The secret to working from home with a toddler

  I have been lucky enough to have a position and manager who is extremely supportive of work-life balance. Being a mother of three herself, she understands that priorities change when you have a baby. This August will mark my 3 year anniversary of working from home. My first 10 months post maternity leave I …

What if…I just stopped struggling?

I had a car appointment for an oil change and headlight replacement today and decided not to bring my laptop. I disconnected and scooped up my daughter for a little adventure with a bag full of lunch, books, and her sock monkey. Off we went, driving through the drizzle and gray. After I checked in …

I survived company layoffs, now what?

Back in July, it was obvious that my employer was in trouble and hemorrhaging profit losses. The leadership had made a significant change to our top program and enrollments were down 86% in the last quarter of the fiscal year. The talk of layoffs was a rumor buzzing around the summer heat. But we stayed …