Why I Didn’t Miss My Son While I Was On Vacation

Ok. That was a lie. I totally missed my son. A lot. BUT, I don't regret leaving him behind with his grandparents while my husband and I traveled through California and Mexico for 10 glorious, sunny days. If you're a mom, and especially if you have young children, you probably feel hesitant to travel without…

What is Work-Life Balance Anyway?

The term "work-life balance" gets thrown around quite a bit. I, personally, don't love the term because balance implies that at some point you find an equilibrium where everything is given the same weight, attention and priority. If there is someone in this world who has managed to achieve that, PLEASE make contact! I prefer…

If You’re Being Sexually Harassed, You’re Not Alone

It seems as though there has been no shortage of sexual harassment stories in the news as of late. High-profile cases such as those at Fox News and Uber have made headlines in the last few weeks, but the truth is that sexual harassment is far more common than we like to think. Sadly, most…

Why Unlimited Vacation Isn’t the Answer

  Last year I spent a lot of time interviewing with start up companies. Almost all of them offered perks like company outings, free food, and many of them offered unlimited or "take what you need" vacation time. At first thought, this sounds like a dream. But, is unlimited vacation time really the best policy?…