With Hanukkah starting this weekend and Christmas just a few days a way, many of us are in that last frenzy of holiday gift buying. “Frantic” actually seems to be a good descriptive for the zeitgeist right now– frantic retailers.
We were sorry to disappoint some of you more longstanding NY area members of Executive Moms by skipping our Holiday Rap and Wrap event at Toys R Us this year. However, to give everyone a short-cut to finding the best.
Ah, precious vacation. Temporary escape from the pressures and myriad stresses of work… as well as “regular” life. This happened to be the first trip I’ve ever had the chance to take with not just my own immediate family, but.
I was invited this week to a party thrown by Us Magazine, celebrating celebrities they had anointed as “hot.” Bolstered by the knowledge that a good friend was also going to attend, I decided this was worthy of a weeknight.
I’ve often considered that it takes running at some percentage far over 100% to keep the complex machinery of a working mom life humming… and for me, that generally equates to a brain that is in constant overdrive. For years.
Recently, a friend shared with me the following wisdom (said tongue in cheek, its anti-PC-ness readily evident and acknowledged): “So just remember, here is the hierarchy of preference when it comes to having a boss: #1 (best case): straight.