Motherhood. Career-isms. Relationships. Pop Culture.

What’s wrong with being insecure?

I remember in tenth grade, my closest friend at the time accused me of "caring way too much what others thought" of me. She phrased it as the worst thing in the world, akin to bullying or spreading vicious lies... Continue Reading →

Death of a Business Analyst

As I sat in a meeting the other day struggling to understand a topic that the two other subject matter experts seemingly understood quite well, I began to question my purpose at work which often sends me into an existential... Continue Reading →

Hubris; is this the new norm?

I am no goody-goody but there is one thing I've learned from my parents over time - the simple grace of humility; that is, to NOT brag about your accomplishments (unless you are in a job interview, although there is... Continue Reading →

Suburbs: I’m just not that into you

I have literally been house hunting for 6 years. I don't know anyone that's been searching for anything for that long. The first couple condos we owned were no-brainer decisions. They were sparkly new condos across from Manhattan, an obvious... Continue Reading →

Awkward playdates and the world of post mommy friendships

No one told me before I had kids just how strangely isolating the experience can be. I really thought that once my delivery was done I'd simply fall in love with my kid (I did but not right away) and... Continue Reading →

A little thing called race

I avoided talking about this for long enough but it's no longer avoidable given what's going on in Trump-landia. I really wish everyone would stop kumbaya-ing the conversation about race away and pretending that we all just are the same... Continue Reading →

Is it all worth it?

Every¬†woman¬†and their mother these days in this blessed era of post feminism is speaking and writing about "having it all" and "why women still can't have it all" and "leaning in" and "why you shouldn't lean in too far". But... Continue Reading →

Keeping up with the Joneses

I guess I can't deny my age or upbringing anymore. I grew up in the halycon 90s with Heathers, Smashing Pumpkins, Doc Martens, chokers, and 90210 (the original, not the lame re-make where the girls looked 12 and wore a... Continue Reading →

The jack of all trades and master of none

I am not sure who exactly this career-ism is for (I try to avoid using the word "advice" because it's kind of annoying and preachy) but I guess it's for anyone starting out their career or looking to switch. So... Continue Reading →

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