• Never let a McKinsey alum build a financial model
  • If you feel at all sick, do not get on the subway
  • Never underestimate the power of gingerbread to make someone’s day
  • Coffee works
  • I am oddly creeped out by people who sample soup at Hale and Hearty
  • Holiday music is good for focusing at work…
  • Except if it’s The Chipmunks singing “Deck The Halls”
  • NYC is at it’s best during the holidays…
  • Except when you are in rush hour trying to get home from work and working your way through crowds gawking at Macy’s windows
  • The days are long but the years are short
  • We will always feel too young to deal with sick parents.¬† (don’t worry, my mom is in good shape)
  • The “Santa Is Watching Threat” (SIWT) is a wildly effective parenting technique
  • When your almost 4 year old beats you at Concentration, you are either raising a genius or you are suffering from serious lack of sleep
  • Unsubscribe is a key to liberation
  • Just because someone wants Power does not mean they want Responsibility
  • Never confuse Activity¬†with Achievement
  • When frustrated, try laughing instead of growling
  • If you tell your child to “Stay in your freaking bed!” you can be sure they will repeat this to everyone you know and you will be evil-eyed by other parents everywhere
  • And from a friend, “It’s never too late to start the day over” (and today was a good day – but this is always a good lesson!)
Advertisements