Fun in a Chinese Walmart – And Pursuing Your Dreams In the Face of Enormous Obstacles

I can still remember when I decided to get my MBA. I was working as a Business Analyst (essentially designing screens and software) for a Fortune 500 company, having gone from community college to a four year school and graduating with high honors some years before.  Although I was working in a relatively low-level job, … Continue reading Fun in a Chinese Walmart – And Pursuing Your Dreams In the Face of Enormous Obstacles

Seven Ways To Have It All as a Working mom

Today for Working Women Wednesday, I'm going to share the secret to having it all as a working mom. The secret is...you can’t. Sorry. But I do have seven tips to help you stay sane. If there’s one thing I’ve learned from my 14 years of being a working professional in IT at Fortune 500 … Continue reading Seven Ways To Have It All as a Working mom

Dealing With Snow Days as a Breadwinning Mom

Here in Connecticut, we've been getting a lot of snow the past week. One storm brought 16 inches of snow, and there were a few others that dropped an inch and then another three inches. Any parent of school aged children knows what that means-no school and school delays. In my town, for some reason … Continue reading Dealing With Snow Days as a Breadwinning Mom

Seven Trials and Tribulations of Being a Full Time Breadwinning Mom

A reader reached out the other day to ask if I'd write a post on the trials and tribulations of being the kind of mom that I am. As a full time, working outside the home, breadwinning mom whose husband stays at home with the kids, I'm in a bit of a unique situation from … Continue reading Seven Trials and Tribulations of Being a Full Time Breadwinning Mom

Heading Back from Vacation and Working Your New Years Career Goals

Like many of you, I headed back to work on Tuesday after some time off. I was totally disconnected while I was away-even though I wasn't traveling, I feel strongly that it's very important to completely disconnect and recharge every once in a while. During my time off I relaxed, worked on this blog, went … Continue reading Heading Back from Vacation and Working Your New Years Career Goals