I’d like to take a moment before we jump in to this week’s news to make a shout-out to Jon Oliver, who clearly must have seen my blog and thought it should be made into a weekly Sunday evening news show, that is equally brilliant, comedic and enlightening as my own blog. Too bad I … More This week in news
We all know the type. We all ARE the type to some extent (hey, some parents really really deserve it!). But some Moms out there actually have the nerve to SAY SOMETHING TO YOU or your husband, suggesting not so subtly that they do not agree with what you are doing. The absolute worst has … More 6 Ways to respond to mommy judging
This post was originally written for MyCity4her.com and was tailored to women in business. I have reworked the post here as more of an informational/opinion piece. To see the original (with more logistical info on voting as well), check it out here. The Maryland Democratic gubernatorial primary is in a matter of … More Maryland Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates and their Policies
This is a post I have been sitting on for a while, instigated by a few heated discussions around the holiday table. It’s probably better to have let some time pass before sharing. I can’t be the only one who leaves a heated discussion with too much unsaid, and returns back to it in my … More I am my brother’s keeper.
10 curious differences between France and the US This year I decided to keep a list of things in France that make me feel, well, not quite at home. They’re those curious little everyday things that you might not really think of but give you that sense that things are just a little off here. … More Oui are not in Kansas anymore
I’m finally back from my longer-than-planned hiatus! My excuse for not having blogged is three quarters, “I just wasn’t able to” as I was away in France for a month. The day I left for my trip, my laptop started making these loud noises as if it were about to explode. I got back from … More She’s Baaaacck…with visuals
This week’s news brought a wave of mixed emotions. In some of the same stories, we’ve got funny yet pathetic; again funny but also offensive; and then finally, sad, conflicted, angry, still not sure. We have another government “oops” that is equal parts funny and pathetic. Florida passed a law meant to ban internet cafes … More This week’s news