"Really, ima. Do you do it?" It was a heavy one, and I'm kinda not sorry that #dinovember 2016 is officially closed... View the album here.
Zooey, No joke - you've made it clear. You may be four, but you've given me a run for my money. This doesn't get easier just because you've done something similar before. Going back to work has been extremely difficult - that has always been the case - but your refusal to take a bottle... Continue Reading →
An expat is neither here nor there, not completely. An expat has their heart in two places. An expat has passports updated, ready. An expat's fomo is just another part of the gig. United States of America: I don't know if it's an apology I owe. It's an acknowledgment, at least. Over the last five years... Continue Reading →
The first time today I was able to really consider it all - how to verbalize the anger and frustration and loss - was after I passed a couple male colleagues in the hall, after a joke was cracked, and I lashed back that this was not the time to speak to me about elections.... Continue Reading →
Before I share this: I'm a classic American millennial unregistered independent. I'm also an expat. My dog in this fight is a different shade than an American resident's. That said, I did have opinions, I did have a worldly view, I did have a dog nonetheless. Federal elections are my SuperBowl. This one was a... Continue Reading →
Recently, I made a conscious decision to give up. It was a few weeks into my return from maternity leave, talking with younger mothers at work who were looking to me for answers. I didn't really have many. I gave some tips, some words of advice. I thought, maybe I could just be the Mother... Continue Reading →
Is it 2016 and you're still doing dinovember? Is it 2016 and you're still not doing dinovember? Ok, point taken. So what is it, again? A chance to tap into the creativity you haven't accessed since childhood. Also, a chance to freak your kids out. How does one do dinovember? Here’s a quick how-to on... Continue Reading →