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Tag Archives: introspection
Living with Intensity
I can’t wait to get this new book called Living With Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults by Susan Daniels (Editor), Michael M. Piechowski (Editor). Here is a book review. I’ve … Continue reading
Post holiday meltdown…
There’s something about the holidays that are full of anticipation and excitement that is immediately followed by a grumpy post-holiday crash as I sort through the bags and bags of treats and cheap dollar store toys and the caseloads of … Continue reading
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A little more about where I’m coming from.
I hope, if you read the previous post, you don’t take offense to what I wrote. It’s not my intention to add to the negative debate surrounding motherhood and career. The reality is, if you can strike a good balance … Continue reading
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How to be disorganized and unproductive at home.
If my stay-at-home mothering/homemaking position were a real paying job, I’d have been fired years ago. The truth be told, I spend way too much time in my head lamenting about lack of mental stimulation, lack of friendship, lack of … Continue reading
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The female brain drain in science
This is the post I’ve been dreading to write, because it hits me so deeply in the heart. But I need to address it because I’ve been wrestling for it for a few days recently (and it crops up from … Continue reading
What I want for my girls…and why it’s difficult to achieve it.
I have realized I have a certain vision I have in mind for how I want to raise my girls. I was responding to a post on Mothering.com forum and realized as I was writing, it became clear to me … Continue reading
Cultivating the passion of writing…
I have been really looking at reviving the passion for writing I had. I passed up developing that passion for a practical career in the sciences that I could really support myself with when I was younger. My mom drilled … Continue reading
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An exciting self discovery…and maybe I need to broaden my definition of “science” career
I was having a discussion online about reclaiming the gifts you let atrophy due to motherhood. I had gotten some very, very thoughtful responses. One mother was sharing her experiences, which were reminiscent of my own, even getting awards for … Continue reading
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Introspection and discovery
I was thinking of yesterday’s post last night when I went to the bookstore. I picked up a magazine that was called Where Women Create. I was looking at these beautiful spaces and I do have a creative side that … Continue reading