Sneaking in Work

A new study suggests it may be helpful to break the divide between work life and home

It will be up to my kids to determine in therapy someday if they can forgive a few minor flaws in the mothering department. I'm not referring to any particular instances, because no one can prove I ever served chocolate doughnuts as an entree, condoned a makeup-and-manicure-theme birthday party or yelled, "I hope you have daughters someday!" at one of mine who tore a big hole in my favorite pair of black tights. But I think it's evident there will be enough ground to cover.

So I was thrilled to learn that one of my worst habits--skulking off to check for...

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