The Mental Load
The mental load of "mom-ing" has been a pervasive topic of conversation around me lately. I've been hearing friends and clients describe this state a lot in recent weeks. And then, just last week, I came across this article from the ScaryMommy blog, to which I could totally relate. Reading about the “invisible workload of motherhood" is something to which I find so many women can relate. And I don't mean this in any way to discount all the amazing husbands/dads out there w
Hug a Social Worker this month!
In case you didn't know, March is National Social Work month! There are more than 650,000 social workers in the United States, working in a wide variety of settings (Social Work Month). When my dad first suggested to me that I go to grad school for social work when I was 22, I envisioned myself behind a glass ticket window passing paper "food stamps" to people (which isn't even how food stamps actually get distributed) and told him that I didn't think I needed a Master's De