The Working Closet

where life meets style

my “favorite” child

If I’m being honest, though, I will admit that I do have a favorite child.

January 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

in my closet, right now: 5 things I swore I would never wear again

January 15, 2014 · 18 Comments

the year of less (now with more popcorn!)

A month or so back, I offered to be the concessions coordinator for the basketball program at the boys’ school.

January 13, 2014 · 9 Comments

why therapy matters

Ideally, it would be Henry who went to see the therapist, or  — even better — we would all go together, as a family.

January 10, 2014 · 4 Comments


I started running in 2010; the next year, I started tracking my miles pretty seriously. And it was a lot of miles.

January 7, 2014 · 11 Comments

the year of less

2014 is going to be the Year of Less: less clutter, less commitment, less stress. I already feel better, just saying that out loud. Ahhh.

January 6, 2014 · 5 Comments

what to know about Asperger syndrome

Aspergers is a syndrome; it is a collection of behaviors which, taken together, comprise a specific profile.

January 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

5 simple style resolutions to make right now

Happy new year! I love the idea of January 1 as a kind of arbitrary fresh start (although I will be writing 2013 on my checks for months, I’m sure).

January 1, 2014 · 3 Comments

finding balance with a family manifesto

This past year, Wade and I found ourselves, over and over, trying to articulate why we encourage the boys to do certain things.

December 31, 2013


These days, my weekends look like this.

December 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

why I drink (and why I’m trying to stop)

A variety of smart scientific studies have looked at the connection between ADHD and alcohol consumption.

December 6, 2013 · 1 Comment