Infographic: Women, Work, and Burn Out

by Katrina on July 22, 2013

I thought this was an interesting visual depiction of today’s modern day Problem That Has No Name. What do you think? I found the bit at the bottom especially interesting, about how half of working moms want to stay home, and half of stay-at-home moms want to work. Obama’s early learning initiative, which would provide […]


The Venn diagram of parenthood

by Katrina on March 1, 2012

I’m not sure why I put this together, but I thought it might make for interesting discussion. Notice that “good” dads and “bad” moms occupy the same part of the chart? I used to be heavily in the blue/green circles, no yellow. Now I like to think I’m closer to the Swedish moms, in the […]


BlogHer? I barely know her.

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by Katrina on August 15, 2011

Last week I attended my first BlogHer conference, in San Diego. It was a trip. Thousands of women in cute summer dresses and shimmering lip gloss descended on the convention center ready to learn and network and maybe even pick up a new product sponsor. (Something about big groups of women makes me self-conscious about […]


Bay Area peeps: come hear Joan Blades speak about her book, The Custom-Fit Workplace, “an inspirational guide for making the workplace more nimble, trust-based, and – for business owners – more profitable.” I think she’s on to something… Joan co-founded, and then more recently,, which I like to think of as a kind […]


Unplugging this week

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by Katrina on June 26, 2011

We’re unplugging this week. Family camp, here we come! I hope to not so much as glance at one electronic communications device all week. So you have more time to read last week’s post, if you haven’t already. I hope you will. It took me forever to put it together. And if you’re still looking […]