kirkebaby

Choosy Moms choose what?

I think I am jealous. I am jealous of all the mommies that knew they wanted to be a stay-at-home mom. I am also jealous of all the mommies who knew that they wanted to go back to work. I feel bad for the mommies who want to stay home, but have to work, and for the mommies who want to work, but have to stay at home. I am none of them. Tomorrow is the last day of my life as a stay-at-home mom. Well, a quasi-stay-at-home mom. My last day to plan out a day with my kids…

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kirkebaby

Last time I checked, it wasn’t any of your business. . .

I am not sure how other peoples' employers have treated you when you were pregnant or getting ready to take pregnancy related leave, but it seems to me that there are too many people who are almost what I would say "jealous" of anyone getting "benefits" because of a pregnancy (I would say most of these people are male and not of childbearing age).  Since my last submission, we have moved to our new city and it's approximately 90 miles from my job. I am fortunate enough that my mother lives in the same place as my job and has…

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kirkebaby

Mommie knows best?

When we found out we were pregnant approximately one month after we were married and about four months before my husband was set to start his MBA in a different city than my job was located, I knew life would never be the same. I thought I always knew what I wanted: a career and a family. A perfect balance. I was going to be Martha Stewart by nights and weekends, and bad-ass corporate lawyer by day. I even chose to go in-house right out of law school, knowing my personal and family time was going to be a priority…

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