I love days like today when meals are simple and cooked by 9 am. The hours between breakfast and lunch are stretched and slow. My son goes from a puzzle to his books and then to his toys. He stops and lingers at each object, taking his time before moving on, asking only for my … Continue reading Good days are like eating cake
Tag: Personal Essays
The plan, or rather my plan, was simple. Drive around till our son falls asleep. Then, park by the beach and enjoy some quiet time while he naps his usual two hours. After the nap, walk to the beach, spend time there and head back for dinner. It seemed like it could work. But it … Continue reading Vacation Troubles
Monday Morning Career Counseling
Every Monday morning, I have a work meeting during which the team goes over individual updates from the week before. And every Monday morning in the thirty minutes leading up to this meeting, I question my career choices. I wonder how and why I got into this field of work. I wonder if I should … Continue reading Monday Morning Career Counseling
On the first year of parenting
Photo by Azrul Aziz on Unsplash At some point during my pregnancy, I had a revelation - my husband and I were no longer equals. I don’t remember the precise moment that triggered this thought. But by the time I was in the final weeks of my pregnancy I was making peace with the fact … Continue reading On the first year of parenting
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