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Reflecting on priorities of family & work

Tag Archives: work-life balance

What’s Your Everest? A bit about mine…

What’s your Mt. Everest and does falling a little short of the top diminish the accomplishment? I’m a bit of a junkie on mountaineering stories. In fact – I’m a … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

Blog on Prioritization Gets De-prioritized

When I began this blog earlier in the year, I did not have any real expectations about how often I would publish something or how much it would be read. It … Continue reading

December 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why I’d Leave a Perfectly Great Job for the Unknown

I’ve been a little slower on the blog posts lately. Partially, it was an intentional slow down during the summer as my kids had more time to do fun things … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

On Disappointment

Part of prioritization is that there are no absolutes. Prioritizing family over work is more of a philosophy than a set of hard and fast rules. While there are practices … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · 3 Comments

Social Justice – The Flip Side of Advantaging Our (Affluent) Kids

Let me start by saying that I do not feel “white guilt” for providing opportunities for my kids in where we have chosen to live (the burbs), the money and … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Homework – What is it good for?

Homework has become an ingrained part of our American educational system and an expectation of hard-charging parents in affluent communities across our country. I’m often frustrated with the homework that … Continue reading

April 8, 2015 · 2 Comments

PTO – I Use it or I Lose It (mentally, that is)

I sit here on Thursday morning, writing this blog. I normally don’t write my blogs during “work time”, but I have taken today off. My kids are on Spring Break … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · Leave a comment