Category Archives: Moms at Work

My Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaby

A friend, whose granddaughter shares a birthday with Jeffrey, just sent me a picture.  I was shocked by how much her granddaughter had changed in the past 16 months.  She was like a grown woman.  It forced me to take … Continue reading

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The Zen of the Morning Commute

Another fine Monday here in Pittsburgh, PA.  You know what that means:  let the work week commence; let the hellacious commute on Route 28 begin; let the curse words and/or gestures fly…or not? This morning, I took the high road.  I … Continue reading

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Mondays with the Working Mom: The Butterfly Effect

I want to be more disciplined and productive writer, so I’m working on giving myself a daily structure to force this to happen.  I need to keep myself on a real short leash lest I risk hanging myself with my … Continue reading

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Taking Back Tuesday #1

I regularly walk to work in the morning to clear my head and get myself right for the workday ahead; I get my game face on.  This morning I found myself thinking about what a blasé day Tuesday has always … Continue reading

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I Want My Son to Like Me

I want Jeffrey to like me.  I mean that.  I don’t want to be “besties” per say.  Nothing strikes the fear of God in me more than hearing the mother of a high school or college-aged student say, “We’re really … Continue reading

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Multitasking with the Working Mom: A Lesson in Futility

The Captain told me, before I returned to work, that I needed to be completely together and organized, getting things done in efficient,rapid fire like she does.  For the Captain and my sister, Mindy (Mindy is like my mom’s heir … Continue reading

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The Sanctity of the Babysitter’s Toilet

I’m sure it’s not an official rule and, most likely, there has been no law penned against it; yet I am not so sure that it is acceptable to use the bathroom at your babysitter’s house. Three days a week, … Continue reading

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