A Day in Life of a Working Mom

Yesterday, for International Women’s Day, this is what I did to celebrate: The day started when my son woke up with Pink Eye.  His eyes goobered shut, and highly contagious.  In that moment of looking at his pathetic little sick angel face, I was simultaneously cognizant of and weighed down by two things:  1.  Nursing…

Part II: What it takes to downsize

Deciding to actually buy a very small house for our family of four was the first half of the marathon….actually downsizing and relocating was the second half.  In my last post I described the long process of deciding what kind of home purchase best supported our goals and values as a family, and than deciding…