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The reading holiday

Now that I'm back at work, what I miss most about being on maternity leave is not my children. It's having the time to read. My leisure time is limited to a few...

Original post made by Jessica T on Apr. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 584 Views

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Finding mentors in would-be bosses

Mentorship is a hot topic in the business world, in part because experts can't seem to agree on the best way to create a mentor relationship. In Lean In, Sheryl...

Original post made by Jessica T on Apr. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2476 Views

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Phone-Free

Last week, I totaled my phone. I had a tough day at work, and as I got out of my car, I dropped the phone. I have made this mistake countless times, but on this...

Original post made by Jessica T on Apr. 6, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 9, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 7 comments | 3673 Views

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Promoted on maternity leave

The autumn before last, I flew to New York to visit my best friend from college who had just had her first baby. My best friend leads the kind of fashionable and...

Original post made by Jessica T on Mar. 31, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2588 Views

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The majestic mother's room

Three times a day, I get to rush down the hall and lock myself in a room that only a handful of other mothers in my building can access. It's completely disruptive...

Original post made by Jessica T on Mar. 26, 2014
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How to avoid the Sunday night blues

On maternity leave, my Sunday nights resembled every other night of the week. With the exception of needing to get my daughter out the door Monday morning (which...

Original post made by Jessica T on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jessica T, on Mar 24, 2014 at 7:21 pm | 3 comments | 3638 Views

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Our free range kid experiment

I wrote in a previous post about a speaking series that my husband and I have been attending...

Original post made by Jessica T on Mar. 16, 2014
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Reinventing yourself at work

One of the topics we've discussed on this blog is how mothers make it worth their while to return to work after having children, particularly if their responsibilities...

Original post made by Jessica T on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by silvia, on Mar 16, 2014 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 2691 Views

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Where has our unstructured time gone?

Much has been made of the decline of unstructured time in our kids' lives. Around February...

Original post made by Jessica T on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Educator, on Mar 11, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 2743 Views

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My family reads the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

I got home from work last night to find my husband uncommonly smiley last night. "What's up?" I asked. My eyes followed his to the coffee table. There it was in...

Original post made by Jessica T on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Feb 27, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 31 comments | 6036 Views

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Stitch Fix

Ever so occasionally, I'll write about a product or service I come across that delights me. I'm not paid to do this. I do it because I want to share cool things...

Original post made by Jessica T on Feb. 25, 2014
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A belated Valentine to Coach T

When we found out that I was expecting twins, my husband, Coach T, was shocked. I was surprised, but not exactly shocked. I had been living in my double pregnant...

Original post made by Jessica T on Feb. 16, 2014
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The yoga circuit

When I found out I was pregnant with the twins, I started counting the days until I could enroll in prenatal yoga. I took a prenatal yoga class ten years ago with...

Original post made by Jessica T on Feb. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jessica T, on Feb 10, 2014 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 3531 Views

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Wait! Wait! Don't renovate!

When we starting telling friends and family we were pregnant with the twins, in addition to getting

Original post made by Jessica T on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Aileen, on Feb 10, 2014 at 2:50 pm |
6 comments | 3719 Views

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Let your children fail

My husband and I spent a recent date night at the local middle school where there's a speaker series for parents in the community. We heard

Original post made by Jessica T on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Jessica T, on Feb 1, 2014 at 10:04 am |
7 comments | 3356 Views

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Recommended reading, listening, and viewing

One of the wonders of having children is being able to re-experience our childhood. A benefit of having kids ten years apart has been re-experiencing my years as...

Original post made by Jessica T on Jan. 29, 2014
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The work vacation

Last week, I went on a work vacation and my husband, Coach T, took over this blog....

Original post made by Jessica T on Jan. 19, 2014
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Neither Seen Nor Heard After 7PM

==I Hi Readers, I'm going on a "work vacation" this week. I promise to explain what that is when I'm back. In the meantime, I'd like to introduce you to a guest...

Original post made by Jessica T on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jessica T, on Jan 18, 2014 at 8:05 am | 9 comments | 3197 Views

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A Plague of Miracles

==I Hi Readers, I'm on a "work vacation" this week. I promise to explain what that is when I'm back. In the meantime, I'd like to introduce you to a guest poster:...

Original post made by Jessica T on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by girl on the run, on Jan 17, 2014 at 11:29 pm | 3 comments | 2545 Views

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Perfect friends

Parenting doesn't always weather friendships well. I learned this when my daughter was born, and we had a bitter falling out with close friends. We were polar opposites...

Original post made by Jessica T on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Jan 10, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 5 comments | 2486 Views
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