|In Wendy Sachs's truly inspiring book, she interviews accomplished women to find out how they manage the working mom juggling act. Here, the interviewer becomes the subject. Wendy Sachs is an award-winning television producer, former Capitol Hill press secretary and the author of the critically acclaimed book, How She Really Does It: Secrets of Successful Stay-at-Work Moms. Currently, Wendy works as a vice president at a NYC public relations agency. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, Michael, and two children, Alexandra and Jonah.|
“Mommy, can you ask your boss to let you come home early on my birthday next week?” my four-year-old daughter Lexi asked me last night. “I want you to have dinner with me.” I was totally shocked by the question. I wasn’t surprised that she wanted to make sure that I would be home earlier than usual on a Tuesday night, but I was completely floored that she assumed I would have to ask my “boss” to make this happen. more
I admit it. I shamelessly pimp out my kids. Not all of the time, I actually only do it at work. Ironically, it’s my kids who help me create instant chemistry with my colleagues and clients. more
In case you didn’t know, March is apparently “Women’s History Month.” It’s nice to have official recognition for the contributions we women have made to American history. Of course, I knew nothing of this nod to our historic Girl Power until my son brought home a flier from school inviting moms to come in and talk about their careers during the month of March.
I’ve been traveling a ton for work. And while, yes, I do get pangs of guilt for leaving my kiddies, there has been an unexpected upside – a lot of ME time. Some may call it selfish, but I’ll be honest, ME time is fabulous. more
Love her or loathe her, it’s time sisters, to recognize the historical importance if our country elects Hillary Clinton as the first female president of the United States. Let’s be honest, can Mitt Romney empathize with the angst of a mom who is wiping dried spit up off her suit as she dashes into a meeting – late because there was traffic at school drop off and the PTA president accosted her in the parking lot about baking cookies for the fundraiser? more