You can also read this post on my syndicated blog, “Health Conscious” for the MetroWest Daily News.
She eased out of her cowboy boots, positioned her red purse and settled into the economy class aisle seat next to me, legs crossed and laptop perched on her knees. Classic sign of a writer. I complimented her on her boots and we agreed they were the perfect accessory for all things: jeans, dresses, air travel, being a mom. Easy on, easy off. And of course stylish.
She was a journalist, trying to finish a story on wolves before we landed in Boston. Our conversation turned to the delicate balance of work and home life, as two women raising kids and nurturing full-time jobs.
Just that day she’d turned down a promotion because, as she put it, she had it good already: women managers who “got her.” They understood her need for flexibility and knew her proven ability to always get the job done.
The night before she’d crafted something shy of one hundred Continue reading