Inside the Glass Bottle

Trying to get it right in family, work and life

Facing down my to-do monsters

Okay — the situation is, I have LESS THAN 2 hours to do . . . a trajillion things. (Why am I bothering with this blog post that probably nobody … Continue reading

February 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Signs You Have a Little Boy

Not to gender stereotype, but these are things I do NOT hear my friends with daughters mentioning! 1. Your child is obsessed with body functions. “Say ‘poop,’ mama!” “I sneezed … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Planning is Performing

It was one of those days — overslept just a little bit, and then spent the pre-work time finishing one task only to realize there was another yet to do. … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Work-Life Balance is a Myth.

I’ve been thinking about work-life balance a lot, and I’ve come to a conclusion: It. Does. Not. Exist. Because the idea of “balance” implies an equivalency between the two: work … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

On “Mommy Guilt”

A friend recently posted on Facebook about leaving her baby for the first time to go on a business trip, and how it was hard to decide whether to go … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

7 Steps to Finding the Right Daycare

Once my family made the choice to use a childcare center for our then-four-month-old, I agonized over how to find the right place. Thankfully, I found a great place where … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment


You are harder on yourself than anyone else is. This can mean you produce awesome results and accomplish cool things. It can also mean you get in your own way. … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · 1 Comment