Using stories and insights from her own life, she provides a lexicon for the half-insane working mom. Anyone who has left a meeting to race to the Halloween parade immediately understands van Ogtrop's definition of "Kill the messenger" as "The action you must take in order to forget about the office for a time--that is, to remove your Blackberry/Treo/iPhone/whatever from your person and store it as far away as your neurotic self will allow." Filled with essays, lists, and resonant observations, JUST LET ME LIE DOWN establishes van Ogtrop as the Erma Bombeck of the new millennium.
About the Author
Kristin van Ogtrop is the editor of Real Simple magazine and has held positions at Glamour, Vogue, Travel & Leisure, and Premiere. She
lives outside New York City with her family.
My Review - I haven't been a working mom since my youngest was born but there were so many things I could relate to. Kristin is hilarious and she has even coined her own terms.....
Caller ID malfunction - when you have dialed a number and cannot remember whom it belongs to but the phone is ringing and it feels too late to hang up.... many many more.
I recommend this to any mother with a sense of humor - Working or Not!
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