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Advice to Employers: Please Create Policies Assuming All Worker Are Single

Me and my daughter Motherhood is harder than it needs to be. This is partially because of the inexcusable work/life policies in the U.S., but also because of our own outsized expectations. We are living in an age when the ideal mom is a mash-up between the helicopter mom, the corporate exec, and the earth mama — and there's just not enough high-efficiency, low-emissions biofuel to go around.  –Elissa Strauss,  Why I don't want 'mom friends' We just celebrated "Mother's Day" and honored mothers and other women who help make the world and our families a better place. Every year at this time, I think about what mothers really need to be successful and independent. I say, "independent" because developing policies and legislation that are premised on the notion that all working moms have supportive families and/or spouses is not in the best interest of working moms. Instead, Corporate America and Congress should develop policies and legislation that p

Reflecting on the goodness of life...

It's a new year!!!

Don't let one set back get you down...

I long for it to be Christmas again…

I Want That Doggie in The Window...

The Best Things in Life are Free...

Goodbye Michael Jackson, hello to life...

Discovering that you’re in love…

A stranger, a statement and a smile…

Discovering what it all really means...

The function of fiction...

Apparently neighbors want more than a cup of sugar...

Take risks and live!

The Lessons of Strangers...

An ode to Ice Cube, "Today was a good day..."

Life teaches you things...