The Spoiler Generation Is RUINING Everything!

Spoiler Alert! Did that get your attention? Are you going to continue reading? Of course you are! Why? Because, like so many young people, you are hungry for excitement, you yearn for the thrill of the chase, but not for too long - duh. You like to get to the end. Sooner rather than later. …

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Me Bert. You Ernie. A Bromance that Looks A Lot Like My Romance

There’s something I haven’t told you. I’m not sure how I’ve hid it from you for so long. I’m in love with a Muppet. Actually, I’m obsessed with all Muppets. It’s been a lifelong affair. I’ve been hooked since I was a wee tot. As a firstborn child of the 80’s, Sesame Street was my …

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How to Mix Career and Family (or not)

Winded, I look up to see I just got tossed by a 12 year old girl with an athletic build on her way to the “free candy” table at my industry conference.  Instinctively I think, I wish my kids were here with me.  But really, I don’t. For a moment, I think, I really miss …

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Make Room for Daddy: Why Date Night Is a Great Night

Of course, we ALWAYS leave room for dessert... During the week, we are buried by demands and commitments, both our own and our children's. There's work, school, extra-curricular activities, birthday parties, the social calendar, the family engagements. The calendar is kicking our keister. There is no time, both literally and figuratively. We simply don't have …

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Mid Year Performance Review- How Would Your Family Measure Up?

"Honey, it's time for your mid year check in."  How would my husband respond to this statement over steak and rosé tonight? Every year, as we turn the corner into the second half of the year, my boss sits me down and we check in on my performance year to date. We discuss things like …

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A Letter to Myself from My Happy Place 

Hey you. It's me, you. Writing after a long weekend away with Gull. An opportunity that doesn't come often anymore because once you had that third kid, all the willing babysitters who used to trip over themselves to help disappeared. The job became too big, the ask became simply too much. But how could they …

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