baseball this year. “I don’t have to be a player to be involved in the game,” he told me. “Harry Caray never played, Theo Epstein was never a professional player.” He’ll be ten … Continue reading

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My Real Work Life Balance

On Monday between the hours of 8-5:30 I did an amazing amount of laundry and also had a really productive work day. I even squeezed in a 20-minute workout and made a quinoa and spinach pilaf for dinner (no one … Continue reading

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Lean in to What?

Several months ago the U.S. government passed a law requiring that all working women read and form an opinion on Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In. A rider on the law stipulates that every woman who has a blog (which is … Continue reading

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Sheryl Sandberg & What We Really Need

I’ve read articles about Sheryl Sandberg’s new book,┬áLean In┬áthat make me want to read it. I’ve also read articles that make me want to run away from it. One of the articles I read discussed the idea that women should … Continue reading

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Marissa Mayer, This Time it Is Personal

When the then pregnant Marissa Mayer became CEO of Yahoo I did not rejoice. I wasn’t happy or unhappy for her, I don’t know her. Given the huge differences between her career and mine, I didn’t really see how her … Continue reading

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