Monthly Archives: August 2011

DayCare or Nightmare?

In my professional career I have hired and fired many employees. While I thought I had a strong basis for hiring the right staff person for a particular position, my years of training and experience gave me little comfort when I set out to hire my daughter’s daycare provider. Read More...

In my professional career I have hired and fired many employees. While I thought I had a strong basis for hiring the right staff person for a particular position, my years of training and experience gave me little comfort when I set out to hire my daughter's daycare provider. Never before had my choice been so crucial. Would my baby be safe? Would she be loved and emotionally nourished? Would her mind be stimulated and...
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“It Takes as Much Energy to Wish as it Does to Plan” -Eleanor Roosevelt

When I was pregnant with my first daughter there seemed to be plenty of help and information out there about how to prepare for our baby’s arrival. I learned all about how to safety-proof my house, what I needed for the baby’s room, what foods to avoid during pregnancy, what changes my body was going through on a daily basis, and much, much more. Yet there seemed to be little help or mention of how to prepare to be a WORKING MOTHER. I had no idea how to plan for maternity leave and how to gracefully transition back to work after my daughter was born. Read More...

When I was pregnant with my first daughter there seemed to be plenty of help and information out there about how to prepare for our baby’s arrival. I learned all about how to safety-proof my house, what I needed for the baby’s room, what foods to avoid during pregnancy, what changes my body was going through on a daily basis, and much, much more. Yet there seemed to be little help or mention of how...
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