Between Work and Life, There Is No Balance: Ashburn Patch Article

A working mother struggles to devote enough time to her family and career. “Work-life balance” has become a catch phrase that sells millions of dollars worth of books, seminars and even therapy. We are trying to figure out how to get it all done. I’m taking six months of maternity leave with my son when … Continue reading Between Work and Life, There Is No Balance: Ashburn Patch Article

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Unplugging for the Kids: Ashburn Patch Article

You know it’s time to back off the Blackberry when your 2-year-old knows how to operate it. Happy Presidents' Day. Today is one of those useless holidays that shuts banks, the post office and schools. My son's daycare is closed along with Loudoun County Public Schools. So, I'm taking the day off with my kid. … Continue reading Unplugging for the Kids: Ashburn Patch Article

The Mommy Wars: Ashburn Patch Article

The battle between working and stay-at-home moms continues in Ashburn. I recently met an Ashburn resident at a networking event in Tysons Corner. Within minutes of noting our common residency, she complained of the "professional mommies" she encounters while dropping off her kids at preschool. These aren't working moms, she told me. These are stay-at-home … Continue reading The Mommy Wars: Ashburn Patch Article