Working with a baby during self-isolation

Working with a baby during self-isolation

"I cried yesterday." So began the Whatsapp I received from one of my dearest friends "My partner and I are dividing our time in taking care of the girls. When it is my turn to entertain them, I need to work and I am constantly on my phone or computer. I feel terribly guilty.”  This [...]

Does life become boring once you are a mother ?

Does life become boring once you are a mother ?

'Life swings like a pendulum – backward and forward between pain and boredom.” Wrote our beloved German poodle-lover: Schopenhauer. At the center of this depressing picture is desire. Your feelings of desire will lead either to suffering, if they are not fulfilled, or boredom, once they have been fulfilled. This sentence actually goes further: it [...]

Damn! I am an adult

Damn! I am an adult

I am watching my younger colleagues strolling down the corridors, with their tight pores, their naturally high cheekbones, their sparks in their eyes. I am realizing that there can be an attempt to slow down the ravages of time with some Botox and fillers. But the vivid light coming from the eyes can never be [...]