Oops! Learning from our Mistakes

As a parent, I’ll admit that I’m scared of my children making mistakes. Of course there are different levels of mistakes, ranging from minor inconveniences to the catastrophic. So I guess it’s more the catastrophic kinds that I’m referring to. The kinds of events that could jeopardize their future. I have friends in the neighborhood […]

Double Digits & Holding onto Childhood

My daughter turned 10 last week. I tried to make it special―after all, it is a milestone.  For starters, it’s double digits. Never again in her lifetime will her age be a single number. It’s also closer to the teenage years. It may seem like she’s far from that because we’ve still got three years […]

A Working Mom’s Perspective: Why I Couldn’t Have it All

It’s hard to believe that after 17 years with my agency, today was my last. I’ve decided to stay at home so I can spend more time with my family. It’s a bittersweet decision as I love agency life and my career is a big part of my identity. But being a working mom is […]