Tag Archives: life’s work

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

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Maybe balance isn’t what I’m after either…

I love stumbling upon new blogs and finding bits of wisdom and new perspectives. One of the things I have been recently been noticing is the lack of balance in my life. There’s the usual boring housekeeping to keep up … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Life’s work and motherhood

Okay, so I’ve been waylaid recently by my daughter’s diagnosis of selective mutism and SPD. A LOT of the posts of late have been revolving around that topic. I’d like to get back on the goals I have for this … Continue reading

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