“There’s only one soccer practice a week,” he said, “Seven to eight pm on Mondays, and then the game is on Saturday… It’s not bad.” I had trouble fathoming it. But what time do you eat dinner? 8pm. Do you come home and cook afterwards? Cook before or during – parents don’t have to stay for … Continue reading
Better that 500 bossy girls go free, than that one leader girl be discouraged. Or something like that. Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook who urged us to Lean In, is now teaming up with others urging us not to call girls “bossy” in her “Ban Bossy” Campaign. To a certain extent, the sentiment makes … Continue reading
My piece on Brain, Mother blog with Lauren Apfel on why I love celebrating the holidays. A little belated, but I am aiming to get my holiday cards out by the end of January, so it isn’t the only thing belated this winter. Happy New 2014 everyone! 🙂 http://www.brainchildmag.com/2013/12/celebrating-the-holidays-two-different-perspectives/ Also, for the record, what we … Continue reading
“Denitza Blagev has a blog in the works,” I saw Lauren comment on Facebook, and until then it had not occurred to me to actually start one. We had talked about the possibility and I’ve enjoyed writing for a long time, but I took about a decade off. After medical school, I was so submerged in the … Continue reading
A shorter version of Mad Women has been published at The Broad Side at http://www.the-broad-side.com/mad-women-blame-mad-men-for-the-opt-outlean-in-conundrum.