Working Mom Diary: Leaning In and Letting Go

Greetings from Santiago, Chile!

Hello, my friends! It’s been too long. This blog is an outlet for me to think, vent and deal, in a very complicated life, and yet I tend to fail to take care of myself all of the time.

I want to say that I’ve not written for a good reason. The truth is that there is never a good reason not to take care of yourself. “I’ve been busy” feels a bit weak. “I’ve been traveling” is true, but again not an excuse for eight weeks of taking time to do something that I truly enjoy.

Ultimately, I’m not here to bash myself. I’m writing again and it feels amazing. Continue reading “Working Mom Diary: Leaning In and Letting Go”

Quick Bites: Crazy for Quiche

For anyone who actually follows my blog, you know that I tend to be all over the place. I ultimately write about real things that are happening in my life.

Sometimes, my blog is almost too real: thoughtful, and emotional and touching on topics that others might not talk about. That’s when I get in trouble – annoyed voicemails and messages from friends and family, etc. Stern talking-tos from my parents – JUST as terrifying now as when I was 16. That doesn’t happen often because I try to very carefully maintain privacy while writing a very public blog. I’ve learned in the last six months that I’ve been blogging, that someone will always be annoyed and disagree with you on tough topics. Continue reading “Quick Bites: Crazy for Quiche”