Category: Career

Normal Workdays Don’t Seem Natural

As a publicist, I have to attend my client’s events if media have been invited. When I think about attending evening gatherings, I want to quit my job. I can’t stand working long days and being away from my boys. I am torn about leaving them for longer than a regular workday.

Exposing Your Breasts at Work for the Greater Good

One of the challenges of returning to work after maternity leave is finding a place to breast pump. Separate from my office, there is no place dedicated to mother’s who choose to pump. I guess I was fortunate that I had my own office, but others still had a key to my office. The first few times I pumped I was afraid someone would walk in.

Missing My Son’s Major Milestones

I smiled and feigned excitement when I heard Jonathan took a few steps. Secretly, I was crying inside. And when my nanny left, I cried uncontrollably. I hated not being present for my son’s major milestones. It wasn’t fair. I was his mother and I should’ve been there to see everything. Everything. Why did I have to go to work?

Nanny Wanted…TODAY!

Procrastinating on doing a task is one thing, but on hiring a nanny, well, you don’t want to do that the last minute. I had to attend a client’s event and needed a nanny fast.