I’ve been working from home since 1993. When my child was born in 2004, I just kept on working. Well… more or less. Sometimes definitely less. I remember that first month after she was born, when I hadn’t met my yearly PassPorter book deadline. I’d had complications from childbirth and ended up back in the…
Work-at-Home Mom: Eight Tricks That Save My Sanity
My 9-Year-Old Asked a Startlingly Deep Question The Other Day
My child tends to ask random questions at bedtime. I figure it’s because we’re not distracted by other things and everything has quieted down. The other day, as she was climbing into bed, she said, “Mom, when I get bored sometimes, I don’t understand why I am alive. What is my purpose in life? What…
Why I Teach My Child to Cook
“Mom, can I make pancakes?” is the question I’ve heard as I blearily walked down the stairs each morning for the last three days. This weekend, my daughter finally mastered the complete process of making pancakes from start to finish without any help, and she’s so proud she can do this on her own now….