Inside the Glass Bottle

Trying to get it right in family, work and life

Sitting on the Fence

A lawyer friend of mine was in the middle of a trial when she had her first child. (That sounds pretty dramatic – she didn’t actually give birth in the … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Steps to Patience: Endurance

“Where do you find calm? Where do you find endurance? Where do we draw the line between being “uncomplaining” and being authentic? How can we find tolerance for those around … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Steps to Patience: Sources of Calm

“Where do you find calm? Where do you find endurance? Where do we draw the line between being “uncomplaining” and being authentic? How can we find tolerance for those around … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Steps to Patience: What is “patience?”

image  Some rights reserved by Jason Paluck Today, I am considering what “patience” is, and what it is made of. We cannot aspire to attain something when we don’t know what that “something” … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

On Cultivating Patience

The dog was barking. The baby was heading toward the Christmas tree. The husband was speaking loudly on a work call. The work I had not yet finished was sitting … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Gift Guide: Le Bebe

Aunts, uncles, cousins — everyone wants to buy something for your baby with the holidays coming up, but there are a lot of options out there and it’s a little … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pumping on the Fly

I am sitting in the airport, preparing for my first overnight business trip without The Boy. I am cozied up in a corner next to an outlet, at 5:15 am … Continue reading

November 1, 2012 · Leave a comment