Archive for December 2011

When There’s No “Me” in Team

When There’s No “Me” in Team
A strange thing happened this week. I entered my apartment building’s lobby and got into the elevator, alone.  It stopped on the third floor, where the laundry room is located, and a few people entered, heaving big baskets overflowing with clothes. “Do you have enough room?” one of them asks me. “Sure, we’re fine,” I reply.... Read more »

Step Away from the Cutlery

Step Away from the Cutlery
“I feel neglected.” That’s what I said to hubby recently while firing up the stove to make an egg sandwich for my dinner.  He was about to head to the gym.  Yes, I agree, it was a particularly melodramatic and inflammatory comment.  But at that moment it seemed fitting after a particularly stressful and busy week.  If you had... Read more »

Mama Makes Birthday #5 a Mess

Mama Makes Birthday #5 a Mess
My daughter’s fifth birthday was this week and along with the joyous occasion came some serious mama guilt.  Why?  Two reasons: gifts and a concert. Hubby and I are not so big into gift giving.  We never have been.  So when the little one came along, she got sucked into our cheery little world, where holidays... Read more »
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