November 11, 2018

I’m sick of volunteering (and so are most moms)

You are asked to chair your son’s school library fundraiser for the third year in a row. The principal tells you that no other mother is […]
May 6, 2015

Spring Cleaning: Pantry Makeovers for Real People (Fairy Godmother Not Included).

I love spring. I have so much energy. I’m motivated. It’s also the time I go crazy cleaning everything. This year I had two spring cleaning […]
January 23, 2012

Enter the Year of the Dragon

  Happy New Year! This year marks the beginning of the new lunar calendar celebrated throught the Asian diaspora. I’ve been fascinated with the Chinese zodiac […]
August 9, 2011

How to Request a Flexible Work Schedule

I have a number of working mothers in my marketing department and several have arranged flexible work schedules to accommodate their changing work/life demands. Flexible work […]
June 27, 2011

California Dreamin’

I’m taking a couple of weeks off to get some much needed R&R and visit family in my home state of California. Boss Mom will return […]
June 22, 2011

Wordless Wednesday

Happy first day of summer! Here in North Carolina our summer seems to have started early — we’ve had 90 degree plus temperatures for a couple […]
May 30, 2011

Memorial Day

This weekend we are in Wilmington, North Carolina which is not only home to beautiful beaches but is the site of a Civil War battle site, […]
April 25, 2011

Taking a Short Break

This week is our spring break so we are taking a brief holiday. We’ll be back on Monday, May 2nd. Wishing you a productive and joyous […]
March 30, 2011

My Guilty Pleasure: Mad Men

The booze! The backstabbing! The illicit affairs and tawdry hookups! No, I’m not talking about my last family reunion. I’m talking about the brilliant drama Mad […]