Stay-at-Home Mom vs. Engineer

Stay-at-Home Mom vs. Engineer

Lately, I’ve been feeling overwhelmed as a stay-at-home mom and wondering if I’d be happier as a working mom. I know it’s a grass is always greener situation, because when I was working I wondered if I’d be happier as a stay-at-home mom. One of the reasons I’ve been...
Marriage tax changes

Marriage tax changes

If you have been reading my blog for a while, you’ll know that my husband is also an engineer. We worked together for over 10 years, until I decided to take a career break to become a stay-at-home mom to our two young kids almost a year ago. When my husband’s not...
Top 10 Reasons to Become an Engineer

Top 10 Reasons to Become an Engineer

When I was in college my Society of Women Engineers (SWE) section designed and sold T-shirts as a fundraiser. We used the money to pay for hosting activities such as Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day and help pay for trips to the SWE National Conference. I was the...
The engineer stereotype

The engineer stereotype

I don’t think I really fit the engineer stereotype, but does anyone really? I think many people’s perceptions of engineers are based on the comic strip Dilbert. He’s an engineer who wears glasses, doesn’t have great social skills, is very analytical… Ok, wait am I...