Engineer Mom



This Monday I am again participating in a weekly blog about Motherhood with some fellow mom bloggers.  While some of my posts have been light hearted, this one is very personal.  I hope you will enjoy reading about one of the MAJOR motherhood miracles I have experienced. One of the […]

Motherhood Miracles




Today I had lunch with a freshman at a major university who is considering changing majors from Engineering.  Her concern was not that the course load was too difficult. She graduated from one of the most competitive high schools in the state.  Her concern was not that she was one of […]

Why Pursue a Bachelor of Engineering Degree?


During my first pregnancy, I dreamt of what motherhood would look like.  I had many great examples growing up, from my own mother, to my many aunts, and both of my grandmothers.  I dreamt of afternoons in the park with picnic lunches and hours of playing on the swings.  I thought […]

Motherhood Misconceptions


My last job as an engineer was as a project engineer working on million dollar equipment with 4 year time lines.  After equipment design was complete, I also led the manufacturing of the equipment at the shop.  I also made sure I was available during construction and start up of […]

Motherhood Mantras




**Post contains affiliate links.  For more information please see disclosure.** The first thing people have always said when they find out I’m an engineer is “Wow!  You must be really smart!”.  The truth is, I’m not.  Not particularly smart anyways.  I just worked really hard in college, and stuck to […]

10 Keys to Surviving an Engineering Degree




  Yesterday our church had a special recognition of the high school seniors in our church who are graduating this year.  As I watched each student walk up to the podium with their parents, I felt a lump form in my throat.  It made me realize how short the time is […]

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