Kick Out the Jams, Mothers (and fathers, and anyone else)

Kick Out the Jams, Mothers (and fathers, and anyone else)

We’re heading to the beach today! In the course of overpacking last night, I optimistically included my running sneakers and two sports bras, even though in past beach trips, it’s been a miracle if I pull myself off the sand…

Happiness Commandment #1: Write, write, write (or: How I Learned to Stop Slacking and Love the Blog)

Happiness Commandment #1: Write, write, write (or: How I Learned to Stop Slacking and Love the Blog)

Previously on Hot Breakfast: I closed my eyes and jumped into the land of the laid off.  And I identified my ten commandments (I wasn’t going to label them as such, but I hereby change my mind) for feeling more centered and –…

Reflections on a quarter-life crisis: 5 lessons for my 25-year-old self

Reflections on a quarter-life crisis: 5 lessons for my 25-year-old self

I turned 35 last month. There’s no official research on this, but in my mind, 35 is a turning point. From a young woman to, well, a woman. From “miss” to “m’am.” From the coveted 18-34 demographic to the demographic…