Category Archives: Work-Life Balance (Ha!)

Lean In? No thanks. “Leaning Sideways” and rethinking priorities worked for me.

What does it mean to have a successful career?  A successful life? I’ve been thinking about these questions of late, prompted in part by Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In movement, and partly by my inclusion as a mentor in our local … Continue reading

Posted in Marriage, Mommyhood, Work, Work-Life Balance (Ha!) | 2 Comments

A Month in the Life

I’m feeling bloggy but I’ve been pretty heavy lately, so I thought I’d do a little lighter post about what’s been going on in Mooga-land. Life on the professional front is going swimmingly.  I went back up to 30 hours … Continue reading

Posted in Mommyhood, Work, Work-Life Balance (Ha!) | 2 Comments

I’m whupped

I really wish I some kind of profound post to put up today since I have a few minutes before leaving work, but I don’t.  I’m just too tired.  Daylight savings time in the middle of March has taken it … Continue reading

Posted in Mommyhood, Work-Life Balance (Ha!) | Leave a comment

Whiny Wednesday– Moogacat has hit the wall

I hate to be a whiner, because I know I have so much to be grateful for.  I have a wonderful daughter, a great husband, and a flexible job with a good, parent-friendly atmosphere.  But I am whiny, because I have … Continue reading

Posted in Mommyhood, Work-Life Balance (Ha!) | Leave a comment

More Reasons Why I Love My New Job

I haven’t posted much about it on my blog, but people who know me in real life know just how much I am loving my new job.  G was even commenting on it last night– he said it’s a nice … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, Marriage, Uncategorized, Work, Work-Life Balance (Ha!) | Leave a comment

The eternal quest . . .

Last Friday was my last day at the law firm I’ve practiced with for the past 13 and a half years.  I start at a new firm tomorrow.  It will be very strange to leave daycare in the morning and … Continue reading

Posted in Mommyhood, Work-Life Balance (Ha!) | Leave a comment

Boo You! Monday: The Mommy Wars

It looks like the ugly Mommy Wars have reared their ugly head again. For those of you blissfully out of the loop, this essay seems to have gotten everything going: http://www.salon.com/life/feature/2011/02/28/leaving_my_children In it, a woman quite eloquently recounts leaving her … Continue reading

Posted in Boo You!, Mommyhood, Work-Life Balance (Ha!) | Leave a comment