For those who have followed my blog for awhile already know that I love storytelling.
Before we left Chicago, I was trying to immerse myself into the storytelling community and in Portland I’m trying to do the same.
Saturday night Hubby and I went to a storytelling event, where a new friend of mine was to grace the stage. A cool thing about this event was that all proceeds went to Rahab’s Sisters, which is a group that helps women in Portland who … Read more ...
There’s been tons of talk about Sheryl Sandberg’s book, “Lean In” that’s somewhat grown into a mild modern feminist’s canon. Yet with all of this chatter, I do wonder if I’m doing “enough” with my career.
Before being a mom, my identity was infused with my role in the workplace. No, scratch that. My job was my identity. I was Melanie Coffee, the journalist.
This is me Leaning In too far. Thankfully I’m better at not putting myself in these type of situations.
When I … Read more ...