Monthly Archives: February 2015

It’s My Library and I’ll Cry if I Want To

I used to be one of those people who thought that if you cried at work, you were showing weakness. I couldn’t, as a woman, do that because I already had to prove myself more anyway. I didn’t want people to think I was an “emotional” woman. I wanted them to think I was smart … Continue reading It’s My Library and I’ll Cry if I Want To

The Fairytale of the Work-Life Balance

I was supposed to write this blog post last week. Last week became a complete and utter train wreck for me. My work-life balance was completely off kilter. Well, everything felt off kilter. So, I decided to sit down and write it today on a day when I am home with two kids who have … Continue reading The Fairytale of the Work-Life Balance

Liberate Yourself: Stop Wanting to be Liked Professionally or Professionally Liked

This week’s post (three weeks in a row!) comes from a recent conversation with an unnamed social media friend/colleague. I preface this, per usual, as these may just be my observations and maybe I’m wrong. (It happens.) I’ve observed a lot of librarians┬ásaying things over social media that have lead me to think to myself, … Continue reading Liberate Yourself: Stop Wanting to be Liked Professionally or Professionally Liked