Walking the Walk and Talking the Talk (AKA How I Spent My Winter Vacation)

I know it's been a slow year on this blog, so for those of you who have stuck around, let me first thank you. Whether you're old or new here, welcome (welcome back) and Happy New Year to all! Honestly, it's been hard to write more than rants on Facebook walls or quick blurbs on … Continue reading Walking the Walk and Talking the Talk (AKA How I Spent My Winter Vacation)

So… Tell Me About Yourself

"Tell me about yourself..."--four little words that seem so simple. But are they?We've all heard it before. Dates, job interviews, small talk at a party or professional event. But how do we answer it? And what does our answer say about us?Obviously the answer to "tell me about yourself" is going to depend in part … Continue reading So… Tell Me About Yourself

Real Housewives Makes Me Reflect on My Trials with ADD

So the other night I was watching The Real Housewives of New Jersey [goodness, is there a time when these chicks don’t inspire me to want to write something?], and Caroline was having a heart-to-heart with her son, who is coping with ADD. Albie is telling his mom how bad his law school grades are … Continue reading Real Housewives Makes Me Reflect on My Trials with ADD

Hard Working Mom But No Claire Huxtable

I'm black. I'm a hard working mom. I'm a lawyer. I'm sassy. I'm a great dancer, and I love to sing. But that's where the similarities between Claire Huxtable and me end. Growing up, Mrs. Huxtable, attorney at mom, was my perfect example of a hard working mom. She still is. Although I don't want … Continue reading Hard Working Mom But No Claire Huxtable