Returning to Work During a Pandemic

Returning to Work During a Pandemic

The last blog post I wrote was on March 11, 2020.  It was about returning to work after a year long maternity leave and I had been back for a week.  I missed my work family during my mat leave, and I was really looking forward to returning.  2 days later we were told...
Returning to Work after Maternity Leave

Returning to Work after Maternity Leave

Wine or sushi after conception.  Had an epidural.  Still haven’t lost the baby weight.  Incomplete baby book.  Discontinued breastfeeding before 1 year.  Work outside the home. Welcome to Mom Guilt.  Of the 6 things listed above, I can check off 5 that I did.  And I...
Parenting and the Media

Parenting and the Media

Parenting doesn’t happen in a bubble.  As parents, we can’t help but be affected by what’s happening in the wider world.  Is it any wonder then that so many of us are feeling anxious, guilty, and overwhelmed? Last week I went to a thought-provoking presentation put on...
What’s New for September TV

What’s New for September TV

Now that the September long weekend is behind us I am starting to look forward to cooler weather and curling up on my couch each night to watch some TV with my husband.  Or lay in bed and watch my ‘girly’ shows by myself on Mondays and Thursdays while he watches...
Are the 90’s slowly coming back?

Are the 90’s slowly coming back?

I will start this by saying I love when old shows come back.  They just make me feel so nostalgic. Growing up I watched Boy Meets World (1993-2000) every Friday (TGIF) and I was so happy when they announced a spin-off; Girl Meets World (2014-2017).  Being in my late...