Tag Archives: postpartum

How having a child made me an introvert

The first two times I took the Myers Briggs test, I scored a clear E for Extravert. The first time was in high school to help determine what jobs might fit my personality best, and the other at my first job, to see perhaps if I’d selected the right one. I’ve always described myself as […]

Why This Mommy Left Her Job

For reasons already explained in a prior post, being a working mommy is hard. But being a stay at home mommy looks (at least to me) even harder. All the working mommies I know want that happy medium – 40 hours or less with flexible hours and generous sick and vacation time. We’re past maternity leave, […]

Postpartum Healing

I’ve come full circle. I was pregnant for 41 weeks and my baby is now more than 41 weeks old. In the last month she’s become hyper mobile, talkative and is on the verge of walking. She turns when her name is called, she hugs and waves and turns the pages in her books. While […]

What happens when a workaholic, socialite, athlete has a baby?

Pop Quiz. What does having a baby do to an outgoing, scheduled, socialite, workaholic, workout-aholic? A. Turns them into whiny, overtired, frustrated, anxious, lonely wreck. B. Causes a nervous breakdown C. Makes them slow down and reexamine their priorities D. Helps them let go E. All of the Above If you chose E. “all of the […]

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