I don't have a sweet tooth so it is super easy for me to take the fun out of Halloween for my daughter (and spouse.) I don't really get why they need to go out, in the cold, walk around, to get a ton of random candy from strangers. After they proudly come home with their stash, I just look at them thinking there is no chance my daughter is eating a quarter of that and then crashing like a crazier than usual preschooler.Read More
I don't mind being a working mom because I really do enjoy my job and the people I work with. The biggest downfall is being away from my daughter. The second biggest downfall is the lack of time to do everything that needs to be done. I struggled with the latter until I realized if I use my time effectively,
I was never ever a fashionista. Not when I was younger, definitely not now that I am older.
When I was younger, I followed trends or what my friends were wearing. When I started my career, I followed what everyone else was wearing in the office or other professionals working downtown. Now that I am older, has worked professionally for a long time, and become a mom, I think I finally figured out what works for me.
Having a streamlined wardrobe allows me to always have something to wear that looks good, that I feel good in, and can get dressed quickly (because my kid makes me late all the time.)Read More
I think everyone knows by now that life changes when you have kids and you don't get the same luxuries that you had before. One of the biggest change (for me) that I missed the most is sleep. I joke with new moms that my favorites things pre-kids were: Having hot showers, eating hot food, and sleeping. Post-kids: My showers are so quick the water doesn't even warm up by the time I'm done. The food I eat is usually room temperature or cold. I literally sleep less, when I can, and accept that on a particular day, I will have to survive on crappy sleep.Read More