I have never doubted my decision to be a working mommy. I firmly believe that working makes me a better mommy and that being a mommy makes me a better professional (I also firmly believe that this choice is my own and it doesn’t work for everyone).
But the so-called “mommy guilt” kicks in occasionally. Like [...]
One of the advantages of working on a PhD is that you get to do a lot of reading and re-reading. I find the re-reading more interesting than the initial reading as I read the article or book in a different way, with a different level of depth and understanding.
It’s amazing how the most innocent questions can sometimes generative the most thought.
It happened this morning. My son and I had a lovely 15-minute conversation that started with a single question:
Momma, how can I make money so that I can buy things?
My first instinct (which I think is a rather natural one) was to give [...]