Archive for August, 2008

POST VACATION


Wow....if I could have blogged during our vacation, it would have been such a great release, but I didn't have my compter with me.It was great to get away, and actually had a really amazing experience. I had the opportunity to meet former President Clinton and Hillary, and to ...

A NETWORK FOR OLDER MOTHERS


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Another lesson in humility


It was around noon, lunch-time for my baby daughter. I had just started to feed her in her high-chair when the doorbell rang: it was the UPS man. I opened the door, saw him coming towards the door with a huge box (of diapers), and went out to ...

Career Choice: Motherhood Now or Later


Wake Up, Smell the Discrimination and Look Out for Your Career Column By MICHELLE GOODMANAug. 14, 2008 Maybe it's just me, but sometimes it feels as if researchers are popping out press releases on motherhood and careers faster than women are actually birthing babies. In July, researchers at the University ...

Adoption


Why is the process of adoption such a challenge?I have such a mixed feeling about this.My son is adopted, and we went through a very difficult and emotional course until we successfully became his parents.Adoption is a common path for many later parents, and while I know some who seemed ...