This is a bit of a ranty post, so I’ll start with the questions: do you feel that hormones affect you? What are your best tips for controlling or preventing the symptoms of PMS, pregnancy, or menopause? I’ve already ranted about watches and cuffed pants, which kind of sets us up well for today’s rant: … Read More about A Few Thoughts on Hormones… (Or: How to Fight The Crazy)
Oooh, My Oocytes! Or, My Experience With Freezing My Eggs
Ever considered freezing your eggs, either because you wanted to postpone kids for your career or because the right partner seems to be in hiding? One of my best friends, “Auntie M.,” just went through the procedure, and I asked her to blog about it for Corporette. (Pictured: B0008308 Xenopus laevis oocytes, originally uploaded to … Read More about Oooh, My Oocytes! Or, My Experience With Freezing My Eggs
Open Thread: When is the Best Time to Get Pregnant?
One of the interesting topics that readers wondered about when I announced my pregnancy was WHEN to get pregnant. So let’s talk about it today. This is kind of a long post, so I’ll start with the questions: When is the best time to get pregnant? What considerations should you factor into the mix? Psst: … Read More about Open Thread: When is the Best Time to Get Pregnant?
Taking a New Job While Pregnant
Should you look for a new job while trying to get pregnant? If you’re already pregnant, should you take a new job without telling your new employer what’s what? Reader S has a great question about taking a new job while pregnant… I have a dilemma. A while ago I applied for a great government … Read More about Taking a New Job While Pregnant
Staying in the Game: Tips for Stay at Home Moms
20210 Update: We still stand by these SAHM career tips, particularly for lawyers turned stay-at-home moms — but you may also want to check out some of our more recent stories on stay-at-home parents, including what you need to know about strategic volunteering, and what to consider when you’re thinking about not returning to work … Read More about Staying in the Game: Tips for Stay at Home Moms
Planning for Babies
2016 Update: Check out our latest discussion on planning your career for babies. Over at Law.com’s The Careerist, Vivia Chen ponders one of the most interesting lessons from Sheryl Sandberg’s TED talk: “Don’t leave before you leave.” As she notes: But it was Sandberg’s third point that really stopped me in my tracks: Women sabotage … Read More about Planning for Babies