Academic success does not necessarily prepare one for motherhood.
Let me explain.
I am a firm believer that there is a difference between book smarts and street smarts. Academic learning and common sense; knowledge and wisdom. Read More
Single girl moves to New York to follow her dreams. Meets man of her dreams, marriage and children ensue. Marriage + full time job + 2 beautiful boys = 1 hectic, beautiful, crazy, amazing life. Just another day in the life of a BadAssMama.
It is 7pm on a Monday. I am sitting in yet another airport lounge, waiting for yet another business trip. I took an evening flight so that I could take the big boy to karate and have dinner with the family one more time before six days on the road. As I wait to board my now 90 minute delayed flight, I’m preparing for a full week of high powered negotiations, executive meet-and-greets, power lunches and strategy sessions. Each day will begin before 6am and likely end well after midnight. Read More
I’ve bumped into my fair share of books and blog posts lately lamenting the fact that motherhood, despite the rumors, does NOT get any easier. They claim that we simply trade the nights of colic and projectile vomit for boogers and temper tantrums, all-too-quickly followed by fears of sex, drugs and rock & roll (or something like that).
I don’t know about you, but I think that’s a load of crap. Read More