Let's Talk About Careers, Mothering, & the Struggle for Balance

I am a stay-at-home mom who writes a little on the side. My younger son Sachin will be in kindergarten in the fall, and then my stay-at-home gig will be much less interesting (or much MORE interesting? Is this the time to get a cabana boy?). ...more
I was just writing about some of my related struggles but not in a blog post yet...I was ...more

Is Social Media Killing Television or Making it Better?

It’s always fun to talk about television with my friends, both online and offline. It takes an activity that can be lonely and turns it into something of a party. As someone who has more friends inside the computer than outside, I get that. As someone who works from home and is a mom of young children, I get that. Social media is a good way for me to be, well, social about media. ...more
I didn't read for fear of seeing Downton Abbey spoilers.  Answering the question to the title - ...more

'Hating' God as a Form of Prayer?

I went to confession for the first time in five years on Saturday evening. This was about as vomit-inducing as it sounds. I kept praying to God, "I don't want to go. Do I have to go? I don't want to go! Say I don't have to go. You know you forgive me for all of the terrible shit I do anyway, so tell me I don't have to go." God said back to me (yes, God talks to me) (another post for another time? perhaps), "You don't have to go. But you should go."...more

Walmart and Target Bloggers: The Worth of Your Blog

I am going to attempt to write a Swistle-like post, and it will likely not go that well, but I must try, because there is something that has been weighing on me about blogging, and some emails I get from some of you, which surprise me because my blog is little and tiny, but alas. Here is my message: the quality of your blog is not measured by the number of comments or followers or pageviews you get. ...more
 @thepsychobabble I wanted to be a Sam's Club blog! :)  I am happy now being a one of a ...more