Working Mothers

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Where Are You on Your To-Do List?

One of the hardest things to do I found when I was working full time and raising four children was to make time to take care of myself.  There always seemed to be something that needed to be done - another load of laundry, baking cookies for a school party, picking up something needed for [...]

The Life of a Recovering Perfectionist

It's not easy combining a rewarding career with a fulfilling and happy personal life - especially if you have a strong tendency to seek perfection in every thing you do!  It took a while but many years ago I had to face reality and accept that combining my professional life as an environmental scientist with [...]

How Enduring Is Your Support Circle?

Over the last few weeks I have spent many hours going over my Mother's pictures and slides as I put together a slide show for her 90th Birthday.  And one of the things that stood out is that her circle of friends remained pretty constant over more than 60 years. And while a good number [...]