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Surviving Freshman Orientation: Guest Post on Grown and Flown

After 10 years of working in higher education, I am used to the series of questions I get every summer: “Do you have the summer off?” “No.” “Oh really? Because my cousin is a professor and he doesn’t work in the summer.” “Right, well, faculty members sometimes take it off, but staff members don’t have… Continue reading Surviving Freshman Orientation: Guest Post on Grown and Flown

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Weekend Reads and Listens: Podcast Love

Earlier this week, my twins went to their two-year doctor appointment on the same day we had our monthly splurge — a deep cleaning of the house from a professional. Everyone and everything was healthy and clean. It’s a wonderful feeling, isn’t it? The next day, my husband and one of the boys woke up… Continue reading Weekend Reads and Listens: Podcast Love

Guest Posts · Higher Education · personal development · Weekend Reads and Listens

Weekend Reads and Listens: Conference Edition

Greetings from Chicago! I’m attending a work conference in this vibrant city that I was lucky to call home for four years during college (yes, my university was in a suburb, but still claiming it). Man, do I love a good conference. It includes so many things I value and appreciate: professional development, idea exchanges,… Continue reading Weekend Reads and Listens: Conference Edition

Career Development · Guest Posts · Higher Education · personal development

As Luck Would Have It

While scrolling through my WordPress Reader a few weeks ago, most likely as some form of procrastination, I came across a post from The Seeds 4 Life. The site provides inspiration and motivation to its readers through regular posts of quotes with a brief explanation (no more than four paragraphs) about their meaning. These are… Continue reading As Luck Would Have It