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By Jessica T

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About this blog: I'm a late thirties mother of a ten-year-old and infant twins. My family moved to Menlo Park 6 years ago from Virginia - where I grew up, went to college, got married, had my first born, and got an MBA (in that order). I'm a manag...  (More)

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Don't fund the rape culture at my alma mater
Nov 23, 2014 8:32 pm
Comments: 88 | Views: 32,376

It was an eerie weekend. First, I received an email from my father. He said he'd been out to our garage and looked at our family's diplomas from the University of... More
Hiatus
Sep 22, 2014 9:57 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 10,413

As I hinted in my last post, my life has gotten busier than I could have possibly imagined. I've blogged weekly for The Palo Alto Weekly, The Mountain View Voice,... More
Life in fast forward
Sep 16, 2014 9:05 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 10,918

With fall around the corner, our life has reached a frenetic pace. Work is busier than ever. A new academic year for my elder daughter and my husband means that... More
Must we fight for our right to party?
Sep 8, 2014 8:30 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 10,466

I miss a good party: a summer party with cold beers, twilight turned to darkness, ambient music, unexpected loose conversation. Or how about a brunch party with... More
Active listening
Sep 2, 2014 7:47 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 9,860

My eleven-year-old daughter and I have been clashing. Since returning to work, the one hour in the evening that I have to spend with my kids is now divided by three.... More
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