How to have it all as a working mom

I recently attended a women’s networking group. It was a small group of mostly fresh grads as well as a few more seasoned professionals. As we saddled around our seats for our first meeting, the moderator announced our first topic of discussion: Can women have it all? Excited, several women jumped right in, contemplating the […] Read more…

How to stay professionally fit on maternity leave

I used to be physically fit. I spent a lot of time in the gym. I ran road races and even finished a half-marathon once. I did yoga and walked almost everywhere, even up stairs. I ran up until my sixth month of my first pregnancy and got back out there shortly after she was […] Read more…

How to get daddy on duty: your co-parenting guide

“I’m not your best friend.” Those were the words Frank said to me the other day. In our usual style, I quickly retorted, “No worries, you aren’t mine either.” And with that, we went back to watching TV. It was Friday night and I was watching one of my fav guilty pleasures – Say yes […] Read more…

How to survive after having a baby + FREEBIE!

No matter where you are in your pregnancy, it’s never too early to watch today’s episode. Because we’re talking about the POST-birth plan. It’s so essential, yet not all of us mamas put much time or effort in planning for our survival the days after the baby is born. Like the selfless mamas we become, […] Read more…

Planning your maternity leave: 3 questions you need to ask

Maternity leave, like politics and religion, is a topic that should be avoided in polite conversations. Is that a Miss Manners rule? No? Maybe it should be. Or, maybe, the better solution is for all of us to stop judging new mothers for their decisions. It leaves them doubting their plans and feeling crummy for […] Read more…

Do you struggle with mommy guilt? Watch this.

Guilt. I have yet to meet a mama who hasn’t felt guilty about something at some point. It’s this constant companion that just won’t go away. It nags us about all the things we should be doing instead of the very thing we are doing. And, if you ignore it in the moment, it will […] Read more…

The idea that wouldn’t quit

“One day, I had an idea.” That’s the first line in this beautifully illustrated children’s book – What do you do with an idea? by Kobi Yamada. It’s also the first line in my story. Three years ago, I was struck by an idea. It really was just a semblance of an idea then, an […] Read more…