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  • All Together Now
    This Memorial Day weekend, my family packed the Subaru Outback and headed out to Pittsburgh. If you read Lauren’s entry last week then you can…
  • Happy Trails
    My hubby and I purchased a new Subaru Forester a few weeks ago, and while we bought the upgraded model, one of the bummers about our new vehicle is…
  • SUMMER BURN OUT
    I love summer: As I’m sure was true of my Norwegian ancestors, I eagerly anticipate the extra long daylight hours. Even a sweltering 90 degree day…
  • TO FREELANCE OR WORK FULLTIME--THAT'S THE QUESTION
    Savita Iyer is a freelance financial journalist. This is her seventh guest blog for Working Parents. Two weeks ago, I had my first job interview in…
  • The Daddy Way
    I am finding more differences in how Lyn and I handle situations with our toddler. For instance, when our daughter starts crying in the middle of…
  • WHAT! WORKING MOTHERS = FAT KIDS???
    The latest charge to be leveled at working mothers is that we are responsible for the epidemic of childhood obesity. This theory has been around…
  • New (old) parents
    Earlier this week, I was a guest on NPR's
  • THE END OF SCHOOL: A SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR WORKING PARENTS
    As the school year winds down, the kids’ excitement is ramping up—and so is my work load. Yes, its here – the happiest of times for school-weary…
  • EXERCISE AND WORK
    My son's friend's mother was telling me that she works in the building right above Grand Central Terminal. It's a great location and so convenient:…
  • REALITY CHECK
    I did it! I finally completed my MBA a week ago. Looking back, it just a big blur of lost weekends, late night cramming, and conference calls. It…

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