The phrase, maternal wall, is commonly used to describe the career-related obstacles women face during and after pregnancy. From outright gender discrimination to societal pressure and subtle stereotyping…see if you recognize or can relate to any of these: In the workplace, a woman with children is held to a higher standard than a woman without […]
My first memory of Dominick was watching him play Little League…he was 10 and I fell in love with him there. I never realized how scary baseball must be…that dual dynamic of both team and individual performance in one sport. I think I held my breath every time he went up to bat, but the […]
Everyone believes different foods are ‘unclean’…just ask your vegan neighbor, the bodybuilder, Miss Gluten-free, Lord Lo-carb, or Princess Paleo. The biggest problem with the idea of ‘clean eating’ is that ‘clean’ has no objective definition. It depends who you talk to… I got a taste of this (pun intended…) when I announced on Facebook that my […]
My top priority was not to get pregnant…it was to be healthy myself. I felt strongly against any chemical orchestrating or manipulation of my body for pregnancy. Literally, “Mommy first”!
Shift happens, but it is our ability to shift that breeds empowerment.