Tales from the Mommy Track


Tales from the Mommy Track is a weekly column about the every day life of a part-time working mom with two little kids. Like the life of any other working mother, some weeks the drama is all about work, some weeks it's all about the kids and some weeks the two collide.


My Inner Mommy War, Part 2

The last thing I need is to have my sleep interrupted by kicks and squirms. But to be so close to my children, at the one time of day when they are too bleary to fight with each other, is priceless to me.

My Inner Mommy War, Part 1

When I was 32, three years into my blessedly peaceful second marriage, 16 months into the motherhood gig, five months pregnant with our second child, I sat on the floor of our New York apartment in stunned silence.