race. let’s talk about it.

I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about race and identity.  When you aren’t white, or all-white, race comes up a lot.  Sometimes people are racist, but mostly people are just curious. I look at my kids’ friends and classmates and there are so many […]

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Parent-Friends

So here’s a confession that I’m not very proud of…Before I became a parent, I was NOT looking forward to hanging out with the parents of other kids. According to Meyers Briggs, I’m a ENFJ personality, which basically means that I’m as extrovert, friendly, chatty […]

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The M Word

A while ago I wrote this post on being pregnant at 40.  Last weekend, I ran into a friend who had read it and we got to talking about how everyone has their own personal journey when it comes to creating a family. Because I […]

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Changing Jobs

Last week, I quit my job after seven years. Seven years may not seem like a long time to some, but its the longest I’ve ever worked somewhere.  It’s actually more than twice as long as I’ve ever worked anywhere. It’s also the workplace where […]

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Standing Desks

I have a standing desk at the office and I LOVE it. I started using it right after coming back to work from my last maternity leave. It gave me something small to be excited about at the office and helped me stay productive despite […]

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